Unit 3: Unit 3: Acute and Chronic Cardiovascular and Peripheral Vascular Problems in Primary Care – Discussion
Your essay should be qualitative and provide substantive depth that advances the discussion. Reference must be no more than 5yrs old and must use scholarly Nursing journals.
Discussion Topic: Cardiovascular and Peripheral Vascular Problems
• For Group A, read the Scenario 1 and answer all questions in a essay form. Make sure to use sub-heading to outline your essay.
A 58-year-old male present to the clinic with complaints of chest pain. He states that for the last 5 months he has noted intermittent substernal chest pressure radiating to the left arm. The pain occurs primarily when exercising vigorously and is relieved with rest. He denies associated shortness of breath, nausea, vomiting, or diaphoresis. He has a medical history significant for hypertension and dyslipidemia. He is taking atenolol for his high blood pressure and is eating a low cholesterol diet. His family history reveals father died at the age of 50 from a myocardial infarction. He has a 40 pack year smoking history and is currently trying to quit. His physical exam is within normal limits with the exception of his blood pressure being 150/95 mm/Hg and his heart rate of 80 bpm.
A. What is the likely diagnosis and how would you classify his diagnosis clinically?
B. What are the most common causes of this disease? Which is the most likely cause for this disease for this patient?
C. What are the patient’s risk factors for this disease?
APA 6th edition, references cant be no more then 5 year old
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Formal and Informal communication
Which strategies can be used to decrease medication error and improve patient education and why? Your plan should demonstrate how you plan to use formal and informal communication channels to implement the plan.
In addition, explain how the communication plan addresses what you are hoping to achieve with your strategic goal. What leadership or managerial skills will you draw upon in implementing this plan?