What are your treatment goals for Mr. Russell today?

Mr. Russell is a 69-year-old male who presents to your clinic with complaints heart palpitations and light headedness on and off for the past month. He has a history of hypertension and is currently prescribed HCTZ.

Vital Signs: B/P 180/95, Irregular HR 78, Resp. 20, Weight 99 kilograms

Lower extremities with moderate 3+edema noted bilaterally, ABD + BS, Neuro AOX3,

Labs: NA 143mEq/L, CL 99 mmol/L BUN 18mg/dL, Hbg 15.

  • What are your treatment goals for Mr. Russell today?
  • What is your pharmacologic plan; please state your rationale for your plan?
  • What are five key patient education points based on your plan?
  • How would your plan change if your patient is African American?

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