Analyze the case study found on p. 479 of your textbook by addressing the assigned questions below. While analyzing the case, be sure to identify the major problems and issues. Draft a response or strategy for addressing the major problems and issues.
Make recommendations to improve the patient’s health.
Discuss any negative consequences that may occur if the patient’s health issue is not addressed.
Your response should be at least one page in length. Include at least one reference to support your work in APA style. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.
Information about accessing the Blackboard Grading Rubric for this assignment is provided below.
During a recent trip to the doctors office, Maria had a standard urinalysis. The results worry her doctor. In her iron there was a tiny amount of protein. The doctor order more extensive tests.
Why is Maria’s doctor concerned? It’s only a little protein.
What other tests should the doctor order?
When the tests come back, the doctor tells Maria she needs to go on an ACE inhibitor, even though her blood pressure is normal. What is the diagnosis?