case analysis-pathophysiology

Scenario 2: A 65-year-old patient is 8 days post op after a total knee replacement. Patient suddenly complains of shortness of breath, pleuritic chest pain, and palpitations. On arrival to the emergency department, an EKG revealed new onset atrial fibrillation and right ventricular strain pattern T wave inversions in the right precordial leads (V1-4) the inferior leads (II, III, aVF).  Write a 2 page paper explaining the cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary pathophysiology processes that result in the patient present these symptoms. Any racial/ ethnic variables that may impact the physiological functioning . How these processes interact to affect the patient. Please include introduction.  USE McCance, K L & Huether S E (2019). Other resource can be used in addition.


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