1. Create a concept map based on the given case study. Use the electronic version available on Dabbleboard, another computerized concept map program:
2. Concept map requirements for inclusion:
a. Demonstrate the pathophysiological concepts that pertain to this case study.
b. Indicate relationships between concepts—group clusters or patterns of signs and symptoms.
3. Complete the critical thinking questions.
“57 yea-old male with history of hypertension was just placed on lisinopril. He presents to the Emergency Department with a swollen uvula, difficulty breathing and swallowing.
PMHx: Hypertension, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Obesity
Meds: Lisinopril 20 mg daily
Vitals: HR 90 BP 140/90 RR 24 Sat 96% RA Temp 37C
HEENT: Mild upper lip swelling, moderate uvula swelling but airway patent. No tongue swelling. No rash, erythema, or exudate.
Lungs: Clear throughout. No resp distress. CV: S1S2, no murmur, rub, or gallop.
Abd: Soft, nontender, nondistended.
Extrem: Warm, well perfused, without cyanosis or edema.
Critical Thinking Questions:
1. What is the most appropriate treatment for this patient, and why?
2. What is the cross-reactivity risk if using an ACE Inhibitor Receptor Blocker in this patient, given this presentation? Explain the pathophysiology of this risk”. PLACE AN ORDER TODAY & GET 15% DISCOUNT (CODE GAC15)