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Unformatted text preview: o If the patient has fluid overload they may also have shortness of breath and ankle swelling o Past medical history – UTI, hypertension, diabetes mellitus o Drugs – ACEI/ARB, NSAIDs o Family history – PCKD, Alport syndrome o Social history – exposure to heavy metals On examination you may find: o Pallor o yellow skin pigmentation o brown nails o purpura o bruising o Shortness of breath o Increased BP o cardiomegaly o pleural effusion o pulmonary and peripheral oedema (If the patient has diabetes mellitus look for evidence of retinopathy and neuropathy)...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10