Analyze the following case and answer the following questions:
During a recent trip to the doctor’s office, Maria had a standard urinalysis. The results worry her doctor. In her urine there was a tiny amount of protein. The doctor orders more extensive tests.
a. Why is Maria’s doctor concerned? It’s only a little protein.
b. What other tests should the doctor order?
c. When the tests come back, the doctor tells Maria she needs to go on an ACE inhibitor, even though her blood pressure is normal. What is the diagnosis?
While analyzing the case, be sure to identify the major problems and issues.
* Draft a response or strategy for addressing the major problems and issues.
* Make recommendations to improve the patient’s health.
* Discuss any negative consequences that may occur if the patient’s health issue is not addressed.
Your response should be at least one page in length. Include at least one reference to support your work in APA style. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.