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MMI Scenario 33
Mrs Keeby is a 72-year-old woman who weighs 83 kg and is 5ft tall. Her medical history includes osteoarthritis and hypertension. She currently takes lercanidipine 10 mg daily, bendroflumethiazide 2.5 mg daily and diclofenac 50 mg three times daily, which she says has helped her pain greatly. Her blood pressure is within normal range. She has been admitted to hospital complaining of abdominal pain and results indicate that she has had a gastric bleed. You have been asked to see this patient following the ward round to discuss the recent results further Explain the key issues that you would like to discuss.