Hypertension diagnosed at age 57 Reports belief that hypertension is okay well

Hypertension diagnosed at age 57 reports belief that

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Hypertension diagnosed at age 57 Reports belief that hypertension is "okay" (well-controlled) Reports that typical number in the doctor's office is "never above 140 for the first number" Reports that he doesn't check BP at home Reports that he only checks BP at doctor's office every few months Denies checking BP before taking medication Followed up about osteoarthritis diagnosis Arthritis diagnosed at age 57 Reports hip pain Reports knee pain Reports morning stiffness Reports using heat to relieve pain Reports doing exercises to help symptoms
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Followed up about prostate enlargement diagnosis Diagnosed at age 69 Asked about allergies Denies general allergies Denies environmental allergies Denies latex allergy Asked specifically about medication allergies Denies medication allergies Home Medications Asked about home medications Reports medication for hypertension Reports medication for prostate enlargement Reports occasionally taking a sleep aid Denies taking vitamins Denies taking herbal supplements Asked about medication regimen adherence Reports using a pillbox to organize medications Denies missing doses of medication Denies missing doses of medication because of side effects Denies difficulty obtaining medications because of finances Denies difficulty obtaining medications because of transportation Followed up on last dose of home medications Reports taking hypertension medication this morning Reports last dose of medication for prostate enlargement yesterday Reports last dose of sleep aid was earlier this week Followed up on medication for hypertension Reports taking metoprolol Reports metoprolol dosage: 25 mg Reports metoprolol frequency: 1x daily Denies metoprolol side effects Followed up on medication for prostate enlargement Reports taking Proscar (finasteride) Reports Proscar dosage: 5 mg Reports Proscar frequency: 1x daily Denies Proscar side effects Followed up on sleep aid Reports taking Benadryl to make him drowsy
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Reports Benadryl dosage: Isn't sure Reports Benadryl frequency: once or twice a week Denies Benadryl side effects Family History Asked about relevant family history Reports father died of colon cancer Reports mother died of heart failure Social History Asked about substance use Reports occasional alcohol use Denies illicit drug use Reports past cigarette smoking Followed up on alcohol use Reports occasional beer or cocktails Reports drinking only at gatherings Reports drinking less than 1 drink per week Reports that drinking often gives heartburn
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