Adult case study
A 61-year-old Black male with a history of hypertension presents to your clinic for complaints of headaches and blurred vision x 4 days. He denies any weakness, numbness, chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations, or recent, illicit drug use. He states he has been compliant with his medications (hydrochlorothiazide and metoprolol), and he took his meds this morning.
His V/S include: B/P 190/100, P- 90, T- 98.9, R- 22. Recent labs show that Total Cholesterol- 260, LDL-190, HDL- 35, Triglycerides- 320. He did not return for these results and did not start any new meds.
What are your diagnoses and plan of care (include for this patient? Remember to include your rationales with references including the treatment with medications doses for each diagnosis given:
Stage 2 hypertension:
APA format with intext citations
Word count minimum of 250, not including references.
References: 4 high-level scholarly references within the last 5 years in APA format.