week 4 Case Study

 week 4 Case Study

L.A., a 66-year-old woman, was brought to the emergency room with expressive aphasia, left neglect, left facial droop, left-sided Hemiplegia, and dysphagia. Her husband states that when she awoke that morning at 0700, she remained in bed; her last complaint was a headache over the right temple at about 0600 earlier and feeling slightly weak. He let her rest a little more and went to eat breakfast, then thinking it was unusual for her to have those complaints, he went back to check on her and found she was having some trouble saying words and drooling from the left side. When he tried to help her from the bedside, he noticed flaccidity in her left hand and leg and brought her to the emergency department. Her medical history includes paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (PAF), hypertension (HTN), and hyperlipidemia. A recent cardiac stress test had normal findings, and her blood pressure (BP) has been well controlled. L.A. is currently taking levothyroxine (Tirosint-Sol) for hyperthyroidism, amlodipine (Norvasc), lisinopril (Zestril) for high blood pressure, and simvastatin (Zocor) for high cholesterol.

Please Answer the Following Questions

Identify a minimum of three subjective cues (risk factors) that are clinically significant and provide a brief rationale for each cue.
Based on the clinically significant data, what health condition is the client experiencing?
Using your words, describe the pathophysiology consistent with this condition.
Describe a minimum of three objective signs you will anticipate on inspection and palpation.
Discuss one health promotion teaching topic- relevant to the identified health condition.
Discuss one older adult teaching topic relevant to the identified health condition.

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