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Allergic Asthma
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...asthma Case study It is d, that asthma takes one of the leading positions among the allergic diseases, so widely spread at present. It is known to be one of the major reasons of chronic complications and disabilities in the world. 'Chronic allergic conditions can significantly decrease quality of life, patient well-being, employee productivity, and school performance and attendance'. (Barbee & Murphy, 1998) Thus, the aim of this work is to provide the basic analysis of the allergic asthma as diagnosis, its management and control on the basis of the real-case study. Prevalence and morbidity associated with allergic diseases In relation to the allergic asthma's discussion, it is worth... Allergic asthma...
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Asthma Case Study
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...Asthma Jason is among great population of children who suffer from asthma, as it is one of the most common childhood diseases. In fact asthma is one of the most popular chronic diseases of all age categories worldwide (Morris & Mosenifar, 2011). It is characterized by many symptoms; including shortness of breath, cough, wheezing, tightness of the chest (Symptoms of Asthma, n.d.). However, these symptoms are only outward indicators of the complex pathophysiology that is taking place within the body. Since asthma is a very common illness, not many people would think that it is the result of a highly complex process. Extremely mild cases of asthma may even be confused with a minor upper... ?Jason’s Asthma...
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Asthma and Allergies
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...Asthma: 4-5 Table 1: 5-6 Signs and Symptoms of Asthma: 6-7 Management of patients with Allergic Asthma; 7 Eczema: 7 Types of Eczema; 8-9 Medications for Eczemas Available to Medical Practitioners: 9-11 Urticaria: 11-12 Medications for Urticaria Available to Medical Practitioners; 12-13 References: 14-19 A Case Study of a Child with Asthma Thesis Working in the Children's Hospital offers challenges as well as benefits. It is important as an assistant practitioner to be able to have the necessary knowledge required in supporting... Subtopic Page Thesis: 2 Introduction: 2-3 Hay Fever: 3-4 Prevention and treatment of Hay Fever: 4 Allergic A...
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Relief of asthma with chiropractic care
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...Asthma with Chiropractic Care al Affiliation address, e-mail, phone number Advisor's Abstract Objective: This article describes and discusses relief of asthma in a patient with back and shoulder pain receiving chiropractic care. Clinical features: A patient admitted to a hospital with back pain, shoulder pain and asthma as a co-condition was presented for chiropractic care. Intervention and Outcome: The patient received spinal adjustments based on the full spine technique protocol and analysis with subluxation found at T5 and C2. After six weeks of chiropractic care, the patient was able to exercise without the use of an albuterol inhaler, nearly no chest tightness or shortness of breath... ? Relief of...
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Risk Perception: THE RELATION BETWEEN INDOOR BIOLOGICAL CONTAMINANTS AND DEVELOPMENT OF ASTHMA IN CHILDREN IN THE UK
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...Asthma in Children in The UK Background In the UK context, deaths from asthma are uncommon, but asthma is a leading reason for visits to the General Practitioner (GP) and hospitalisation admissions. Off late asthma in children is on the decline, possibly because of better medical care but during 1955 and 2004, it multiplied (Anderson et al, 2007). Data provides critical insights on children in the age groups 1-4 and 5-14 taking asthma consultations, the number of which was 275 per 10,000 in England in 2005 and 462 in Wales respectively. Incidentally, in 2006, 45 and 23 per 10,000 aged between 0–4 and 5–14 years... Risk Perception: The Relation between Indoor Biological Contaminants and Development of...
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Community and public health nursing
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...asthma epidemic in America. The prevalence of asthma varies across different age groups, races, and location (Harkness, & DeMarco, 2015). Indeed, the prevalence data among different age groups of children in DC varies from the data among children in the United States. Apparently, the prevalence rate for all age groups of children in DC is higher than the prevalence rate for children in the United States. The rates show that asthma is more prevalent in DC, which is the most populated city in America. Apparently, the prevalence rates increases with age where U.S children aged... Community and Public Health Nursing al Affiliation) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recognize the growing outbreak of...
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Website Evaluation
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...asthma drug manufacturers, Advair, Singulair, and Symbicort, in promoting their products through... their websites. Advair.com Advair is a product of the famous multinational GSK. It has an elegantly designed website that centers on their product. Advair claims to provide solution to asthma patients through its Advair Diskus and it builds on this claim through an efficient explanation of the uses of the product and a description of merits of the drug in view of the experts. Advair's major virtue is the focus on Customer Relationship Management and it builds a rapport with the client by offering him/her expert consultancy and asthma test...
