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Angina
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The patient may describe the discomfort as pressure, heaviness, squeezing, burning, or choking sensation. The pain may or may not radiate. If it radiates it typically… Pain occurring for few seconds or lasting for many hours and which is above the mandible and below the epigastrium is not due to angina (Alaeddini, 2006). Also, the intensity of angina does not…
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Angina Pectoris
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Angina Pectoris Name Class Angina Pectoris Introduction There are instances whereby the blood supply to the heart’s muscles becomes interrupted by various reasons. In effect, a person may experience pain in the chest that is normally associated with squeezing, chocking, heaviness, pressure, tightness, and suffocation.… Hence, angina may occur due to incidents…
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Stable Angina Pectoris
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The term angina pectoris was introduced in 1772 by William Heberden to refer to a syndrome characterized by a strangling sensation and anxiety in the chest area during or after exercise. He was not able to correlate it to cardiac conditions which other experts accomplished through identification of its association by necropsy with patients who suffered coronary heart disease (Christensen 10; Fox et al.…
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How Is Angina Diagnosed
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It is a medical emergency which can lead to myocardial infarction. The core defect in angina arises when an atheromatous plaque ruptures. Rupture or erosion of the plaque is a bad sign for… Prior to the management of unstable angina it is crucial to diagnose the problem. Unstable angina can be diagnosed by means of clinical presentation of patient and by the…
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Prevention and Management of Unstable Angina
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It may prompt a heart attack. Angina is a kind of discomfort felt in the chest which is brought on by poor blood flow through the blood vessels (coronary vessels) of the heart muscle… (NIH, 2011) Unstable angina additionally can happen with or without physical effort, and rest or pharmaceutical may not alleviate the agony. (NIH, 2011)Unstable angina is…
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Unstable angina and hyperosmolar hypoglycaemic nontetotic syndrome
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Of the five problems (Dehydration, Tachycardia, Decreased level of consciousness, Hyperglycemia, and Hyperkalemia), Hyperglycemia should be given first priority. Hyperglycemia is defined as a condition in whereby there is an excessive circulation of glucose in the blood. This… Hyperglycemia can result into other complications such as ketoacidosis and…
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Unstable angina and Hyperosmolar hypoglycaemic nontetotic
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Unstable angina and Hyperosmolar hypoglycaemic nontetotic syndrome Question one Of the five problems (Dehydration, Tachycardia, Decreased level of consciousness, Hyperglycemia, and Hyperkalemia), Hyperglycemia should be given first priority.… Reduced levels of insulin make it hard for the body to convert glucose into glycogen resulting into excess levels in…
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Pathophysiology Case Analysis Angina Pectoris or Myocardial Infarction
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Basically, the patient had experienced the effects of not having taken antihypertensive medication during the past year and such complacency resulted to exhibiting shortness of breath (dyspnea) while going up a staircase and getting easily fatigued after work. As mentioned, he… a pectoris’ which reflects through chest discomfort brought by the condition that…
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Factors in primary care that influence the recognition and evolution of stable angina into acute myocardial infarction
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In this study we used National library of medicine (NCBI) website (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov) and its subcategory - PubMed Central: free, full text journal articles located online at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/. We present the keywords and results from our research: KEYWORD: stabile angina pectoris 1.… …
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Nursing acutely ill patient
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Nursing Acutely ill patient Instructor Institution Date Health institutions and health providers should always ensure that strategies are in the right place in order to manage the patients who are in bad shape or those who are recovering from a critical illness.… This work is mainly going to discuss the management of patients admitted in Accident and Emergency…
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Case Presentation Pathophysiology
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Pathophysiology of Ischemic Heart Disease Ischemic heart disease, also known as coronary heart disease, occurs when oxygen to the heart muscles is deprived because of decreased blood flow, inadequate perfusion and inadequate removal of metabolic wastes (Zevitz, 2006).… Coronary artery disease mostly occurs due to atheroma formation and its complications like…
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HEART DIESAES
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Introduction There are several types of diseases affecting the heart and collectively they are called ‘heart diseases’ or cardiovascular diseases, broad terms denoting all the different sicknesses touching on the different components of the heart. Heart diseases are the major causes of death, especially in the US where over 700,000 heart disease allied deaths occurred in 1978 (Ottoboni and Ottoboni 2002, p.7).…
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Case Study Essay
