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Will need minimum of 1 to 1 and 1/2 full content pages, plus title, and reference page APA Style, double spaced, times new romans, font 12, and and 3 references with intext citations. References within 3 years (2016-2018).
Location: XYZ Family Practice
You are an NP student in this practice. Your next patient is the following:
“I had to come in today because I have been coughing for a long time”
Amanda Smith (69 year old, black female) is a retired postal worker. During the visit, she is coughing continually. She states the cough started 5 days ago intermittently but 2 days ago it became constant. Her chart indicates that she has been a patient of the practice for 5 years, gets care regularly and her HTN has been controlled for 4 years.
Married – 2 adult children A & W
Non-Smoker now. Smoke 1 pack a day for 15 years. Quit x5 years ago
No alcohol or drug use
Baptist, attends church regularly and is a member of the choir
Mother – Deceased at age 27 from traumatic accident
Father – Deceased age 78 related to renal failure secondary to diabetes type II
Siblings – one brother age 61 A & W
Medical/Surgical/Health Maintenance Hx
Measles, mumps and chicken pox as a child.
Tetanus/Diptheria/Pertussis – Last dose 2 years ago
Influenza – Last dose 9 months ago
Pneumococcal vaccine at age 65
Zostivax at age 60
Chronic diagnoses – HTN x 5 years
Takes HCTZ 25 mg daily
Usual weight has been maintained