Question: scenario mw is a 65yearold female she is a retired...
Scenario: M.W. is a 65-year-old female. She is a retired auto worker who lives in a condo with her golden retriever, Charlie. She has a history of diabetes type II diagnosed 3 years ago. She had a myocardial infarction in 2012. She does not exercise. She denies smoking or alcohol use. She was feeling fine until yesterday. A&O x4, shortness of breath on exertion, fine crackles in bilateral lower lobes, O2saturation 89% on RA. S1and S2audible without murmur, cap refill >2 secs lower extremities, <2 secs in upper extremities. Vitals: BP 100/60, HR 84, RR 28, Temp 36.1C. Ht: 5’ 5” Wt: 200 lbs.
Question: Do you believe her Heart Failure is acute or chronic? Why?
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