Ulcerative colitis

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  • Ulcerative Colitis Case Study

    disease, which also includes Crohn’s disease (CD). Dr. Samuel Wilks was the first to distinguish Ulcerative Colitis (UC) in 1859 when he described on “idiopathic colitis” and it has distinct features from the most common bacillary dysentery [1]. In that year, Sir Arthur Hurst wrote a complete description of Ulcerative Colitis which includes its sigmoidoscopy manifestations and distinction from bacillary dysentery [2].Ulcerative colitis is treating conventionally with 5-aminosalicylic acid (ASA), corticosteroids and oral immunosuppressant…

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  • Ulcerative Colitis Case Study Essay

    study about a patient namely Ms.V. She is a 35 year old underweight White American, who had recurrent respiratory infection, MsV has been admitted to the hospital Due to her symptoms; after a biopsy she has been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. This paper Discusses the etiology as well as medications for low potassium, ulcerative colitis Also, Alternative medicine as well as patient’s education are included. (1) Imbalanced nutrition less than body requirement related to decreased…

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  • Ulcerative Colitis Research Paper

    effects of Ulcerative Colitis in the body that ultimately begin and progress through the large intestine. These studies have led to information that allows physicians to help their patients control the symptoms of this disease and enable them to lead a normal life. However, through the research that has been done no significant information has led to the cure of this disease or what truly causes it in the first place. The cause for this disease must be determined to allow prevention and there…

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  • Ethnographic Interview

    At the age of five she developed ulcerative colitis, a chronic condition that causes sensitivity, inflammation, and even tearing in the large intestine and rectum lining. Considering that her mother has ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, Missy was already genetically predisposed to develop UC at some point throughout her life. However, raised levels of stress (along with changes and time of year) appear to be capable of causing the condition to worsen, and likely played a role in the…

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  • 5 CS Website Evaluation Paper

    2016; UCSF, 2016)? What is it that makes a website ‘good’? How do you assess these resources before making decisions about a health treatment or condition? Evaluation of websites is a currently researched area resulting in a variety of suggested criteria, methods, and techniques. This paper will provide an evaluation of the website Crohn’s and Colitis Canada using the 5 Cs website…

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  • Crohn's Disease Case Study Essay

    Other signs and symptoms can include and not limited to: weight loss, malnutrition, perianal irritation, rectal bleeding, fistulas, arthritis and the formation of ulcers. It is important to note, the clinical presentation of a fistula as it relates to this case study. As outlined by Gould and Dyer (2011) a fistula is a connecting passage between two structures, in the case study the two structures are the between the ilium and bladder. These fistulas may form as the ulcer erodes through the…

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  • Causes Of Crohn's Disease

    Introduction Inflammatory bowel disease is a chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Inflammatory bowel disease is “any intestinal inflammatory disease, especially Crohn 's disease and ulcerative colitis, of unknown cause” (Inflammatory Bowel Disease, n.d.). Inflammatory Bowel Disease is broken down into two types Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative colitis are not the same thing. Dr. Burrill B. Crohn’s first described Crohn’s disease in 1932, with…

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  • Crohn's Disease Essay

    Who is affected? “Crohn’s Disease can affect as many as 780,000 Americans, and is most likely to affect both men and women. While Crohn’s Disease can happen at any age, the disease is more common with adolescents and young adults between the ages of 15 and 35” (Crohn’s & Colitis, n.d.). Although it can affect anyone, Crohn’s tends to affect people of different ethnic groups such as “African-Americans, Caucasians, and Jewish people of European descent than Asians and Latinos” (Crohn’s & Colitis,…

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  • Factors Of Crohn's Disease

    Crohn’s Disease is a systemic autoimmune disorder progressively rising in the United States. People of all ages are affect. But, it seems to be more dominant in people between the ages of 14 – 35, including those that smoke cigarettes, family members with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and Jewish descent. Crohn’s disease is chronic, causing abnormal inflammation in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, affecting the end of the small intestine to the beginning of large intestine. It affects the…

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  • Case Study: The Crohn's And Colitis Foundation

    The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America has been around for the past 50 years trying to find a cure for these two debilitating inflammatory bowl diseases (IBD). For the past five decades, it has been the CCFA’s duty to try and improve the quality of life of every one of the patients who struggle on a day-to-day basis. Therefore, each and every day millions of volunteers make it possible for this organization to receive the finances and support they need in order for researchers to explore…

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