QOD 85: Cardiac Changes Related to Aging (Cardiac/Health Promotion and Maintenance)

QOD 85: Cardiac Changes Related to Aging (Cardiac/Health Promotion and Maintenance)

Question:

An 80-year-old patient is being seen at the primary care clinic for routine care. The nurse performs a physical assessment on the patient. Based on the potential changes in the cardiac system associated with aging, which instructions would the nurse most likely give to this patient?

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