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Margaret is a 40-year-old white female in for her annual examination. She states well-reasoned she has been under increased stress in her life for the past few months. She and her husband are currently separated and considering divorce. Her teenaged sons are acting well-reasoned out and she
is working extra hours to make ends meet. Secondary to the increased stress she has started smoking again, “about a pack per day” and states “I know that I am not eating right.” Margaret has been on the “pill” for almost 20 years and has always liked the method. She states the she has hear that smoking and taking the pill are not good, and she is worry about that.
weight 172 lb (up 10 lb. from last year), current body mass index (BMI 28.6), and blood pressure (BP) 148/88. Head, eyes, ears, nose, and throat (HEENT) are grossly within normal limits (WNL). No thyromegaly or lymphadenopathy. Heart rate is regular and rhythm is without murmurs, thrills, or rubs.
Lungs are clear to auscultation in all lobes. Breasts are without masses, nipple discharge, asymmetry, or lymphadenopathy; self breast examination techniques and frequency reviewed during examination
1. What options are appropriate for this patient? 2. What contraceptive options are contraindicat? 3. What type of patient education is indicate? 4. Given that she has a normal pelvic exam, does that change would that influence your decision?