Generalized Osteoarthritis: A Case Study

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The first diagnosis is neuropathy (hereditary and idiopathic). This refers to a condition that mainly affects the normal function of the nerves; in this case the cause hasn’t been clearly identified. We can assume that this client is taking Lyrica to control the effects of this condition. The second diagnosis is primary generalized osteoarthritis. This is considered the most common type of arthritis and it specifically targets the joints. The most common areas affected are “hands, knees, hips and spine” (Mayo Clinic, n.d.). Currently our patient is taking Celebrex to control any inflammation or pain caused by this medical condition. The third diagnosis is benign hypertensive heart disease. Benign hypertension is considered a less aggressive
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