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Assessment Plan
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...asthma. In addition, she has continually felt unwell for quite some time. At one point, Ayesha's mother reported the following: she had a cough, an extremely high temperature, and her symptoms were not relieved for more than two hours although given her Salbutamol inhaler on a frequent basis. Ayesha has a past record of having had a worsened condition quickly in a short amount of time. Significant medical conditions include the fact that Ayesha has struggled with asthma and hay fever. Her current drug treatment included a large... The Assessment, Planning, and Evaluation of Ayesha I. Introduction A short summary of the situation follows. Ayesha is a girl of nine (9) years of age who has chronic...
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Holistic Health Assessment
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...asthma for 25 years. More or less she is a seasoned trooper. In this case, she knew what she had to do, which was to call the ambulance. On her part it was probably a smart move because if she had not done so she might have died. So, on that note, the patient must be given some credit. Also, the fact that Mary is 36 may also affect her psychology. She may ask questions at this point... Holistic Health Assessment Case Study I. Biographical patient details anonymised. Details about the case will be given forthwith. The patient (let's call her Mary) is a 36-year-old female, a known asthmatic since the age of nine (9). She has called an ambulance today due to having a dry cough and sob for three (3) ...
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Reflective Exercise
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...asthma. He started having his attacks in adolescence, and suffering has imparted a stoic indifference to instructions to avoid an attack or on medications. As a practitioner, I am offering him treatments in my general practice surgery as an independent nurse... Reflective Exercise Introduction: I am a practice nurse in general practice. In practice, I come across many patients. While examining and treating patients, there are many situations where frustration looms large when I see that a patient is suffering despite my utmost attempt to provide him relief. The satisfaction of a general practitioner lies in her patients' cure or relief as may be applicable to the case. When I reflect on my experiences, I ...
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Expansion of Airport and Health Issues
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...asthma attributed to the expansion. Therefore establishing the proper context for this conflict should include the appropriate health exposure risk assessment for asthma associated with the expansion of the airport. According to the Framework for Environmental Health Risk Management a multi-source context should be considered when "the population is exposed to the same pollutant from other sources" (9). In order to properly consider the risks of air emissions from the airport expansion to asthma, a proper multi-source context must be established to deal... A Conflict Over A Multi-Source Context The primary source of conflict is the airport expansion and the associated health exposure risks for asthma...
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Contribute to the complex nursing of clients
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...asthma, and a history of DVT. She... Contribute to the complex nursing of Introduction more often than not, manifest with different problems; and even when they manifest with similar symptoms, they sometimes end up requiring different modes and types of treatment from the health care professionals. In coming up with an effective plan of care for any patient, there is a need to consider the different aspects of the patient’s life and care. In considering these aspects, we may be able to accurately assess whether or not a treatment scheme would work for a patient. This paper shall evaluate the case of Mrs. Carr, a 49 year old woman with early onset Alzheimer’s disease, osteoarthritis, Type I diabetes,...
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Graded discussion - Case study 76 year old man
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...Asthma is a chronic disease that is characterized by panting or wheezing due to protracted inflammation f the airways. Bronchospasm... and reversible airflow are the common symptoms characterized by coughing, shortness of breath and wheezing. Asthma is caused by both genetic and environmental factors like genetically being allergic to certain substances and environmental allergens like pollen that trigger asthmatic attacks. Glycaemia is a term used to describe impaired fasting glucose levels in the blood stream, which means that there are elevated levels of glucose in the blood stream during starvation. Glycaemia is the condition where the fasting blood glucose levels are...
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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
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...asthma cause the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) to relax, therefore allowing the backflow of stomach contents into the esophagus. Asthma medications worsen reflux symptoms (Joel & Ritcher, 2014). Acid reflux may also make the symptoms of asthma worsen through irritating the lungs and the airways, leading... GERD Patient Education Plan GERD Patient Education Plan Gastro esophageal reflux disease is a chronic disorder of the digestive system where food, fluids, and stomach juices return back to the esophagus from the stomach. It can occur to people of any age, though it is most common in infants. This can cause irritation to the esophagus, causing heartburn. When food is eaten, it passes through the...
