5/7/2021, remote patient monitoring (RPM) alerts that the Patient’s blood pressure (BP) is elevated. Patient’s daughter returned a phone call stating that the patient had just had some poweraid that has electrolytes that could have made her blood pressure go up. She stated that it is time for her night time medications. She will check her BP again in about an hour. Reviewed patient’s vitals alert and called pt to request recheck of vitals. Patient’s caregiver stated that she was about to give medication and recheck vitals in about an hour. Will continue to monitor and report any significant changes to pt’s vitals. RPM alerts that the patient’s BP 164/93, MAP of 116.7, vitals IAW with pt’s norm. Will continue to monitor and report any significant changes to pt’s vitals.
5/8/2021,RPM alerts that the patient’s BP 170/102, MAP of 124.7 and HR 83. Vitrics MA called and spoke with the patient who was experiencing headaches and dizziness. MA notified weekend RN immediately.
5/8/2021,RN contacted daughter who was at home with the patient to complete a ROS and implemented the HTN standing orders. Recheck of patient vitals >1hr later showed significant improvement in blood pressure and symptoms. Blood pressure returned to baseline and the patient became asymptomatic.
5/9/2021,Follow up call with family. Daughter states pt had a mechanical fall early this
morning and had unilateral facial swelling with dizziness after. Patient is on Plavix and the family called 911 as a precaution. Patient was discharged the same day after daughter expressed confidence in RPM monitoring with hospital staff.
5/5/2021,remote patient monitoring (RPM) alerts that the Patient’s blood pressure was elevated. Vitric’s MA called the patient to address elevated blood pressure, and the patient reported she took her medications at 7:10 AM. Patient is not experiencing symptoms, and is currently making her breakfast. Dr. R notified. Vitric’s MA spoke to clinician for Dr. R, he is prescribing patient Hydrochlorothiazide. Dr. R would like the patient to follow up with cardiologist Dr. P, and for her to call clinic so she can have labs done in 1 week.
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