Cardiac Case Study- Jerry Wanamaker
History of Current Problem
Jerry is just getting over a bout of influenza and has been feeling better this week. However, he has not been able to fully “get back to normal”. Yesterday, he became short of breath from climbing two flights of stairs. He also woke up last night gasping for air. He has been weighing himself, and he state that he has not put on any extra weight. However, he has had a dry cough throughout the day. He took his blood pressure and found it was 156/92 mmHg. He decided to come to the office, given his medical history.
Additional Past Medical History
Remember to review the family’s medical history in the introductory presentation. In addition, recall that Jerry is still getting over the flu.