recommendation however is that the patient could benefit from the addition of a

Recommendation however is that the patient could

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recommendation however is that the patient could benefit from the addition of a beta-blocker like metoprolol that would help with both his blood pressure and CHF after becoming properly adherent to his current regimen. Risk Factors The Patient is a 58-year-old African American obese male that has an extensive history of heart related chronic conditions. Additionally his had hypertension and hyperlipidemia. All of these things plus the fact that he is currently non-adherent to his medications put him at an increased risk of having another cardiac event. Subjective Patient chief complaint today is his SOB and chest pain. Patient also has difficulty falling asleep at night. He reports having frequent chest pain that is improved when raising the bed. The patient is currently non-adherent to his medications as it remind he that he is going to die. Patient also has a sleep apnea machine but does not use it. Recently diagnosed with depression but is currently not prescribed any medications. Objective The patient is a 58-year-old African American male with a PMH of
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