his week you will be focusing on anemia and infectious diseases in this vulnerable population. Remember that serum ferritin levels can be affected by acute or chronic inflammation. Therefore, your chronic kidney disease patient may have a normal ferritin level but actually be iron deficit due to the serum being elevated in response to the CKD.
Initial Post Instructions:
Please critically evaluate the subjective and objective information provided to you in the attached file below.
The first part of the discussion board is to identify all pertinent positive and, negative information and list missing information.
Then create a differential diagnosis list with at least 3 possibly actual diagnosis based on your findings.
Second part is to create a plan utilizing clinical practice guidelines for the priority diagnosis.
Be sure to utilize template, in-text citations and provide full reference citation at the end of the discussion.