Brief Summary: On Feb. 10, 2014, Farankee, came from Bahrain, who suffered from hypertension and kidney failure. She had dizziness for 10 years, accompanied with repeated edema over her ankle joints for 3 years. Occasionally she had difficult breath, insomnia and dreaminess. She was hospitalized in our hospital. She recovered after 47 days TCM treatment.

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Record of Hospitalization

Name: Farankee                                 Sex: Female

Age: 65                                               Marital Status: Married

Nationality: Bahrain                            Date of Admission: Feb. 10, 2014

Companion: her son

First Medical Record

Date: Sep. 7, 2014                                Time: 14:00 pm

Farankee, female, 65 years old, had suffered from dizziness for 10 years. Her condition got worse. Her ankle joints had repeated edema for 3 years. The patient was hospitalized in our hospital with Kidney Failure for TCM treatment at 21:00 pm on Feb. 10, 2014.

Essential for Diagnosis:

1. The patient had suffered from dizziness for 10 years. Her condition got worse. Her ankle joints had repeated edema for 3 years. 2 years ago the patient was allergic to fish and shrimps. At that time she had red skin over her whole body and itching. She took some western medicines to control the allergy.

2. The patient had hypertension for 10 years. She always controlled her diet strictly. She did not take any medicine for her hypertension. But 3 years ago her ankle joints got edema, and she started to take the medicine for her high blood pressure. At the same time she had cataract and she had an operation. From that time to now she always takes the following medicines: Natrilix, one capsule a day; Dilatrend 25mg, twice a day, one capsule per time; Norvasc 5mg*2#, irregular taking; Hydralazine, one table per time, twice a day. In the first half of this year the patient took the blood test, it reported her hemoglobin was reduced to 11. She took the medicine Mircera for several months, but she has stopped taking this medicine. On Dec. 20, 2013 her creatine was 251. And on Feb. 2 of this year the report was 237. And 2 years ago her weight was 72 kgs, while her weight has been reduced to 55 kgs. When she came to our hospital for treatment, she had the following symptoms such as dizziness, edema over her ankle joints, stiff muscles of her four limbs. And she was afraid of cold. Occasionally the patient had difficult breath, insomnia and dreaminess. She felt thirsty and she preferred to warm drinks. If she had more urine and the color was a little clearer.

3. T: 36.4C   R: 20 times/minute    P: 80 times/minute   BP: 140/74mmHg