... Case study Identification problems In the case study, the confirmed disease is a heart attack. The main symptoms of a heart attack include discomfort, pressure, heaviness or pain felt in the chest, arm or below the breastbone. One may also experience irregular heartbeats and extreme weakness, anxiety and shortness of breath (Armstrong, 3). Other symptoms include discomfort exuding to the jaw, back and throat; sweating, nausea, dizziness and vomiting and feelings of heartburn.
Causes of the problem
The heart muscle needs a constant supply of oxygenated blood to keep it nourished. This blood is transported to the heart through the coronary artery. However, the coronary artery can become narrow and h...