Allergic rhinitis is also known as hay fever and is supposed to be mediated by type-I hypersensitivity which is an extreme response of immune system against foreign bodies by build-up of antibodies. General nursing process begins with assessment of patient’s health history which involves their personal and family history (Burns, 2007). Secondly, an allergy assessment is performed by examining obvious symptoms and state of patient before these symptoms became apparent. Thirdly, occurrence of these symptoms is examined with relation to seasonal changes and related physical mental and physical problems. In the last stage of assessment, nature of antigen causing allergy is identified (Denise and Scandale, 2010). A patient is said to have this allergy when an ineffective breathing pattern and continuous sneezing is observed when encountered with triggers. Ineffective coping of chronic disorders is often followed by need for changes in environment of the patient. Possible problems encountered during management of the disorder include anaphylaxis, disturbed breathing pattern and failure to follow suggested therapy. The goal of interventions used for treating this patient were to restore normal breathing pattern, identify causes and control them, improve coping mechanism and avoid any complications. 2. ...Show more
Allergic Rhinitis Course ID Date 1. Introduction The patient analyzed for this case study is given a pseudonym of Lara Johanson, a 19 years old female Caucasian who visited hospital for persistent sneezing, flowing nose and red eyes…
However, when the patient is pregnant, two lives are at risk: the mother and the foetus she is carrying (Caroline, 2008). Due to risks that could affect the growing foetus inside a pregnant patient, there is a limit in the medications being administered during an injury (Pollak, 2011).
Allergic rhinitis is also known as hay fever. It is an inflammatory condition of the nasal mucosa and caused by an exaggerated immunologic (immunoglobulin E [IgE]) response to an allergen. Symptoms include nasal congestion and discharge, sneezing, pruritus.
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) usually occurs in polytrauma, often-in combination with other conditions such spinal cord injury, amputation, and post-traumatic stress disorder, visual or auditory impairments among others.
The researcher claims that cases of anaphylactic reactions have increased at an alarming rate, especially in the western nations. In one study carried out in 10 states, in the United States, it emerged that about 0.5% emergency runs by the emergency medical technicians used to be for anaphylactic or allergic reactions.
For the case of Mrs. Baker, she has dyspnea and starting the diagnosis by assessing her airway and breathing process is ideal. If in any case the airway is compromised due to obstruction or edema the patient should be intubated before taking care of any other issues (Poitout, 2004).
John is fairly surprised. He had thought the chest pains were due to a bad case of heartburn and had been taking antacid pills on and off for weeks. Although his dad died of a stroke at age 53, John considers himself to be as strong as a bull. He has never bothered to visit doctors-nor needed to before.
Currently, aortic stenosis is ranked third among the most common cardiovascular disease, only after hypertension and coronary artery disease (2). Aortic stenosis is a life-threatening condition, especially in severe cases, and immediate medical intervention is needed.
(Wong et al., 2009, p. 2). ESRD and ESRF iare diagnoses that are made when an individual loses 85% to 90% of kidney function, which means that the kidneys cannot remove toxins and waste from the blood, so 60% of patients with