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Ig E deficiency
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...asthma constrictions, vascular permeability, increased secretions of the mucus and even allergic rhinitis (Bourdin, Gras, Vachier & Chanez, 2009). The potential effect of these severe reactions is fatal, owing to the fact that the effects such as vascular permeability may cause a lowering of the blood pressure, which might in turn be very fatal for the patient. The exposure... The Immunoglobulin E (IgE) Grade (March. 12, The Immunoglobulin E (IgE) What IgE actually is The immunoglobulin E, also referred to as the IgE, is a class of antibodies that exists in the body in very minute quantities, mostly found in the lungs, the skin and the nasal mucosa membranes (Scadding & Kariyawasam, 2009). These...
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Medication Management
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...asthma. However, if the need for such drug persist, interic coated aspirin must be use instead; hence, the effect of Aspirin with regards, to her digestive problem (reflux) would be minimized. Ditropan despite its aim to solve stress incontinence should not be administered to patients with untreated glaucoma. Moreover, the patient presents gastric reflux that needs extra caution upon use of such medication. Seretide has been found to lower blood potassium level, thus monitoring of such blood electrolyte is necessary. This could be taken into serious consideration since low level of potassium would lead to sickening effect such as dizziness. With the patient's low...
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...asthma, cannot participate in-group activities and prefer to be alone. Therefore, through the application of class discussion learning strategy, the student will not be able to participate and thus feeling as if he is not part of that particular category. In addition, the student will also not respond appropriately to game presentations as well as group work and discussions. Challenges of the strategy to the student The student is asthmatic and could be having a problem to speak loudly. That will make the student to lack self-esteem and there contributing to discouragement. In addition, the student also has the characteristics of enjoying his company... Insert Lecturer’s Learning movement patterns and...
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Clinical Case Formulation
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...asthma, and takes Albuterol inhaler... ?Referral and Identifying Information Kellan, a 20 year old male, who came in with a chief complaint of hearing voices. Presenting Problem Kellan complains of hearing voices of people, who he thinks are persecuting him. He also takes ambient sounds from the environment such as turning on of the refrigerator as a sign from God to sit and wait for a brown and black cat that will save him from his persecutors. History of the problem The patient started hearing voices since 3 years prior to consult (PTC), and receiving signals 1 year PTC, with it stopping only when he would bite his lip really hard or pull his hair. He also claims the voices can be drowned out by...
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Document Management
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...asthma, to the residents. Reportedly, the asthma rate in children and adults living near the refinery is 12 times higher than the national average. The local community legal centre has commenced a test case against Globtex in which the Plaintiff seeks damages for severe asthma. The client company, over the last decade, has obtained... LITIGATION, CIVIL PROCEDURE, DISCOVERY OF DOCUMENTS THE PROBLEM: The client company, Globtex, operating an oil refinery and chemical processing plant, close to an established residential area in outer Melbourne. Local residents are trying to force Globtex to cease any activities that result in toxic fumes polluting the air and causing the health problems, especially asthma, ...
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...asthma, allergies and other respiratory complications. Efficient home energy retrofits reduce the water heater temperature to 120... Integrating Energy Efficiency and Renewable in Home Retrofits Energy prices have been on the rise due to economic challenges and recession. There is therefore the need to adopt the use of efficient energy sources in order to save on the resources that are wasted. Low income households should adopt the use of home energy retrofits. Home energy retrofits are aimed at addressing the problems of climate change and energy supply. In addition, individuals should have efficient energy sources that can sustain them for more than a year (Tassos, 5). The health status of individuals,...
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PRICING STRATEGIES
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...asthma must be treated and medicated with the specific medication that will help the employers to slash the cost. These pharmacy claims will then be used for the identification of different patients and the medication they require. This strategy will also help in providing awareness and education to medical doctors in helping them improve the behavior related to their prescriptions that will result in better health care outcomes, as it will help the patients live an improved life as their needless health care costs are cut down, and better treatments are provided to them in accordance with their diagnosis. Generic Sampling Strategy The use of the first line... Pricing Strategies of Case Study, Health...
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Research and write an article on the human genome and how genetic var iation in the genome has a potential use in health screening
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...asthma patient is more likely to get an asthmatic attack when exposed to cold and dusty conditions as opposed to an average person. An individual can be said to have a sequence variation when there is an excess or complete absence of a chromosome. Epialleles are defined as identical genes but with differences only exhibited in their epigenetic states (Bodmer 1997). Further classified into three types, epialleles influenced by genotype, determined directly by the genotype of the individual and those purely independent of the individual’s genotype, they are influenced by environmental factors be they hormones or diet... HUMAN GENOME AND ITS POTENTIAL USE IN HEALTH SCREENING Introduction Human genome is...
