Model Note Differential diagnosis includes benign sinus dysrhythmia increased

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Model Note: Differential diagnosis includes benign sinus dysrhythmia, increased intracranial pressure, increased vagal tone, and myocard ischemia. Her blood pressure should be monitored to ensure perfusion to rule out myocardial ischemia. She should be assessed for other symptoms that may indicate an underlying problem. With no other symptoms, it can be assumed that the dysrhythmia is benign since it is so common in children. Tina’s 68-year-old paternal aunt struggles with controlling her hypertension and high cholesterol. What concern might you have concerning all body systems, and how would this change your assessment? What teaching poin would you review with Tina’s paternal aunt? Student Response: Both hypertension and high cholesterol, if untreated, can lead to cerebrovascular diseases and thrombosis. Uncontrolled hypertension can le to worsening atherosclerosis, leading to CVA/thrombosis. Hypertension affects pretty much every body system: renal failure, stroke, vision los sleep disorders, peripheral vascular disease, cardiovascular disease, ulcerations on the skin. Special considerations would be taken to asses
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