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    Asthma Case Study

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    NURS1006 Written Assignment Asthma is a condition of the airways that affects millions of Australians and while the incidence is increasing, management strategies such as the written asthma action plan allow individuals to take control of their condition (Australian Asthma Handbook, 2016). This assignment will look at asthma’s common risk factors, the pathophysiology of the disease, while exploring the recent research in management of acute exacerbations and developing an asthma action plan for…

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    Asthma Research Paper

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    Asthma is a common nondestructive lung disease that has its greatest effect on children and adults. It requires considerable medical attention and acute episodes may be severe enough to require emergency treatment. Asthma is difficult breathing due to spasm of bronchioles. It is characterized by episodic attacks characterized by forced inhalation and exhalation due to bronchospasm and excess mucous. The patient appears short of breath, produces wheezing sounds, and may be frightened. Although…

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    Research Paper On Asthma

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    Asthma is a disorder that effects the upper respiratory system, mainly the lungs. The airways to the lungs become inflamed which cause narrowing of the airways. When the airways become narrow or obstructed the air is not able to pass into and out of the lungs. This is what causes the breathing issues associated with asthma. When discussing asthma, one must consider triggers such as allergens or irritants. The triggers to asthma symptoms vary among people. The irritants include but are not…

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    Asthma Informative Essay

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    For my informative article I chose to write and research asthma because I have it and wanted to learn more about it and how to live with it. I also have multiple friends who have this noncommunicable disease and would love to help them as well. So many people from young children to adults are having to live with asthma and from my own experience it can be hard. Especially when it comes to activities you love to do. Asthma is when you bronchial tubes get irritated by either physical activities…

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    Asthma Case Analysis

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    A Case Analysis of the Pathophysiology and Pharmacologic Treatment of Asthma Definition of Disease Asthma is a “chronic inflammatory disorder of the bronchial mucosa that causes hyperresponsiveness and constrictions of the airways” (Huether & McCance 2014). The onset of asthma has the ability to be induced by a variety of forms: non-allergic (stress, anxiety, or weather induced ), allergic (extrinsic), reaction to medications, and strenuous cardiovascular activities (Lilley, Collins, & Snyder,…

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    Asthma Informative Speech

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    million emergency room visits. This disease is called asthma, also known to many as reactive airway disease. The reason I chose this particular illness is because of the impact it has had on my brother’s life since he was diagnosed at the age of 3. Asthma is a chronic inflammatory condition of the lungs that affects the airways of its victims. It causes narrowing of the airways which then interferes with air moving in and out of the lungs. Asthma affects the bronchial tubes of the lungs,…

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    diesel fume exposure and is currently working in Lara where there are canola fields. He is a non-smoker and keeps a pet dog that he has had for the last year. Jonathan reports a history of childhood asthma with symptoms particularly between the ages of 7 and 10 years. Since that time, his asthma has been largely exercise induced, although over the last 3 or 4 years, he has noted seasonal symptoms in conjunction with allergic rhinitis. This year in particular it has been quite significant.…

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    Cough-induced asthma, occupational asthma, and nocturnal asthma are some types of asthma. The doctor can diagnose and identify your asthma by one of these. Cough-induced is the most troublesome asthma to diagnose. The doctor needs to needs to eliminate and dispose of different possibilities, such as sinus disease, chronic bronchitis, or post nasal drip due to hay fever. For this situation the coughing may happen alone, without other asthma-sort side symptoms being existing. Sleeping could be…

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    Asthma is chronic inflammatory disease of the airways characterized by variable and reversible airflow obstruction. The symptoms of asthma include shortness of breath, cough, chest tightness and wheezing. Genetic factors are thought to play an important role in the development of the disease, however the phenotype expression is profoundly affected by environmental factors1. Asthma affects 334 million people all over the world and is the most common chronic disease among children2. In the UK…

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    Asthma affects the respiratory system where there is limited airflow into the lungs. Which certain substances trigger an asthma attack, resulting the airways to respond by tightening the muscles(the bronchioles). The process is called bronchoconstriction. An asthma attack is quite frightening. One may cough and have difficulty of breathing or feel a shortness of breath. They may breathe out and a wheezing or whistling sound may be heard. With the attack, it may result in people feeling fatigued…

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