S.H. is a 25-year-old man who comes to the emergency department with chest pain radiating to…
S.H. is a 25-year-old man who comes to the emergency department with chest pain radiating to the arm, behind sternum.
- Character. Substernal chest pain, pressure, heaviness, or discomfort. Other sensations include a squeezing, aching, burning, choking, strangling, or cramping pain.
- Severity. Pain score of 10
- Location. Behind middle or upper third of sternum radiating to the arm.
- Physical Examination
- Blood pressure 189/92, pulse 120, temperature 97.7° F, respirations 22
1.The health care provider diagnoses S.H. with CHF disease. What are the common causes of CHF disease
2.Name 2 priority nursing diagnosis for SH with 2 interventions, and 2 nursing goal with teachings.
3.S.H. is being discharged with prescriptions Inderal (Propranolol) and Nitroglycerin and recommendations to follow up with his primary care physician in 3-4 days.
4.What should your discharge teaching for S.H. include?