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Question Answered step-by-step Identify the possible cause(s) for the sudden, intense increase in… Identify the possible cause(s) for the sudden, intense increase in right foot pain.Given the physical examination data, what initial medication(s) would you expect the physician to prescribe?S.J., a 76-yr-old African American man, is admitted to the hospital with rest pain in both legs and a non healing ulcer of the big toe on the right foot.patient informationSubjective Data•History of a myocardial infarction, stroke, hypertension, heart failure, and type 1 diabetes mellitus•Has a 45 pack-yr history of tobacco use•Complains of sudden, intense increase in right foot pain for past 2?hr•Has slept in recliner with right leg in dependent position for several months Current Medications•furosemide 40?mg/day PO•aspart (NovoLog) insulin with meals•diltiazem sustained release 240?mg/day PO•aspirin 325?mg/day PO•Fish oil daily (self-prescribed) Objective Data•BP 148/92?mm Hg; irregular apical HR 90/min, RR 22/min, Temp 97.9°?F (36.6°?C)•Alert and oriented but anxious•Has a diminished right femoral pulse, popliteal pulse by Doppler only, posterior tibial pulse by Doppler only, and dorsalis pedis pulse absent (not palpable or present by Doppler); left leg pulses are weakly palpable •Has a 2-cm necrotic ulcer on tip of right big toe•Has thickened toenails; shiny, thin skin on legs; and hair absent on both lower legs•Right foot is very cool, pale, and mottled in color with decreased sensation•No peripheral edema present•Bedside glucose measurement:  298?mg/dL (last meal 4?hr before admission)  Health Science Science Nursing MED SURGE NUR102 Share QuestionEmailCopy link Comments (0)