JC, an at-risk 86-year-old Asian male is physically and financially dependent on his daughter, a single mother who has little time or money for her father’s health needs

CASE STUDY 1 

JC, an at-risk 86-year-old Asian male is physically and financially dependent on his

daughter, a single mother who has little time or money for her father’s health needs. He

has ahx of hypertension (HTN), gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), b12

deficiency, and chronic prostatitis. He currently takes Lisinopril 10mg QD, Prilosec

20mg QD, B12 injections monthly, and Cipro 100mg QD. He comes to you for an

annual exam and states “I came for my annual physical exam, but do not want to be a

burden to my daughter.”

Post an explanation of the specific socioeconomic, spiritual, lifestyle, and other cultural factors associated with the patient you were assigned. Explain the issues that you would need to be sensitive to when interacting with the patient, and why. Provide at least five targeted questions you would ask the patient to build his or her health history and to assess his or her health risks.

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