cbrsmurf Posted March 27, 2014 Share Posted March 27, 2014 "Simple" cases, brought on by a recent preceptoring of a nearly graduated PA student as well as memories of when I first started off. Writing that first prescription without someone looking over shoulder can be scary the first time. Students only, please, although discussion will be open to all once we figured out what is best for our hypothetical patients. Pt #1: 42 year old African-American male, annual f/u, no complaints. Labs done prior to visit are normal. Wt: 180lbs Ht: 70in BP: 155/65 HR: 65 PMH: History of gout many years ago, otherwise healthy, no hx of smoking, 3-4 drinks/wk Meds: None, other than multivitamin daily; Previous annual BP measurements in office have ranged from systolic BP of 120's to 140's. Pt #2 65 y/o Caucasian female new patient, no complaints, here to establish care. Brings in labs done 6 months ago, fasting glucose 115, otherwise labs are normal. Retired, gardens daily. Wt: 150 lbs Ht: 55in BP: 160/60 HR: 75 PMH: Hyperlipidemia. Distant history of breast cancer, s/p R mastectomy & radiation, distant hx of smoking FHx: Father died MI at 60 y/o. Meds: pravastatin 10mg, Flonase PRN, fish oil, CoQ-10, ASA 81mg Your questions, thoughts, and plans? Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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