Case Study: HypertensionNo PLAGERISM, READ THE HIGLIGTED ONLY BULLETED ANSWERS FOR #2 AND #3 question is all you have to answerAfter reviewing the case, please provide answers to the questions that follow. Concise, bulleted answers are highly preferred. Points will be removed for lengthy answers.1st VisitBackground:PT is a 64 year old African American schoolteacher who presents today for her annual flu shot. She is afebrile. Her blood pressure is noted to be 182/98 mm Hg and a diagnosis of hypertension is made.Vitals:· Height: 5’3”· Weight: 86 kg (IBW = 52 kg)· Blood pressure: 182/98· Pulse: 60PMH:· High BP measurement at last 2 clinic visits· Osteoporosis· Rheumatoid arthritis· Hyperlipidemia· Chronic constipationFamily History:· Mother with hypertensionSocial History:· Non-smoker· 1 glass of red wine nightlyCurrent Medications:· Lovastatin 40 mg po QD· Ibuprofen 600 mg po QID· Premarin (conjugated estrogens) 0.625 mg po QD· Calcium carbonate 1250 mg po QD· Alendronate 70 mg po Q weekLabs:· Na 140· K 4.0· BUN 20· SCr 0.7Questions1. What stage should PT’s blood pressure measurement of 182/98 mm Hg be classified as?· Stage 32. What factors may be increasing PT’s blood pressure levels (i.e., secondary hypertension)?3. Which non-pharmacologic, lifestyle modifications should be recommended for PT?
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