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European Union Law Case Study
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...asthma on their longevity, overall... Where a Member fails to implement a Directive by the set in the Directive there is ity that an individual can commence an action in the national court or tribunal under the principle of direct effect. Mark and Sunita should first establish that their respective employers can be classified as being the State or an emanation of the State in order to rely on direct effect. In Mark's case we are told that he is employed by a council. In Foster and Others v British Gas plc [1990] the Court of Justice expanded the definition of the 'State' to include: "organizations or bodies which were subject to the authority or control of the State or had special powers beyond thos...
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Nursing Case Study Assessment
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...asthma is usually characterized by respiratory problems. The other nursing intervention to be implemented to rectify the problem is to carry out frequent assessment of the patient at least once daily. Frequent monitoring will allow the nurse note the progress of the patient and in case any emergency care is required, a physician can... ? Nursing Case Study Assessment of Nursing Case Study Assessment Q1. From the case study, there are various priority nursing problems that the nurse must note during diagnosis. Priority problems are those issues that can negatively affect the overall performance of a patient (Shen, Johnston and Hays, 2011). One of the priority problems that can be noted in the case of Jane ...
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Extreme Situation Recorded under Status Epilepticus
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...asthma. Contrary... Introduction The patient named Master Bradley Jackson was a five year old boy admitted to the hospital for a detailed investigation for seizures. The child was diagnosed of several tonic-clonic type of seizures majorly on the left side of the body. The patient recorded failure of consciousness and occasional situations of incontinence in his medical history during the last four months owing to seizures. The recordings on the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) did not revealed any sign of recovery from his previous state. The patient was also recorded with a series of seizure episodes that lasted for 1.5 minutes each even after being treated with benzodiazepine midazolam. However, his situation...
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Emissions case study
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...asthma... ?Introduction Economic activity is associated with people’s need for survival. However, it cannot also be denied that there are major concerns that need to be addressed in every move towards progress. One of them is in line with health-related concerns. In this paper, the proponent discusses the impact of the plan for Sea port expansion in Long Beach San Pedro, California. Sea ports air emission - Is it out of context? There is an issue that those citizens opposing the plan for port expansion of Long Angeles and Long Beach located in the San Pedro Bay, California have considered that planning staff of the said harbor presented their opinion on air emission out of context. In the first place,...
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First aid
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...asthma, etc... First Aid on Fainting Fainting is term that refers to partial or full loss of awareness, and this leads to a situation whereby an individual is unconscious. In cases where fainting is partial, and the victim can recover in a spontaneous way, it is referred to as syncope. Fainting is mostly caused by a momentary lack of oxygen in the brain. Lack of enough oxygen in the brain is usually because of a reduction in the flow of blood to the brain. This results to a lightheadedness and finally loss of consciousness. Lack of enough blood to the brain can be caused by factors such as heart complications and other body malfunctions that do not directly involve the heart; they include such as...
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Sabor Inc Case Analysis
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...asthma and allergic reactions. Marconil was cheaper compared to electronic cleaning methods. Marconil cleaning system was popular due to its ability to kill airborne bacteria when used with ultraviolet light units. The Marconil filtration system led to increased sales of the Sabor Inc. air filtration system. Since the launch of the Marconi air cleaning system three years ago, the company has experienced impressive sales records. The sales have often exceeded the sales forecasts... Sabor Inc. Case Study: I. Major Facts Sabor Inc. is a Cleveland, Ohio based company that manufactures high-quality air-conditioners for both home and industrial use. The company also manufactures heating units. Sabor Inc....
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Work in the Nursing Profession
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...asthma, and heart problems. She has arthritis in almost all of her joints, and an aggravation of this problem and the pain associated with it has led to her increased consumption of over-the-counter pain relief medications and heartburn medications. Moreover, the arthritis has aggravated to an extent that she needs to use walking stick, and her exercise has almost come to an end leading to restriction in mobility... Case Study: Work in the Nursing Profession Introduction: Although for ethical and confidentiality reasons, the true identity of the patient will remain undisclosed; this case study is about a patient who will be called Molly Jones, which is obviously her nick name. She is an elderly woman of...
