Instructions

In at least 750 words, or 3 double-spaced pages, prepare a case report that addresses the following:

  1. Based on the case study provided, respond to the following questions:
    • Mention the symptoms and signs you found in this patient.
    • Did you find any remarkable detail in the personal and social history of our patient that can help to make the diagnosis?
    • What is a silent myocardial infarction, and why did it happen to this patient?
    • What results do you expect to find in the tests ordered?
    • What are some differential diagnoses?
    • What are some complications of myocardial infarction?
  2. The patient suffers from silent myocardial infarction, but there are other types of heart diseases. Consider these questions:
    • Describe the heart valvular disorders and how they can produce cardiac failure.
    • What is endocarditis, and what are the most common causes?
    • How many types of shocks are there? Explain them.
  3. As a lifetime smoker, the patient is at risk of several respiratory disorders. Consider these questions:
    • What is COPD? What are the three most common diseases that produce a COPD? What are their causes?
    • What is asthma? Explain the origin of its symptoms.
    • What is a pneumothorax? What are its symptoms and signs, and what are its causes?

All references must be cited using APA Style format. Minimum of 3 sources

Please review attached case study and grading rubric