Aquifer virtual case:
Family Medicine 19: 39-year-old male with epigastric pain
You are required to answer all the DISCUSSION QUESTIONS listed below in each domain.
DOMAIN: HISTORY1a) Identify two (2) additional questions that were not asked in the case study and should have been?1b) Explain your rationale for asking these two additional questions.1c) Describe what the two (2) additional questions might reveal about the patient’s health.
DOMAIN: PHYSICAL EXAMFor each system examined in this case;2a) Explain the reason the provider examined each system.2b) Describe how the exam findings would be abnormal based on the information in this case. If it is a wellness visit, based on the patient’s age, describe what exam findings could be abnormal.2c) Describe the normal findings for each system.2d) Identify the various diagnostic instruments you would need to use to examine this patient.
DOMAIN: ASSESSMENT (Medical Diagnosis)Discuss the pathophysiology of the:3a) Diagnosis and,3b) Each Differential Diagnosis3c) If it is a Wellness, type ‘Not Applicable’
DOMAIN: LABORATORY & DIAGNOSTIC TESTSDiscuss the following:4a) What labs should be ordered in the case?4b) Discuss what lab results would be abnormal.4c) Discuss what the abnormal lab values indicate.4d) Discuss what diagnostic procedures you might want to order based on the medical diagnosis.4e) If this is a wellness visit, discuss what the
U.S. Preventive Taskforce
recommends for patients in this age group.