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British Tort Law
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...asthma attack while attending a class and the teacher took time in calling for an ambulance. The girl died at the hospital and the doctors said they could have saved her if she was taken a half-hour earlier. The girl's family brought a case against the teacher but the court absolved her of any responsibility. When the case took place in 1986, the judge declared, knowledge of asthma and its sometimes fatal attacks was yet limited and for this reason the teacher was not in breach of duty when she took longer to send for an ambulance. The same thing can be said of the leisure centre manager whose actions prevented the eczema-ridden Matthew from taking a shower immediately after his... British Tort...
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Working Impression
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...asthma, rapid pulse and hypertension. On the other hand, exposure to high concentrations of ammonia results to burning of the eyes, skin, throat and lungs (US National Library of Medicine, 2011). The presence or absence of these symptoms, as well as sources of ammonia, must thus be elicited. Cold stress Low temperature also cause health issues to the employees of a cold storage facility. It produces shivering, vasoconstriction, increased oxygen consumption and pulse rate, tachypnea... ?As a doctor, one should first identify the possible causes of the symptoms, based on the initial information provided. From this set, a primary working impression, which is the most probable cause among the list, is...
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Traumatic Injuries
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...asthma, physical disability, hypertension, heart problems, or visual disturbances should be looked after more closely than the healthier population. In addition, a conducive working environment, which includes proper ventilation (either circulating air in humid areas of the factory (in the air handlers, for example) or warm clothing in the colder portions (in the assembly area, for example)) and food cafeteria, should be present to avoid instances of hypothermia or hypoglycemia, resulting to symptoms of dizziness, weakness and loss... ? Traumatic Injuries Question 1a: How you would prevent traumatic injuries from slips and falls at the company. Firstly, risk assessments of tasks and associated workplace...
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Case study for pathophysiology (Nursing specific)
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...asthma, childhood respiratory problems or allergies. He had acute exacerbation of shortness of breathe which were treated with oral steroids. He is mild alcoholic but is a heavy smoker... Case Study on COPD Brief of Case Study The patient in this case d Bob is 50 year old and employed in the construction industry. Recently he was suffering from shortness of breathe and produced increased purulent sputum and the color was yellow green. The shortness of breathe worsens in winter and have deteriorated over last two years. He becomes fatigue and tired even after a small walk. There is no case of hemoptysis or night sweats and chills. He also suffers from ankle edema. History revealed he had no incidences of...
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Developing Critical/Clinical Thinking by Identifying Clinical Relationships
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...asthma. Other diseases like chronic bronchitis and emphysema also play a major role in exacerbating COPD. The major symptoms include: shortness of breath, chest tightness and chronic cough that has sputum. Management of the disease is through... Developing Critical/Clinical Thinking by Identifying Clinical Relationships affiliation Fundamental Reasoning Activity: Developing Critical/Clinical Thinking by Identifying Clinical Relationships: Clinical Scenario: Chief complaint/History of Present Illness: Mrs. Kelly, an 82 year old patient admitted 2 weeks ago for pain with urination, fever over 24 hours and change in her mental status. She has completed the antibiotic therapy and fluid therapy for her dehyd...
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Respiratory for Paramedic
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...asthma, COPD and cystic fibrosis among other pulmonary conditions. 8. Discuss the significance of the results by examining the differences between Mr Wenham’s spirometry and that of a normal individual. (10 marks) The spirometry tests results for Mr. Wenham are vital indicators for the severity of the impacts, progress of the patient and may used to know the phase or stage of COPD. The average FEV1, FVC and FEV1/FVC in healthy individuals mainly varies with age and sex, however... RESPIRATORY FOR PARAMEDIC Department Describe the underlying pathology of COPD. What impacts do these pathological changes have on normal physiology? In particular, describe alveolar ventilation in a normal individual and...
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Case analysis
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...asthma, stroke, arthritis, heart disease... Case Analysis INTRODUCTION With the increasing rate of globalization, fast food industries are also expanding at a rapid manner that has created greater challenge for the overall society. The fast food retailers with the primary objective of earning profit sometimes tend to provide food products that are harmful for health. In recent years, obesity has become the major health issues for which the fast food industries are being held responsible. Fast foods contains high amount of fats and calories that are unhealthy and therefore consumption of those foods leads to obesity and other health disorders. In the United States McDonalds is considered responsible for...
