1. What is meant by the term "myocardial infarction" and how does it apply to this scenario?
2. What were the predisposing factors in Mr. E’s lifestyle that placed him in the high risk category?
3. What were the reasons for modification and progression from liquids to solids and the changes in texture, fats, and total caloric level in each diet prescribed for Mr. E?
4. Explain why it was imperative that you, as the nutrition educat or, address his other medical issues when planning the diet that the Cardiologist originally ordered for hearth health promotion.
5. What other advice could you give Mrs. E regarding preparation and shopping for recommended foods on the diet? Be sure to include all aspects of his dietary needs related to the heart healthy aspects as well as the GERD and occasional constipation that requires laxatives/ enemas on occasion. If you had time with Mr. E and his wife, what other questions would like to ask about his previous diet ary practices and why?
6. Write a sample menu for Mr. E to follow when he arrives home. Show the calorie, total fat, cholest erol, saturated fat, and fiber content and how the food choices meet the guidelines prescribed.
These solutions may offer step-by-step problem-solving explanations or good writing examples that include modern styles of formatting and construction of bibliographies out of text citations and references. Students may use these solutions for personal skill-building and practice. Unethical use is strictly forbidden.Unit 3: Myocardial Infarction
Myocardial infarction is a condition that is associated with an interruption of the free flow of blood to various parts of the heart. Blood flowing to the heart muscles is oxygenated if supply is cut short; the result is the damage of the heart muscles. Damaged heart muscles are ineffective in the execution of its functions (Thygesen, Alpert, and White, 2007). The ineffectiveness of the heart muscles the following damage is manifested through chest pain; which if unchecked may lead to discomfort in the shoulders, arms, the back as the well as the neck region. In our current case study, understanding the signs and symptoms of myocardial infarction is important because of our client Mr. E. From the medical records, Mr. E is reported to have collapsed during a...
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