Mr. C is 53 years old and newly diagnosed with Stage 2 hypertension. He was immediately admitted to the progressive care unit after presenting to the ER with reported symptoms of slurred speech, slight facial droop, and chest discomfort. In addition, he complains of a headache, nausea, and generalized weakness. Mr. C denies any past medical history, never smoked, but occasionally partakes in the consumption of alcoholic beverages and admits to poor dietary habits, and slightly overweight, otherwise Mr. C states he’s a health guy and active. Laboratory results reveal elevated cardiac enzymes, and lactic acid, slight hperglycemia.