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ST. MARY'S COLLEGENURSING PROGRAMTagum CityA CASE STUDYonHYPERTENSIVE URGENCY, HYERTENSIVE CARIOVASCULAR DISEASE,CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE, LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY, SINUSRHYTHM, NOT IN FAILURE; PROSTATE CANCER STAGE III ___________________________ Presented to:EVIE LUZ S. DOCENA, RN, MNClinical Instructor In Partial Fulfillment of the RequirementsInRelated Learning Experience(RLE) __________________________ By:Castillo, Kent John N.Rodriguez, Michael Roy B.Cinco, Romruth C.Sedico, Quenny Lou A.Presores, Gerlie MaeAugust 2009
 
TABLE OF CONTENTS
A.Introduction---------B.Objective of the Study-------C.Assessment---------
Biographic Data
Chief Complaint
History of Present Illness
Past medical and Nursing History
Personal, Social-Economic HistoryD.Patient Need Assessment-------E.General Survey---------F.Course in the ward--------G.Laboratories and Diagnostic Examinations----H.Review of Anatomy and Physiology-----I.Symptomatology--------J.Etiology of the disease-------K.Pathophysiology--------
 
Written Pathophysiology
DiagramL.Synthesis of clients conditioned status fromadmission to present--------M.Evaluation of the Objective of the study----N.Nursing Care Plan--------O.Bibliography---------
A.INTRODUCTION
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for all people in the US, and stroke isthe third leading cause of death. Heart disease and stroke are also major causes of disability and significant contributors to increasing health care costs in the US. Themortality rate for cardiovascular disease (heart disease, stroke, and chronic obstructivepulmonary disease) is greater than the combined rate for all leading causes of death(cancer, unintentional injuries, pneumonia/influenza, diabetes, suicide, kidney disease,chronic lever disease and cirrhosis). (US DHHS, 2000). The major risk factors for cardiovascular disease are hypertension, smoking, hypercholesterolemia, high alcoholconsumption, and lack of physical activity. (Tamir and Cachola, 1994). In 2001 therewere approximately 460,000 indigenous people in Australia, accounting for 2.4% of thepopulation. However persons greater than 40 years old account for proportionatelyfewer indigenous people, reflecting the fact that indigenous people are much more likelyto die before they are old than the general Australian public: men at 56 years; women at63 years. In addition, death rates are estimated to be four times higher in indigenousthan in non-indigenous Australians.In 2002 the leading cause of death in indigenous people was cardiovascular disease (CVD), responsible for 1/3 of all deaths, followed by ischemic heart disease(16%) and stroke (9%). Of indigenous Australians aged 35–44 years, 16% reported a

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