It commonly affects people over the age of 60 but can begin at any age Holland

It commonly affects people over the age of 60 but can

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called underactive thyroid, hypothyroidism affects women more frequently than men. It commonly affects people over the age of 60, but can begin at any age (Holland, 2019). Hypertension- high blood pressure, puts you at risk for heart disease, vision loss, kidney failure, and stroke when too high. (Mcdermott, 2019). Coronary artery disease - also known as “coronary heart disease (CHD)”, it is when the blood flow in the arteries that supplies blood to the heart are impaired. Uncontrolled coronary artery disease can lead to heart attack (Higuera & Healthline Editorial Team, 2019). Constipation – difficulty or being unable to have a bowel movement. Having constipation normally presents abdominal pain as its most common symptom (Wells, 2019) Diet: Normal diet with soft texture Bath: Shower every Monday and Friday morning In/Out: Depends on Doctor’s order Mobility: Need physical assistance by a health care aide. Able to bear weight through leg(s). Can follow one step command. 2 person assist. Bowel Movement/ Bowel Routine: Needs to be checked every three days. Mostly loose and L/XL in size. BM incontinence and so does urinary. Treatment: No treatment Appointment: Nursing rehab walking program (between August 2019 to November 2019).
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Running head: Research assignment 3 References Brindles Lee Macon and Kristeen Cherney. (2019, February 21). Congestive Heart Failure: Types, Causes, Stages, and Treatment. Retrieved from
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