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Assessment 2: Case study Essay Name Name of Institution Date Assessment 2: Case study Essay Mrs. Brown is suffering from a condition known as Angina which occurs as a result of inadequate supply of oxygen to the parts of the heart.… The two priority problems in Mrs. Brown’s case are; the acute pain on the patient’s chest which she rates it at 9 in a scale of…
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Complex Care Assignment
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Angina pectoris (or simply Angina) is a medical condition brought about by decreased supply of blood to the heart because of the reduced size of coronary arteries supplying blood to the heart. It is a major sign of coronary artery disease presented as acute chest pain. There… The impulse produced is then represented by a pattern that shows the dysfunction ie…
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Learning Points
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In order to find the right cause and remedy of an illness, it is necessary to examine the patient’s infection history- it is vital that the medical practitioner assesses the previous diagnosis of the patient in order to find out the likelihood of similar infections and/or new… This collectively places the medical practitioner in the best position to note the…
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Pharmacology
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Pharmacology Question 1 1. Glyceryl trinitrate is a vasodilator that has an effect on both veins and arteries. Nitro lingual Pump spray is a dose spray that is metered and contains Glyceryl trinitrate. Each metered dose has a delivery of 400µg for every spray emission and the product conveys Glyceryl trinitrate as spray droplets below the tongue.… To prevent…
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Congestive Heart Failure
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Case Study: Congestive Heart Failure Name University Case Study: Congestive Heart Failure The case subject Ms. Fischer came to the hospital with three presenting complaints of increased shortness of breath, weight gain and chest pain. She has a history of congestive heart failure (CHF), atrial fibrillation, hypertension and four incidences of hospitalization for aggravation of CHF symptoms.…
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MANAGEMENT OF CORONARY HEART DISEASE, EXPLORING KEY CONCEPTS IN CARE DELIVERY
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The study undertaken is aimed to focus on the process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patients with the said disease… id blockage is referred to as plaque which can be composed of different types of materials that can be carried by the blood including fat, cholesterol, calcium, etc. The blockage of the arteries then is one of the…
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An evaluation of the planning and delivery of nursing care. Acute management of patient with NSTEMI
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Chest pain is a very wide complaint that can be pointing to several diseases other than cardiac in origin. The reason why there is a need to evaluate patients presenting with chest pain in any situation is that for health care providers to assess at once the possibility of the patient having a heart attack that is a life threatening condition… In the United…
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Coronary Artery Disease
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Introduction: This is the story of a 60-year-old man diagnosed with severe coronary artery disease, which is the typical picture of older men of the Western world. They live a life of their own style at its full spirit, but eventually develop this disease in the coronary arteries leading to suffering, loss of quality of life, morbidity, and even death.…
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Coronary Artery Disease
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Coronary Artery Disease Overview of the Disease: Coronary artery disease happens to be the most significant cause of death of people in United States. According to the records maintained by the American Heart Association, number of people in US that have some form of coronary artery disease is more than 15 million (The New York Times, 2011).… Common causes of…
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Physician Query
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Please review the documentation in the patient medical record on the Discharge Summary (appended as Annexure I) to ensure coding compliance and accuracy. You are requested to address the query, include the missing information and return the query (duly dated and signed). The… HOSPITAL COURSE AND TREATMENT: The patient was admitted and started on Lovenox and…
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Community Needs
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This assignment describes the discussion of the statement "Health is all wealth". The researcher focuses on understanding it in the context of modern times, when people are more tech savvy and play football on PS3 rather than burning out a few calories in the field.… HIV antiretroviral drug treatment is the main type of treatment for HIV or AIDS. It is not a…
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Anatomy and Phisiology II Heart Disease
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The group of cardiovascular diseases is the permanent leader amongst the causes of deaths. By the assessment of CDC (Center of Disease Control) coronary heart disease and stroke make nearly 40% of all deaths in the United States. In other words more than 900,000 Americans die of coronary artery disease or stroke while more than 25% of US population suffering the cardiovascular disease (CDC, 2005).…
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Heart Rate Lowering Drug: Ivabradine
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Self-sustained contractile activity is really an essential cardiac feature, vital for existence. … A sophisticated strategy for comprehension of pacemaker initiation and propagation had to bid time for centuries, right up until the revealing of the bundle linking atrium and ventricle by Wilhelm His, the atrioventricular node by Sunao Tawara, and the sinoatrial…
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