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    Pressure Ulcers

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    suffer with ulcers. Ulcers are sore which occurs on the external surface of the body and the internal surface of the body. The way ulcers are caused is by a break in the skin that does not fully recover or fail to heal. Treating of an ulcers can happen many ways depending on which type of ulcers are present. The most common ulcers are gastric ulcers, esophageal ulcers, and duodenal ulcers. Along with these three ulcers Pressure ulcers and Stasis ulcers are usually the popular ulcers when it comes to older adults. Stasis Ulcer is also known as the Venous Stasis Ulcer. Pressure ulcer and Stasis ulcer are two different types of ulcers. Although pressure ulcer and stasis ulcer are common among older adults they are…

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    Venous stasis ulcers ought not to be mistaken for ulcers identified with blood vessel inadequacy (fringe blood vessel ailment, Cushion) which are because of deficient stream of oxygenated blood (red blood) to the tissues. Fringe blood vessel infection creating blood vessel ulcers are from cutting edge atherosclerotic ailment in the blood vessel arrangement of the lower furthest points and are connected with diabetes, more seasoned age and elevated cholesterol levels (hypercholesterolemia) in…

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    Essay On Peptic Ulcer

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    are acidic with a PH of ____ which is equivalent to ________. When the patient develops a sore or ulceration in the lining it allows the acids to reach the other tissues causing a variety of symptoms. In severe conditions a ulcer may penetrate through all of the layer creating a hole. This is then called a perforation and becomes a emergency situation. The name of the peptic ulcer can be broken down further depending on the location. If the ulcer is located in the stomach it is then…

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    Helicobacter pylori is an infection that is closely associated with peptic ulcer disease. It took more than a decade before peptic ulcer disease was accepted as an indication for H. pylori eradication therapy. Introduction Helicobacter pylori, more commonly referred to as H. pylori, has infected millions of people around the world. For centuries people living with the disease were misdiagnosed with other gastric illnesses. One of the most common misdiagnoses of the gastro-intestinal issues were…

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    bicarbonate production, thus reducing the luminal pH in the duodenum. This promotes the development of gastric metaplasia, resulting in the colonization of organisms in these area, leading to the development of duodenal ulcers (Grossman & Porth,…

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    to offer the best quality of care to our patients involves understanding certain conditions that may cause a need to modify treatment. When treating a patient in the dental office that is ___ with peptic ulcers you must have an understanding of certain aspects of the disease. These being what exactly a peptic ulcer is, etiological factors causing the disease, occurrence of the disease, physical characteristics or symptoms, medical management, oral characteristics seen and finally dental…

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    Epigastric Pain Case Study

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    List three differential diagnoses for epigastric pain in adults. Include rationale, diagnostic testing, and treatment. Epigastric is the pain that comes on the upper middle portion of the abdomen. It this can occur due to several conditions i.e. irritable bowel syndrome, peptic ulcer, and pancreatitis, and as a referred pain of myocardial infarction among other minors ones. Diagnosis and treatment Peptic ulcer disease Peptic…

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    The hormone gastrin causes the stomach to produce too much acid which then leads to peptic ulcers. Zollinger- Ellison Syndrome was first described in 1955 by two gentlemen Zollinger and Ellison. At the time the syndrome consisted of the following triad; gastric acid hypersecretion in the presence of fasting serum hypergastrinemia with secondary severe and sudden peptic ulcer disease and diarrhea. The sequence of events that happens within Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome is clear. However, the exact…

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    Stress’s Relationship to Ulcers It has been a common thought that stress was a direct cause of ulcers (“Stomach and Duodenal Ulcers (Peptic Ulcers)”, n.d.). Ulcers were thought to have been initiated by an increase in stomach acid, which would eat away at the mucosa of the stomach or other areas of the digestive tract until a break in the mucosa was formed and the stomach wall was then exposed directly to the acid, causing pain. Stress was blamed because stress had been thought to increase…

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    however worsened overtime and became distressing to her. I probed further and found out that she had cough (not productive of sputum), orthopnea, ankle swelling, weight gain, fatigue, problem with her sight, limitation of movement, joint pain, transient loss of consciousness in the past (lasting less than 2minutes). There were no fits, no history of weakness in her face or limbs, no fever, no wheezing, no difficulty swallowing, no abdominal pain. Her past medical history was significant as she…

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