A physician is providing care for several patients on a medical unit of a hospital. In which of the following patient situations would the physician most likelyrule out hypertension as a contributing factor?
A. A 66-year-old woman with poorly controlled angina and consequent limited activity tolerance
B. A 61-year-old man who has a heart valve infection and recurrent fever
C. An 81-year-old woman who has had an ischemic stroke and has consequent one-sided weakness
D. A 44-year-old man awaiting a kidney transplant who requires hemodialysis three times per week