She is up to date on yearly mammograms. She has a history of hypertension
A 46 year old, 230 lb woman with a family history of breast cancer. She is up to date on yearly mammograms. She has a history of hypertension. She complains of hot flushing, night sweats and genitourinary symptoms. She had felt well until 1 month ago and she presented to her gynecologist for her annual gyn examination and to discuss her symptoms. She has a history of ASCUS about 5 years ago on her pap, other than that, Pap smears have been normal. Home medications are Norvasc 10mg daily and HCTZ 25mg daily and her blood pressure is 150/90. She has regular monthly menstrual cycles. Her last menstrual period was 1 month ago. Post a brief description of your patients health needs from the above case study. Be specific. Then explain the type of treatment regimen that you would recommend for treating your patient and why. Be sure to justify your response. Explain a patient education strategy you might recommend for assisting your patient with the management of their health needs. Be specific and provide examples.