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Musculoskeletal Assessment Mild osteoarthritis; reports being stiff but continues to work in her garden; slight limited range of motion. Endocrine Assessment No exophthalmos; no slow-healing wounds; no goiter; skin warm and dry. Integumentary Assessment Several areas of bruising appearing after admission to emergency room (facial, hip, and right shoulder). Immune Assessment No palpable lymph nodes. Pain/Comfort Assessment Noted headache and tenderness to right hip, right thigh. 9% NS at 100mL/hr Potassium chloride 40 mEq IV Phytonadione (Aquamephyton) 5 mg IM now CT scan Consult to neurological intensive care Self-Query Why is garlic stopped?
Which medications contributed to the INR of 5? What is vitamin K? Why is it needed? What medication(s) being taken by this individual can be altered by vitamin K? Body Systems Self-Query: Possible Answers Neurological Any of these medications can be detrimental neurologically in the geriatric individual. Cardiovascular Aspirin 325 mg orally daily Furosemide (Lasix) 40 mg orally daily Garlic 2 capsules every morning Rosuvastatin calcium (Crestor) 10 mg orally daily Metolazone (Zaroxolyn) 5 mg orally daily Metoprolol succinate (Toprol-XL) 50 mg orally daily Potassium (K-DUR) orally 20 mEq daily Warfarin (Coumadin) 5 mg orally daily Hematological Aspirin 325 mg orally daily Furosemide 40 mg orally daily Garlic 2 capsules every morning Metolazone 5 mg orally daily Metoprolol succinate 50 mg orally daily Phytonadione (Aquamephyton) 5 mg IM now Potassium orally 20 mEq daily Rosuvastatin calcium 10 mg orally daily Warfarin 5 mg orally daily Pulmonary None Gastrointestinal Any of the following medications can detrimentally alter the gastrointestinal tract in the geriatric individual: Aspirin 325 mg orally daily Garlic 2 capsules every morning Rosuvastatin calcium 10 mg orally daily Warfarin 5 mg orally daily 34 Body Systems Nutrition Be aware that this geriatric individual will most likely have nutritional deficits.