Pain Management in Cardiac Patients
A 62-year-old man with a history of a myocardial infarction (MI) 4 years ago presents with right hip pain. He has had discomfort with walking for the past 6 months. Radiographic imaging reveals moderate osteoarthritis.
His most recent lab results are:
Glucose: 100 mg/dL;
Blood urea nitrogen: 6 mg/dL; and
Creatinine: 0.82.3 mg/dL.
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Cite this: Douglas S. Paauw. Managing Pain in Patients With Cardiovascular Disease - Medscape - Sep 25, 2015.