Respiratory Case Studies

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A review of the medical records indicates that she was admitted to MMHS from 1/22 to 2/7/17 for shortness of breath and cough. She was diagnosed and treated for pneumonia with antibiotic therapy. She suffers from multiple medical illnesses includes chronic CHF with shortness of breath. She uses oxygen 2-3 L/Min, chronic stable HTN, Chronic poorly controlled DM and chronic anxiety. At today’s she is accompanied by her son and daughter in law. She opens her eyes to her name and follows simple commands but drift off to sleep. The son reports that the patient has been in and out of the hospital. He reports that since been home she spends most of the time in bed due to increased weakness. He states that previously she was able to ambulate with
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