Causes Of Death Within Australia Is Cardiovascular Disease With The Aging Population Being At An Increased Risk

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One of the most leading causes of death within Australia is cardiovascular disease with the aging population being at an increased risk; within Australia 29.2% who are over the age of 75 will have some type of cardiac disease (Australian Bureau of Statistics 2013). The aim of this essay is to use the nursing process as a tool to work through an issue that may arise post angiogram to provide appropriate plan of care, the issues that will be focused on throughout this paper is bleeding. This paper will encompass a summary of the case Mrs. Green, the pathophysiology of a ST elevation myocardial infarction, the patho-pharmacology of the medications that Mrs. Green is currently taking, the mental health considerations that Mrs. Green may face, the ethical considerations that need to be taken into consideration, the ANMC competencies 8.1 & 8.2 will be discussed, the importance of patient outcomes will be analysed, a description of clinical reasoning will be included, the plan of care will be discussed with a care plan added as an appendix and the inter-professional roles will also be discussed. Mrs. Green is a 78 year old female who lives on her own in a single story home in South Australia, (School of Nursing & Midwifery 2014). She is retired and is a widow and has two children and 5 grandchildren, she has a very supportive family but they live a while away and are only able to visit on the weekends, she has a pet dog named Matilda that keeps her company (School of Nursing &

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