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Read the medical record below. Write out five medical terms, abbreviations, or acronyms from the record and define them. This assignment isn’t timed.

CC: Epigastric pain

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HPI: This 66-year-old male presents for a re-evaluation of his epigastric pain. He continues to report epigastric pain secondary to chronic pancreatitis. He states he has also been diagnosed with a tumor on his pancreas, and he is going to begin chemotherapy. He is taking MS Contin 60 mg at 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. This does help his pain without side effects. He denies renal or hepatic dysfunction.

Active Problems:

1. Chronic pancreatitis

2. Hypercholesterolemia

3. Essential hypertension

4. Degenerative arthritis of both hands

5. h/o right hip fx in 2009

PHYSICAL EXAM: Reveals a well-developed, well-nourished patient in no acute distress. He is alert and answers questions appropriately. HEENT: Head is normocephalic, atraumatic. NECK: Supple with no thyromegaly. ABDOMEN: There is no tenderness to palpation throughout the abdomen. There is no rebound tenderness. CARDIOVASCULAR: Regular rate and rhythm. RESPIRATORY: Clear to auscultation bilaterally. No wheezes, rales, or rhonchi. EXTREMITIES: No clubbing, cyanosis, or edema.

IMPRESSION:

Chronic epigastric pain secondary to chronic pancreatitis

PLAN:

Rx MS Contin 60 mg at 7 a.m. and 9 p.m.

RTO in 3 months

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