Write your answers in a short essay.
October 7, 2022
Medical Terminology, The Body as a Whole and Circulatory System in your textbook
The patient is a 56-year-old male who had been complaining of recurrent chest pain when performing mild activities at home. The chest pain subsides when he lies down. Also, he has experienced SOB when carrying groceries and climbing one set of stairs. He has a history of CHF.
Arrives in the ER with angina pectoris that is relieved with bed rest. His BP is 180/110. He has SOB. His EKG indicates he is having arrhythmias and an MI. He has been given aspirin and will be started on antiarrhythmias, diuretics, antihypertensives and oxygen. He will be admitted to CCU for observation and treatment.
Answer the following questions:
1. Define the words typed in bold. You will receive 5 points for defining the words in bold.
2. Discuss the health implications of the patient’s symptoms
3. Discuss the expected outcomes of the prescribed medications
4. Discuss the hoped for changes in the patient’s medical condition.
Write your answers in a short essay. The essay will be graded according to the rubric in Canvas. Write the essay in a word document, check for spelling