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Cystic fibrosis
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...asthma attacks. Colymycine for antibiotic infection control; useful if P. aeruginosa is suspected, for which Gentamicin can also be effective. Rotating between antibiotics increases the chance of eliminating the population before resistance becomes entrenched. Atrovent to prevent bronchial spasms, while Nasonex and Periactin can ease the secretions of CF by suppressing upper-respiratory allergic responses... ? Case study information: Information per CF clinic visit on 3/30 NA (female) DOB: 10/07/ 1994 Diagnosis: Cystic Fibrosis, pancreatic insufficiency, CFRD, sinusitis, gastroesophageal reflux Past medical history of pneumonia Genetics: delta F 508/delta F 508 Airway Clearance: In-Courage (vest) System, ...
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Living with Diabetes
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...asthma, diabetes, or congestive heart failure invariably point out the need for inter-professional collaboration. Increasingly, the "myth of the omnipotence of the independent practitioner" is being challenged as we discover the gains in quality and savings in cost when health professionals work together well. Most studies report worse quality of life for people with diabetes... There are more than 2 million people known to have diabetes in the United Kingdom and it's estimated that well over a million people have the condition without being aware of it. Elizabeth also has diabetes, which are limiting her in enjoying a more fulfilling life. She lives in poor quality accommodation within the inner city....
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CLINICAL CASE STUDY- Diagnostic Techniques in Pathology
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...asthma... ? Diagnostic Techniques in Pathology Department: Question Explanation of the patient history History and Physical Examination Comments Patient Name: Date: Referral Source: Data Source: Patient Chief Complaint & ID: A twenty year old female patient who has suffered from a problem of productive cough for twenty four hours that got worse for a whole night. History of Present Illness The patient, a lady aged 20 years, who according to her report had been well until 24 hours ago when she suffered an acute case of productive cough. She kept fit and has had good health prior to the cough, given her regular work outs at the gym. The cough, she says started off as a common case. However, it got worse...
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Managed care and children with chronic illness
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...asthma, AIDS are realized to be at higher levels, the consideration must offer such priorities. The rest may be denied the managed care rights at such a time. The payment of particular costs to the HMO may also lead to the coverage and denial chances arising. Some parents that have children with disabilities may not be able to fund these types of programs, thus leading to the denial of their children the access to these medical... ?Running head: MANAGED CARE AND CHILDREN WITH CHRONIC ILLNESS Managed care and children with chronic illness Insert Insert Insert instructor’s name May 4th, 2011. Managed Care and Children with Chronic Illness Managed care has been deemed crucial for utilization by various...
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Medical Negligence
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...asthma attack, entitled the plaintiff to recover damages. There was no explanation for the dealy on tha part of the London Ambulance Service. The court found... Introduction Negligence in law means the failure to do some act which a reasonable man in the circumstances would do, or doing some act which a reasonable man in the circumstances would not do. A cause of action would only arise if as a consequence of negligence, injury to another person results. It has been held that to judge a person by his conduct in relation to another is guided by the conduct of a man on top of a Clapham omnibus. However, if a situation involves the employment of some special skill then the test to be used in judging that...
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Collaborative Nursing
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...asthma, and recurring infections have been a part of her daily life. Thankfully, Mrs. P has had a daughter who has been willing to come by twice a day - once to help her from her bed to her chair, and again at night to visit her for a few hours... Running Header: CARING FOR MRS. P Caring for Mrs. P: Collaborative Nursing and Assessment Your Your of Submission While all patients are deserving of empathy to one degree or another, the case of Mrs. P is particularly ripe for a caring nurse. The interpersonal process will be particularly crucial in her case. For the past nine years, she has been a paraplegic, as a result of a spinal compression. Since then, such struggles as chronic constipation, asthma...
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LAW
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...asthma. Her conditions became worse and she died. The doctor expected her to live for three or more months even after injecting her with Compound P but due to his negligence in not prescribing Prednisone, she succumbed. This is a situation of negligence and the doctor should be charged on a malpractice case based on contract since he had promised his patient that she would get better. Malpractice case based... Affiliation: Case study – LAW Introduction A case study is a statistical method of data collection, recordingand presenting of information relating to a specific person, group of people in a specified area or a situation over a period of time. One of the iconic pioneers of law in health issues was ...
