Create a wholistic care plan for disease prevention, health promotion, and acute care of the patient in the clinical case. Your care plan should be based on current evidence and nursing standards of care. Visit the online library and research for current scholarly evidence (no older than 5 years) to support your nursing actions. In addition, consider visiting government sites such as the CDC, WHO, AHRQ, Healthy People 2020. Provide a detailed scientific rationale justifying the inclusion of this evidence in your plan. Next determine the ICD-10 classification (diagnoses). The International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) is the official system used in the United States to classify and assign codes to health conditions and related information.USE care plan template to help you design a holistic patient care plan. The care plan example provided here is just a reference for you to build your care plan. You are expected to develop a comprehensive care plan based on your assessment, diagnosis, and advanced nursing interventions. Reflect on what you have learned about care plans through independent research and peer discussions and incorporate the knowledge that you have gained into your patient’s care plan.Grading CriteriaMaximum PointsCare plan demonstrated involvement of the client in the process of recognition, planning, and resolution of the problem.15Care plan included effective nursing interventions that were customized for the client and appropriate to the goal.15Care plan included diagnostic workup, medications, conservative measures, and a follow-up plan. 15Care plan provided rationale for choosing a particular treatment modality.15Care plan demonstrated logical diagnosis, which was substantiated with relevant evidence. 10Care plan focused on patient education, maintained a fine balance between major and minor health issues of the patient. 10Care plan included nursing interventions that are specific, appropriate, and free of essential omissions.10Used APA standards consistently and accurately.10Total100Week 4: Genitourinary Clinical Case
A 60-year-old Hispanic male presents with the chief complaint of decreased urinary flow. The patient
has been experiencing this over the past two years, but for the past two weeks, the symptoms
have increased significantly. The current symptoms are similar to what he experienced in the past.
However, for the past two weeks, he has had increased nocturia, with decreased strength of urinary
flow and slight terminal dysuria. Patient has had no treatment in the past. The nocturia has been very
troublesome over the past two weeks. Yesterday he had significant difficulty in starting his urine flow
and this is interfering with daily activities. He needs to pass urine four to five times every night. He has
been urinating frequently and always needs to know if there are bathrooms around.
Patient does not complain of any other radiating pain. He has had no treatment or diagnostic work
up in the past, but now the symptoms have been increasing in severity. He believes he had a lowgrade fever yesterday. The patient is not sure what is going on but thinks he may have cancer. He had
significant obstructive symptoms two days ago. Gradual worsening of symptoms has compelled him
to seek medical help now.
Patient has not sought any medical care for this problem to date. He is being treated for hypertension
and hypercholesterolemia. There is no known history of heart disease, but he was hospitalized five
years ago as a suspected case of angina. He was diagnosed with chest wall syndrome for which he was
treated and then released. There are no recent hospitalizations and no surgeries.
Denies any other positive review of systems. Denies abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting. No blood in
the stool. No gross hematuria.
Cardizem 240mg daily
Zocor 20mg daily
Patient is compliant with the prescribed regimen and knows why he is being treated.
No known drug allergies
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Week 4: Gastroenterology Clinical Case
Patient has a master’s degree in engineering and his income is $65,000.00 per year. Though
the patient is educated, he lacks an understanding of resources available to him. Patient
has no problems with finances. He has excellent access to healthcare, but most often does
not utilize the services to the extent that is expected. He has an excellent health insurance
coverage including a prescription plan.
Patient is married and his spouse has excellent general health. He has two grown-up sons
who live with their own families. They are 35 and 37 years old, both alive and well. Although
the patient has a master’s in engineering, his knowledge of healthcare is inadequate. He
believes that he is generally healthy.
His perception of self-efficacy is adequate. He has very little stress. His support systems
include his wife and friends from work who provide him with the required emotional support.
There is no family dysfunction. The patient is high strung and an over achiever. He gets little
from social support outside the home or work.
Patient is originally from United States. He lives in a suburban setting. His resources include
his wife and the people he works with. Though there are other resources available to him, he
is not sure what they are.
Smoking: Non smoker
Alcohol: Does not drink
Substance use: Denies substance abuse
His wife does most of the cooking. He believes that he gets adequate exercise, eats healthy,
and maintains a regular checkup regime with his physician.
He is an engineer and has always done the same work.
He has one sister and one brother. Both are alive and well. There is a remote history of heart
disease among his aunts and uncles.
Vital Signs: BP right arm sitting 140/92; T: 99 po; P:80 and regular; R 18, non-labored; Wt: 200#;
Ht: 71”
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Week 4: Gastroenterology Clinical Case
Lymph Nodes: None
Lungs: Clear
Heart: RRR with Grade II/VI systolic murmur heard best at the right sternal border
Carotids: No bruits
Abdomen: Android obesity, non-tender
Rectum: Stool light brown, heme positive. Prostate enlarged, boggy and tender to palpation.
Genital/Pelvic: Circumcised, no penial lesions, masses, or discharge.Testes are descended
bilaterally, no tenderness or masses
Extremities, Including Pulses: 2+ pulse throughout, no edema in the lower legs.
Neurologic: Not examined
Lab Results/Radiological Studies/EKG Interpretation
Lab Results
PSA: 6.0
Chem panel: WNL
Radiological Studies: None
EKG: None

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