Case Study of a Patient with Asthma

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Case Study of a Patient with Asthma
1. History of Present Illness: Ms. B. is a 39 year old obese female who has just been diagnosed with asthma ago after multiple episodes of difficulty breathing , chest tightness and wheezing every day for the past week. She also reports coughing that is worse at night but denies any sputum production with the cough, any fever, chills or night sweats.
Medications: None
Review of systems
General: reduced energy in recent months, 40 lb weight gain within the past year,
HEENT: No headaches, no dizziness or light headedness, no,
Eyes: No blurry vision, no double vision, wears glasses
Ears: No hearing difficulties, no ringing in her ears, no ear pain, no discharge,
Nose: No post nasal drips, no nasal...
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National Lung Heart and Blood Insitute (2007). Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of asthma. Retrieved from http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/asthma/asthgdln.pdf
The Nutrition Center @ CSU (n.d.). Nutrition Assessment Form. Retrieved from http://www.fshn.cahs.colostate.edu/centers_services/nutrition_center/files/Nutrition_Assessment.pdf
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2007). Asthma Action Care Plan. Retrieved from http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/lung/asthma/asthma_actplan.pdf