Careplan for Brenda patton Brenda Patton is an 18-year-old Caucasian female, G1P0 at 38 2/7 weeks of gestation admitted to the labor and birthing unit for labor assessment. The patient….
A 58-year-old man presents to the ED with progressive dyspnea over the course of 1 week.
A 58-year-old man presents to the ED with progressive dyspnea over the course of 1 week. Upon arrival, he is able to speak in full sentences and states that he stopped taking all of his medications recently. Initial vitals include a HR of 92 beats per minute, a BP of 180/100 mm Hg, and an RR of 16 breaths per minute with an oxygen saturation of 94% on room air. Upon physical examination, the patient has bibasilar crackles, jugular venous distention, and pedal edema. Which of the following medication regimens was the patient most likely on?
a. Loop diuretic only
b. Aspirin only
c. Loop diuretic and β-blocker
d. Calcium channel blocker
e. Loop diuretic, β-blocker, and angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor