Pulmonary embolism

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  • Beneficial Effects Of The Beta Adrenergic Antagonists

    Beneficial effects of the beta adrenergic antagonists in the treatment of the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It is not uncommon for the patients to present with two or more disease states at the same time. Thus, the management of such concomitant disease states may be pharmacologically challenging as it is, for example, in the treatment of the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and hypertension (HTN) with a compelling indication of the post-myocardial infarction (post-MI).…

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  • Rug Interactions

    rug interactions are the harmful or beneficial effects of co administered medicinal products, these interaction may be synergistic or antogon istic pharmco kinetics or pharmaco dynamics, drug interactions exists between drugs anddrugs, drug and foods, drugs and herbs, benefits effects include convenience . Reduced toxicity and reduction. ANTIHISTIMINE, ANTIHISTIMINE, ASTHMA, ANALAGESIC, TYPHOID, HYPERTENSION, TUBERCULOSIS ANTIBIOTICS, FILARIA, RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS, ANTIPYRITIC, ANTICANCER…

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  • COPD Patient Case Study

    Patient, a 71-year-old, retired truck driver, presented to Prince of Wales Hospital (POWH) due to an exacerbation of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) of 2 days presenting as dyspnea on the background of 5-year history of COPD with 1 or 2 exacerbations a year, previous peripheral venous insufficiency with ulcers, previous solitary pulmonary nodule and an ex-smoker with 100 pack-year history. Initial examination presented with respiratory rate of 22 breaths/minute, oxygen saturation of…

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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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  • COPD Disease Analysis

    The disease of the lungs, COPD, can be traced back to the 1600’s. It was the year 1679 when Swizz physician, Bonet, defined the disease as “voluminous lungs.” About a century later Italian anatomist, Giovanni Morgagni, termed cases of the lungs as “turgid.” A series of illustrations of the emphysematous lung putting forth the pathology of the disease was published by Baillie in 1789, thus emphysema was known to be a part of COPD early one (Mandal 2013). Over the years, Chronic Bronchitis became…

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  • Effects Of Smoking Cigarettes Essay

    cigarette consumption in the United States decreased, so did the rates of heart disease. The third leading death is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease which is an obstructive lung disease that makes it hard to breathe (What is COPD). Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease causes serious longterm disability and early death. In the early stages of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease it may be harder to accomplish simple activities. About eighty percent of all COPD is caused by cigarette…

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  • Patient Description And Crisis Case Study

    Section A: Patient description and crisis GL is a 66-year-old single Caucasian female. She was admitted to the hospital due to an overdose. She is a medium build, wears eyeglasses, and is dressed neatly and appropriately for the weather. GL is a cooperative and a pleasant woman. GL was raised in a small town south of the Buffalo area. Her father has an unspecified mental illness and her mother has bipolar, cerebrovascular accident and myocardial infarction. Her brother is an ethanol abuser. Her…

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  • Olga Bloomfield Case Summary

    exam with a post-bronchodilator study. Her results were as followed: FEV1 – 85% predicated, 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…

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  • COPD Essay

    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a major originate of chronic morbidity and mortality. The term COPD does not refer to a single disease but is an umbrella term for chronic lung diseases that irreversibly limits the flow of air in the lungs. CT imaging is able to perform in visualizing the effects of COPD. An advantage of CT over Lung Function Test (LFT) is that CT can differentiate between the different types of COPD, making it possible to classify the different subgroups of…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Smoking Kills

    Smoking kills …so why bother starting? I am not a smoker but if I were, this ad would bring to my attention the dangers of what some may call “cancer sticks.” Let’s discuss a few things about this ad shall we? What was the author of this ad trying to convey? How does the creativity grab the attention of the observer? Do we think the message of this ad will be grasped? In my rhetorical analysis I will explore all of these questions and more. Smoking definitely kills and I will tell you why you…

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