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Separation Management in GlaxoSmithkline
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...Asthma, Virus control, infection, Mental Health, diabetes and digestive conditions. With the merger of top two British companies Glaxo & Smithkline in 1998, GSK increasing leaning's to the US in style and markets due to large US pharmaceutical markets. This merger and restructuring results in almost, 15,000 jobs loss of global workforce. Almost 300 Sr. Managers has been made redundant... 05-06-2007 Separation Management in GlaxoSmithkline GlaxoSmithkline (GSK) is one of the biggest pharmaceutical company having corporate headquarter in the UK and with operations based in US. It has been estimated that GSK have almost 7% of the world's pharmaceutical market share. It is a research based strong...
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Nursing Health History
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...asthma. Theoretical Framework Dorothea Orem wanted to construct a practical and realistic framework to organize nursing knowledge and practice (Delaune & Ladner, 2006). In 1971, she published her nursing concepts of practice known as the Self Care theory (Berman, Erb, Kozier, & Snyder, 2004). She sought to answer the questions "what is nursing" and "when do people need nursing care", from which she concluded... Nursing Health History Dorothy is a 52 year old woman who has been married for 28 years. She lives in the suburbs with her niece who takes care of her, as her husband, whom she rarely sees is working in another state. They have no children, but Dorothy claims that this was a...
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RAN Clean Coal Report
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...asthma and lung cancer... RAN CLEAN COAL REPORT Table of Contents: Introduction 3 Organization Profile 3 RAN's take on Clean Coal 4 Mission ment: 6 Persuasive essay: 6 Reference: 8 Introduction The biggest and the most vital source of America's electricity is coal. The country's power plants that are in place to provide electricity are fired by coal. And these power plants that are fired by coal emit a most generous amount of climate-changing and eco-system threatening greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide than by any other source. Additionally, in order to contain the ever increasing population, trees and forests are being felled and torn down to make way for new residents, ...
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Smoking ban in Florida
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...asthma, and they don't need to be exposed to that". (2) This law includes anti-smoking campaign directed toward children; children's health insurance programs; and health services. And C.J. Drake, spokesman for Smoke-Free for Health, supports this idea: "We're not telling people they can't smoke. We're just telling people; please don't smoke in a place where... Florida is a land of swaying palm trees and warm ocean breeze. It is quite flat with a rolling landscape. Many people enjoy living in the Florida is one of the fastest-growing states in the nation. Florida grows and many problems grow too: there are many retired people, that's why the state needs more health services; there are many inhabitants...
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Clinical Examination
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...asthma and chronic obstruction of the airways and is a regular finding in the rare occurrence of bilateral diaphragmatic paralysis. Dyspnoea occurs whenever the work of breathing is excessive. Increased force generation is required of the respiratory muscles to produce a given volume change if the chest wall or lungs are less... Case study exploring a patient with cardiac and respiratory symptoms Introduction: This is the case study of a 56-year-old male. For reasons of confidentially and for ethical reasons his name will remain undisclosed in this assignment. This man's present complaint is increasing discomfort in breathing over the baseline and progressive increase in the swelling of his feet,...
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Medical report
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...asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Respir Med. 1994;88:121-124 Ford DE, Kamerow DB (1989), Epidemiologic study of sleep disturbances and psychiatric disorders. An opportunity for prevention? JAMA. 1989;262:1479-1484. Vestbo J, Sorensen T, Lange P, Brix A, Torre P, Viskum K (1999), Long... ?Patient and Setting: RJ is a 56-year-old white male who presents to his primary care physician.  Chief Complaint: Shortness of breath occurring withminimal exertion  History of Present Illness: RJ complains of increasing shortness of breath with minimal exertion. He reports symptoms of dispnea when walking up his driveway to the mailbox. By the time he returns to the house, he needs to rest for 10...
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Paediatric Gastroenteristis Nursing Case Study
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...asthma managed with salbutamol... ?PAEDIATRIC GASTROENTERITIS (school) Paediatric gastroenteritis Introduction The care of any patient is based on adequate assessment, diagnostic, planning, and intervention measures. Across the life-span, various guidelines are applicable for the care of patients. During the initial learning in this course, assessment and therapeutic interventions in health care have been learned. This assignment will consider the knowledge of assessment and therapeutic interventions relevant to children and child development in order to establish episodic nursing care of sick children and families. The purpose of this study is to provide students with the opportunity to plan and...
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