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Week 5 – Discussion 1 You are floor nurse caring for a 58-year male, electrician post-cardiac catheterization after his EKG indicated he had a myocardial infarction (MI). He has a history of high cholesterol with no other reported risk factors. Based on your knowledge of the pathophysiology of MI, address the following: Thoroughly explain the epidemiology of the disease process. Examine each of the following three elements: ) The cultural; 2.) The financial; and 3.) The environmental implications related to this disease process. Support all three with a scholarly source! What would 3-5 priority nursing interventions be for the client with this disease process? This can include labs and diagnostics. What are critical indicators? Support with a scholarly source. Provide three areas of patient education you feel are critical to teach the client with a diagnosis of this disease. Consider medical product safety and the length of time the client has had the disease. Support with a scholarly source. What members of the interdisciplinary team need to be included for holistic patient-centered care? Provide a rationale and Support with a scholarly source. Thoroughly explain the epidemiology of the disease process. Examine each of the following three elements: ) The cultural; 2.) The financial; and 3.) The environmental implications related to this disease process.

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