qUESTION AND ANSWER.do - Evaluate the Health History and Medical Information for Mrs J presented below Based on this information formulate a conclusion

qUESTION AND ANSWER.do - Evaluate the Health History and...

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Evaluate the Health History and Medical Information for Mrs. J., presented below.Based on this information, formulate a conclusion based on your evaluation, and complete the Critical Thinking Essay assignment, as instructed below.Health History and Medical InformationHealth HistoryMrs. J. is a 63-year-old married woman who has a history of hypertension, chronic heart failure, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Despite requiring 2L of oxygen/nasal cannula at home during activity, she continues to smoke two packs of cigarettes a day and has done so for 40 years. Three days ago, she had sudden onset of flu-like symptoms including fever, productive cough, nausea, and malaise. Over the past 3 days, she has been unable to perform ADLs and has required assistance in walking short distances. She has not taken her antihypertensive medications or medications to control her heart failure for 3 days. Today, she has been admitted to the hospital ICU with acute decompensated heart failure and acute exacerbation of COPD.Subjective Data1.Is very anxious and asks whether she is going to die.2.Denies pain but says she feels like she cannot get enough air.3.Says her heart feels like it is "running away."4.Reports that she is exhausted and cannot eat or drink by herself.Objective Data1.Height 175 cm; Weight 95.5kg.2.Vital signs: T 37.6C, HR 118 and irregular, RR 34, BP 90/58.3.Cardiovascular: Distant S1, S2, S3 present; PMI at sixth ICS and faint: all peripheral pulses are 1+; bilateral jugular vein distention; initial cardiac monitoring indicates a ventricular rate of 132 and atrial fibrillation.4.Respiratory: Pulmonary crackles; decreased breath sounds right lower lobe; coughing frothy blood-tinged sputum; SpO2 82%.5.Gastrointestinal: BS present: hepatomegaly 4cm below costal margin.InterventionThe following medications administered through drug therapy control her symptoms:1.IV furosemide (Lasix)2.Enalapril (Vasotec)3.Metoprolol (Lopressor)4.IV morphine sulphate (Morphine)5.Inhaled short-acting bronchodilator (ProAir HFA)6.Inhaled corticosteroid (Flovent HFA)7.Oxygen delivered at 2L/ NCCritical Thinking EssayIn 750-1,000 words, critically evaluate Mrs. J.'s situation. Include the following:1.Describe the clinical manifestations present in Mrs. J.2.Discuss whether the nursing interventions at the time of her admissions were appropriate for Mrs. J. and explain the rationale for each of the medications listed.
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3.Describe four cardiovascular conditions that may lead to heart failure and what can be done in the form of medical/nursing interventions to prevent the development of heart failure in each condition.
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