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    Dreams Crushed Fortunately, we are lucky enough to not have to deal with life threatening conditions. We can pursuit our dreams without traffic and are able to do what we want when we want. Imagine having something in your way and you're not able to attempt to pursuit your dreams. For some people that is their case and aren't able to chase their futures. Some kids are dealing with life threatening medical conditions so they don't get the privilege we do. My pal Carl with acute lymphoblastic leukemia is facing that problem right now. (Make-a-Wish) Carl is a young boy at the age of 11 and was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. (Make-a-Wish)This is a type of cancer of the blood and bone marrow that affects white blood cells. Even when he was diagnosed with this type of cancer it didn’t stop him from attempting to shoot for his…

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    Acute pharyngitis is one of the most frequent illnesses for pediatric office and emergency room visits. It is defined as inflammation of the pharynx and or tonsils and is usually caused by viruses or bacteria (Burns, Dunn, Brady, Barber Starr, Blosser, and Garzon, 2017). Among children and adolescents, the majority of cases are caused by viral infections. The bacterial infections especially Group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal infections (GABHS) account for about 15-30% of infection in children…

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    Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia Everyone carries cancer cells throughout their body. The human body is programmed to fight off these cancer cells with natural immune defenses. For some, cancer is inevitable and can be brought upon in many different ways. One of the top 10 most common cancers is leukemia (Leukemia, p.1). While all leukemia is cancer of the blood cells, it can come in many different forms such as Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, Acute Myelogenous Leukemia, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and…

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    5. Describe the medical and nursing management of a patient with acute renal failure. Include discussion of fluid administration, treatment of common electrolyte imbalances, and dialysis. The nurse plays important role in managing fluid and electrolyte balance during an incidence of acute kidney injury (AKI). The nurse will assess and take objective data by observing and recording accurate intake and output. Also, the nurse will take daily measurements of the patient’s weight with the same…

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    Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a type of lung disease. That is a medical condition caused by a virus that the destruction of alveoli in the lungs,than causing swelling and fibrosis in the lung tissue and impede the work of the air sacs and prevents oxygen from reaching the blood. SARS is attached with flu-like syndrome, is viruses called the SARS-CoV which forward into pneumonia and from time to time the disease caused to death many people. The history of severe acute respiratory…

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    Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome The patient in this case study had an onset of acute respiratory distress syndrome brought on by trauma. Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a disease state characterized by fluid buildup in the alveoli, making it difficult to oxygenate (MedlinePlus.gov). It is a life-threatening lung condition. The new definition and severity of ARDS are defined as PaO2/ FiO2 with a PEEP of 5+ (200-200) = mild, (100-200) = moderate, (<100) = severe…

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    1.) Marty Smith ate at a buffet and probably consumed more food than he normally ate at a meal. He probably ate different foods than he normally ate also. 2.) If he was having heartburn, which sometimes causes chest pain, nitroglycerin would not alleviate the pains he was having. He could also have a hiatel hernia, which could also cause pains, the nitroglycerin would also not eleviate his pains. 3.) Also the paramedics hooked him up to an ECG, which did not show any signs of a myocardial…

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    Chronic Illnesses Essay

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    Define chronic illness I think I have a good understanding about what chronic illness is and how it differs from acute illness. Acute illness and chronic illness are different types of illnesses so they are not managed in the same way. Acute illnesses are those that have a shorter duration and will resolve with time and treatment within a few months so the focus is on treatment how to get rid of the illness. Chronic illnesses on the other hand, have a longer duration and may even be lifelong…

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    guinea pigs (“Creating a Cruelty-Free World”). These tests include skin sensitization, skin irritation/corrosion, eye irritation/corrosion, acute oral toxicity, acute dermal toxicity, acute inhalation toxicity, repeat dose and sub chronic toxicity, carcinogenicity or combined carcinogenicity/chronic toxicity, toxicokinetics, reproductive/ developmental screen, reproductive toxicity in two generations, developmental toxicity, and genotoxicity/mutagenicity. Skin sensitization is used to see if…

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    Acute Bronchitis

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    Acute bronchitis is the sudden development of inflammation of the trachea and major bronchi. It is caused by mainly by viral and sometimes bacterial infection. However, inhaling substances that irritate the lungs, such as tobacco smoke, and dust can cause it. The main symptoms for a 55-year old include a hacking cough that last for up to three weeks with or without phlegm, and sometimes dyspnea and wheezing. The typical community acquired pathogens (CAP) involved with acute bronchitis are…

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