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  • Acute Lung Injury Case Study

    woman had to be admitted to the hospital because of a chronic cough. The 31-year-old did not have prior history with long disease, and the doctors say that she contracted a rare form of pneumonia from using the electronic cigarettes. After being admitted to the hospital, she soon had respiratory failure, and doctors had to place her on a ventilator. In Vermont, there was a report of a 60-year-old male who experienced acute lung injury. According to the doctors, he had experienced these injuries as a result of vaping. When the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel investigated further, they found that there were high levels of diacetyl, which is a chemical known for causing fatal lung diseases. You also have to…

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  • Nursing Case Study In Nursing

    Lung diseases are very prevalent in the United States. According to a study, COPD is diagnosed in almost 24 million individuals in the US and is among the top 4 reasons of death in the country (Rubin, Dhand, Ruppel, Branson, & Hess, 2011). Other prevalent lung illnesses in the United States are asthma, pneumonia, and ARDS, which all correlate with the concept of gas exchange. In each phase in the continuum of healthcare, nurses will be faced with a patient who is diagnosed with a respiratory…

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  • Research Paper On Bronchitis

    the passages to become clogged. The same viruses that cause colds, often cause acute bronchitis. You can also develop noninfectious bronchitis by being exposed to your own or someone else's tobacco smoke and from pollutants, such as household cleaners and smog. Bronchitis may also occur when acids from your stomach consistently back up into your esophagus and a few drops go into your upper airway, a condition known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Workers exposed to certain dusts or…

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  • Get Kids Vaccinated Or Else: Article Analysis

    parents and tried to inform the parents of the severity of the situation. After the deadline of the vaccinations, the county sent letters to the parents insisting that they are required to come to a circuit meeting to have a court hearing an a chance to have a free vaccination for their child, if the parents did not come, they will be fined at least $50 and up to 10 days in jail. The county had to use legal measures to enforce the vaccinations of the children in the school system. The risk of…

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  • Emphysema Research Paper

    for almost ten years and fortunately makes plenty of money after working long hours in the mines. He just recently went to the doctor 's office complaining of dyspnea (shortness of breath), wheezing, tightening in the chest, and coughing. The physician did a procedure called spirometry (measuring lung capacity) and a chest X-ray (CXR), he also used his stethoscope to check Jose 's breathing, to see why he might be having those symptoms. The results came back with symptoms of rales (crackling…

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  • Pathophysiology Of COPD: A Case Study

    2. Describe the pathophysiology of COPD Patients with COPD are always associated with smoking. This diease is develops from prolonged exposure through inhalation of harmful or poisonous particles such as nicotines from smoking, dust, fumes and air pollutions. These irritants can stimulate the inflammation of airways and irritates the lungs. (Lewis et al., 2014 p732). When this irritants is being inhaled, the cilia in the lungs are damaged that causes persistent cough and increase mucus…

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  • Case Study: COPD

    findings like his history of coronary artery disease, peripheral arterial vascular disease, irregular ABG, chronic bronchitis- COPD, and of course that leads to the possible diagnosis of pneumonia. Therefore, this leads to a very long list of signs and symptoms. The signs and symptoms of COPD type B, which is classified as a “blue bloater” (Copstead, & Banasik, 2010, pg. 483), is very expansive. Since R.S. falls under the “blue bloater” patient, he is slightly cyanotic due to the oxygen…

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  • The Worst Hard Times Literary Analysis

    The book “The Worst Hard Times” written by Timothy Egan is a story about the survivors of the Dust Bowl. Throughout the novel, you see several people’s stories and the ups and down they faced leading up to and during the Dust Bowl. You see how these families faced the challenges with their living arrangements, economic struggles, and family fatalities. The main objective of this novel is to show the importance of this historical event that changed the way every single family lived and to show…

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  • Olga Bloomfield Case Summary

    and FEV1/FVC (forced expiratory volume in 1 sec/forced vital capacity) – 65%. These numbers contribute to her diagnosis of mild COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). Risks for obtaining COPD include smoking, occupational chemicals, air pollutants, infections, and genetics (Lewis, p. 582). The cause of Olga’s COPD stems from her smoking habit. It has caused inflammation and over time, that inflammation has created scar tissue buildup and has led to changes in the structure of the lungs.…

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  • Lab Report: Klebsiella Pneumoniae

    Introduction: Klebsiella pneumoniae is a part of the family Enterobacteriaceae. This genus is a gram negative and it has no flagella, which meant that this bacterium is not motile. However, it can move with the use of the current that is produced by the water. This bacterium has the ability to cause destructive change in a man or animals lungs if aspirated. In addition, this is also one of the most contacted pathogen in a Hospital Acquired Infection (HAI) or nosocomial infection. In this…

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