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Scenario – Mr George McFarlane

I:Mr George McFarlane is a 53 year old male.

S:George has presented to the accident and emergency department with a history of chest pain which started yesterday as he was driving back from an interstate trip.

B:George’s past Medical History (PMHx) include:

·         Type ll Diabetes needing close management. Records BGL daily

·         Osteoarthritis in L) Knee

·         Allergy to Penicillin

Social History (SHx):

·         Married for 5 years to Yu Yan, who is of Chinese heritage, she speaks English well

·         Occupation: Long Haul truck driver, often isolated from family and friends as on the road and away from home due to work. Speaks to wife daily when away.

·         ETOH (Alcohol) usage on a regular basis

·         Smoker, averages 15cigarettes per day

·         Often consumes take away/ fast food diet as away from home regularly

·         Sedentary lifestyle, often watches TV to cope with stress. Little to no exercise

A:Mr McFarlane is 118kg and 180cm in height. Current vital signs Resp 26, O2Sats 97% on room air (RA), BP 170/90, HR 110, Temp 37.

 

 

 QUESTION: Coronary heart disease (CHD) risk factors can be divided into non-modifiable and modifiable.

 

a.       Outline your understanding of modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors

b.       Provide at least two (2) examples,each, of modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors for George.

Reference required.

 

 

 

 

 

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