Week 4 Case Study Cardiovascular

Week 4 Case Study: Cardiovascular

  • Due Sunday by 11:59pm
  • Points 25
  • Submitting a file upload

Instructions:

  • Be sure to include at least one reference.
  • Include in-text citations as needed.

Select one case to discuss.

  • Case 1: An 89-year-old female complains of a “stabbing chest pain” and points to the area just below her scapula at the right mid-clavicular line. She states that she had an upper respiratory infection last week that “just seems to hang on.” No other complaints.
  • Case 2: A 58-year-old male presents with a complaint of severe chest pain over the last hour. He states that he did not call 911 because he cannot afford an ambulance.
  • Case 3: A 15-year-old immigrant was brought to the clinic by her mother because client complains of shortness of breath, chest pains, diaphoresis and easy fatiguability. She claims she has had on and off bouts of tonsillitis since she was a child that resulted in tonsillectomy surgery when she was 12. Last week, she was unable to participate in the cheer leading tryouts because of knee pain and a rash that she noticed on her trunk for the past 2 weeks.