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discuss the influences of his age, gender, and ethnicity on hypertensive medications.

discuss the influences of his age, gender, and ethnicity on hypertensive medications. Type 2 diabetes : CF is a sixty-year-old African American male who presents as a new patient for initial evaluation and follow-up. He has been diagnosed with hypertension for the last twelve years and Type 2 diabetes for the same period of time.

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Evaluate the efficacy of these medications. Review them in terms of her age, gender, and ethnicity

Evaluate the efficacy of these medications. Review them in terms of her age, gender, and ethnicity The family history of cardiovascular disease: MT is a fifty-six-year-old obese (BMI 31.y5) Caucasian female with a significant family history of cardiovascular disease. She has uncontrolled hypertension and is currently taking metoprolol 50 mg twice daily. She has dyslipidemia

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Describe any and all variables that could be contributing to his symptoms.

Describe any and all variables that could be contributing to his symptoms. Epigastric pain: TJ is a fifty-five-year-old police officer who presents to the clinic with complaints of epigastric pain for two weeks. He has been taking over-the-counter (OTC) Zantac without relief. He has diagnosed about a year ago with a bleeding ulcer, and he

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How would you validate the diagnosis of fibromyalgia?

How would you validate the diagnosis of fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia: EP is a twenty-five-year-old African American female who has just moved to town and comes to the clinic for her first visit. She has been diagnosed with fibromyalgia. She reports that her previous primary care physician (PCP) was treating her with opiates only. She has been

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What implication does the previous TSH level have?

What implication does the previous TSH level have? Excessive fatigue: VG is a thirty-one-year-old female who comes in for a routine follow-up. She reports that she has been feeling excessive fatigue over the last month. She also notes that she is having some problems at work, not only because of her fatigue but also because

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What additional information would you like to collect? What is your working diagnosis?

What additional information would you like to collect? What is your working diagnosis? LN is a twenty-six-year-old married woman who presents at the clinic with symptoms of dysuria, frequency, and urgency. Further history yields two days of these symptoms but no fever, chills, or flank pain. She describes a burning discomfort during and immediately following

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How would you distinguish AOM and otitis media with effusion (OME)?

How would you distinguish AOM and otitis media with effusion (OME)? Acute otitis media: SJ is a sixteen-month-old boy who is brought to the clinic with a one-day history of tugging at his right ear and crying and a two-day history of decreased appetite, decreased playfulness, and difficulty sleeping. His mother has documented a fever,

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What are the differences you would need to consider if the patient was a child or if the patient is a geriatric patient?

What are the differences you would need to consider if the patient was a child or if the patient is a geriatric patient? Administration of ophthalmological medications requires some explanation. What are the important points that you would review with a patient when teaching how to instill ophthalmic drops and when teaching how to install

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What additional laboratory or radiological tests would be indicated and why? What would you expect to find?

What additional laboratory or radiological tests would be indicated and why? What would you expect to find? Over-the-counter (OTC) medications: JT is a fifty-five-year-old man with a three-day history of worsening shortness of breath, fever, chills, right-sided chest pain, and productive cough. He states that the initial symptoms started approximately one week ago. He has

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. Describe the study and results and explain how this would influence your action as an APN.

Many patients ask for non-prescription medications to use for various health problems, such as insomnia, depression, pain, memory, and anxiety. Select one patient complaint (for example, insomnia) and review the major herbs that have been recommended for treatment. Go to the South University Online Library and locate at least one peer-reviewed research article designed to