Emma, the stroke nurse, is off to see a new patient for a routine follow-up appointment. Below is the referral form she received.
|Stroke Nurse Referral Form|
|Surname BROWN||First name MARK||CHI 2701681234|
|Home address (incl post code)
42 Cherry Tree Wynd
Fife KY2 5MDTel no: 01592 23456
|GP (incl address)
The Medical Centre
82 Linden St
Kirkcaldy, KY2 4THTel no: 01592 564893
Presented at A&E with right sided weakness and dysphasia. Symptoms resolved and patient discharged home with follow up at Neurovascular Clinic. CT shows small infarct in left frontal lobe consistent with a left hemisphere frontal stroke.PMH and Risk Factors
Nil. Found to have raised lipid profile on admission. Non smoker. Alcohol 10-12 units per week.Discharging Medication
Aspirin 75mg OD, Dipyridamole MR 200mg BD, Atorvastatin 80mgMedical Review / Follow up Planned
Await result of further investigations.
|Reason for referral and other relevant information:
Not commenced on antihypertensive medication for secondary prevention as currently hypotensive. Blood pressure to be monitored and cholesterol and liver function checked as recently commenced on statin.Currently works as a rep with a medical company.Lives with partner Gary at the above address.
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