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    PHYSIOLOGICAL DIMENSION IMMUNE/DEFENSE MECHANISMS Age specific variations of growth and development From the Nursing care of infants and Children, specifies different immunizations that are recommended for adolescents. Adolescents that are 11 to 18 years of age should be administered the tetanus, diphtheria, acellular, and pertussis vaccine. The meningococcal vaccine should be administered to adolescents between the ages of 11 to 12 years old, as well get a booster before the age of 16. Additionally, adolescents should be vaccinated for the human papilloma virus which is recommended for girls as early as the age of 9 years. Adolescents that have not been vaccinated for hepatitis B should be given their three doses as soon as possible. An annual influenza vaccine is recommended to help fight of the flu. Adolescents should be given a varicella vaccination to individuals who have not have a previous history. You can administer this vaccine in “two doses that need to be four weeks apart to adolescents ages 13 or older.” Lastly adolescents should be administered a tuberculosis test. (Hockenberry &Wilson, 2015, p.202) Health History and subjective data Patients chart does not state patient has any allergies, infections, head lice, rash, asthma, eczema, acne, cancer or other immune, or autoimmune problems. Patient has had a history of cutting herself on her arms. Scars are visible on both right and left arm. Patient is using a Vitamin E 4 oz CRE (Vitamin E Cream) apply…

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    Aicardi-Gutieres syndrome (AGS) was first described in 1984 as a familial progressive encephalopathy, and has since been reported in several cases from various ethnic backgrounds (3). The condition is considered a Mendelian mimic of congenital TORCH infection, and is characterized by spasticity, dystonia, delayed psychomotor development, chronic cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leukocytosis, and leukodystrophy. Microcephaly, hepatosplenomegaly and cortical blindness can be seen in severe cases.…

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    Hematology Assignment 1 Name: Asenaca Matameli Student ID: s160177 Hematology Case 3-2 Answers: 1) Fred G, the 22 year old white man has leukocytosis as his White blood cell (WBC) count is increased (16.5×10^9/L) as shown in the Complete Blood Count results. This raises the intuition of blunt trauma and it is also an initial marker of injury along with physical exam. Leukocytosis in trauma is however due to neutrophilia as seen in this patient having a high neutrophil count. Increased in…

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    Leukocytes are white blood cells that not only fight disease, but removes pathogens from the body. Leukocytes are the second line of defense in the immune system’s characteristics. Higher levels of a white blood cell counts are also referred to as leukocytosis and can be indicative of infection or disease. Lower levels however, can be indicative of leukopenia which can weaken the immune system and cause infection and disease to overpower the body. Leukemia is a disorder that affects not only…

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    The symptoms are periodic or persistent fever, muscle atrophy, weakness, generalized pain, mucous discharge from the eyes, not wanting to move, and they will slowly deteriorate. Nonregenerative anemia, and elevation in serum alkaline phosphatase along with neutrophilic leukocytosis is seen in lab results. Dogs may not quit eating and drinking. If this disease is not treated eventually the dog will waste away. A reliable serologic test has not been made so prevalence is hard to determine. Most…

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    without operating directly on the aorta. Comparing EVAR with an open surgical procedure, it has been seen that in the first of these procedures, postoperative inflammatory response is attenuated. This accompanied with a technological improvement in stent graft devices and improved technical expertise, have led, ultimately, to better patient outcomes. (1) Assuming that, a technically successful EVAR should lead to a length of stay (LOS) of about 1 to 2 days even in high-risk patients if the…

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    Atypical MC type I and mature MCs were not seen. The cells were negative for myeloperoxidase and periodic acid-Schiff. Flow cytometric immunophenotyping showed positive expression of CD 13, CD 33, and CD 117, but lacked MPO, CD34, HLA-DR, CD 41, CD14, CD64 and B and T cell lineage markers. To this point, the diagnosis was suggestive for acute leukemia of basophilic or mast cell lineage. One day after the BM biopsy was performed, the patient developed leukocytosis, and thrombocytopenia…

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    of ascending UTI. Keep urinary drainage system closed and remove indwelling catheter as soon as possible. Monitor vital signs for an elevated temp for signs and symptoms of an infections. Fever higher than 100.4° with increased pulse and respirations is typical of increased metabolic rate resulting from inflammatory process. And always help promote pulmonary function by assisting the patient with turning, coughing and taking deep breaths and the use of the incentive spirometer. If the patient…

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    present, Resp: Mild wheeze, L>R, GI: Diffuse abdominal distention. Mild diffuse tenderness to palpation. Hypoactive bowel sounds., MSK: Normal ROM, all extremities, Lymphatics – no cervical lymphadenopathy, Skin: Yellowing of skin. A number of laboratory tests were performed and revealed the following abnormal values: bicarbonate of 15, BUN of 28, creatinine of 2.4, glucose of 161, a leukocytosis of 23,000, a hemoglobin of 10.4, a hematocrit of 32, a platelet count of 104, a GFR of 22,…

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    In week 1 of clinical, I was assigned to an 82-year-old female who was admitted on February 15th for RFV Acute purpulent bronchitis Leukocytosis. She has multiple secondary diagnoses as well, such as, dementia, pneumonia, throat cancer, stricture of the epiglottis, and more. During my shift she had four types of medications, Cefepime, Heparin, Levothyroxine, and Pantoprazole. She is also a NPO patient and continuously asked for food and water. The nurse pointed out edema on her arm and elbows…

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