Gastroesophageal reflux disease

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  • Strained Voice

    Diagnosis- The first diagnostic approach provides an accurate anamnestic investigation, to detect the details of the speech disorder and the patient's medical history, such as: • duration and severity of the current problem • current and associated symptoms • relevant medical scoria (including drugs, respiratory allergies , presence or absence of diseases of the gastro-enteric tube , infections and previous surgeries) • Lifestyle habits or professional risk for the respiratory system (contact with inhaled irritants, tobacco and alcohol). For a correct diagnosis of the disorder, the doctor will proceed with the inspection of the throat for suspicious areas: the patient is asked to open his mouth, sticking his tongue out, and to pronounce a long vowel sound simultaneously. This procedure displays part of the pharyngeal wall and the tonsillar region.…

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  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Case Study

    Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), more commonly known as “acid reflux”, is a condition that affects people of all ages from infancy to adulthood (1, 2). With this condition, the contents of the stomach are brought back up the esophagus and can lead to a variety of symptoms and discomfort that can be mild to severe (1). It is also something that everyone has experienced to some degree. Anytime someone burps, has an acid taste in their mouth, or heartburn, he or she is experiencing…

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  • Attention Getter For Informative Speech Outline

    I. Introduction: A. (Attention Getter) “You can’t beat zero heartburn.”-Larry the cable guy (Quote) B. (Problem) According to Healthsource, ten to twenty percent of U.S. adults everyday, and more than sixty million people at least once a month are affected by heartburn (Statistic). Heartburn that occurs often is known as GERD, or, gastroesophageal reflux disease. C. (Central Idea/Thesis) GERD is a chronic condition that affects quality of life, and can contribute to risk of other illnesses.…

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  • Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication Case Study

    Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication is surgery to relieve heartburn and other problems caused by gastric fluids flowing up into your esophagus. The esophagus is the tube that carries food and liquid from your throat to your stomach. Normally, the muscle that sits between your stomach and your esophagus (lower esophageal sphincter or LES) keeps stomach fluids in your stomach. In some people, the LES does not work properly, and stomach fluids flow up into the…

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  • Mental Status Interview Essay

    close to his family in Baltimore. JW has Medicare with supplemental insurance, he lives adequately on social security, pension money, and part-time teaching. JW is very active in the community, he serves on two committees for housing development. He enjoys biking, playing tennis (only doubles), and softball, he is an avid reader, he enjoys the arts and music. JW is a non-practicing Catholic, he finds spirituality through his subjective experiences and psychological growth, working with diverse…

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  • Implications Of Childhood Obesity

    Moreover, higher levels of insulin circulating in the pancreas may sequentially increase the chances of having high blood pressure and higher levels of cholesterol (Daniels 52). In other words, it is dangerous for child healthwise to have higher levels of insulin in their body because it increases the chances of hypertension and cholesterol. Furthermore, the digestive system has the most impact on the child’s body. The digestive system is composed of the stomach, esophagus, liver, small and…

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  • Anticoagulation Therapy Case Study

    REASON FOR ENCOUNTER: Routine INR check for anticoagulation therapy. SUBJECTIVE Background (Description and history of the present illness or medical condition including previous approaches to treatment and responses; include other medical problems, medication experience per patient, drug allergies, current meds, etc.) Medical conditions: HA is a 60-year-old white male with three conditions, atrial fibrillation, hypertension and gastroesophageal reflux disease. His atrial fibrillation and…

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  • Gastroesophageal Discussion Process

    GERD has many people suffering from either heartburn or indigestion. GERD is acid reflux and a chronic digestive disease. This happens when stomach acid or sometimes stomach content flows back into your esophagus. People who have heartburn two to three times a week have GERD. Heartburn is a common symptom and it is a burning sensation in the middle of the chest and can also spread the throat area, this is the cause of the acid taste most people encounter. More symptoms include stomach pain,…

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  • Critical Thinking Nursing Case Study

    I would provide resources to his mother Janine to help her and Andrew to make sure he thrives and does not regress in his development and nutritional status. When you look at Andrew history, signs and symptoms the nursing diagnosis that I will use is imbalanced nutrition less than body requirement related to inability to intake enough food because of reflux as evidence by difficulty feeding. Andrew falls in the tenth percentile for his age. By him not getting the proper amount of nutritious…

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  • Essay On Deglutition

    Swallowing, which is also known as “deglutition” is the process of transporting a bolus (chewed food) from the mouth, down the esophagus, into the stomach. Deglutition consists of three distinct phases with various neural involvements. For some individuals, the inferior esophageal sphincter can malfunction resulting in gastroesophageal reflux disease (often shortened to GERD). Commonly known as “heartburn,” GERD can affect deglutition as well as a person’s quality of life. GERD can be…

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