Pulmonary Fibrosis Essays and Term Papers

  • Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Pulmonary fibrosis is the formation or development of excess fibrous connective tissue in the lungs. Pulmonary fibrosis is one of a family of related diseases called interstitial lung diseases. All of these diseases can result in lung scarring. (Ebina M 2010) "Fibrosis" is a term used to refer to scarring...

      1000 Words | 3 Pages   Dyspnea, Pneumonia, Interstitial lung disease, Pulmonary fibrosis

  • What Is Pulmonary Fibrosis

    What is pulmonary fibrosis Pulmonary fibrosis is a rare progressive condition that occurs in the lungs, it causes scar tissue to build up which eventually results in death due to lack of oxygen throughout the body Symptoms are shortness of breath and a persistent dry cough that can lead to complication...

      260 Words | 1 Pages   Pulmonary fibrosis, Hypoxia (medical), Heart failure, Dyspnea

  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Therapeutic Market - Pipeline Review, H2 2013

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      775 Words | 4 Pages  

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    A Nursing Diagnosis for Cystic Fibrosis Nursing diagnoses describe problems that can be addressed by nursing measures. Because nurses can't diagnose a disease or prescribe medication, a nursing diagnosis doesn't describe a disease or prescribe medications or treatments beyond a nurse's scope of practice...

      1018 Words | 4 Pages   Pulmonology, Medical diagnosis, Cystic fibrosis, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

  • Ctstic Fibrosis

    Cystic Fibrosis - • Autosomal Recessive. Recessive allele on chromosome number 7 • Common with people from Northern Europe • CAUSE OF THE DISEASE: • Very small genetic change. Deletion of three bases in the middle of a sequence for a protein. This protein normally allows chloride ions to pass...

      376 Words | 2 Pages   Cystic fibrosis, Sickle-cell disease, Genetics, Dominance (genetics)

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    Nicholas Capobianco Bio 122 July 30, 2014 Cystic Fibrosis In biology we learn about genetic diseases and genetic disorders. Some of these genetic mutations can be as minor as a change in color of hair such as red hair or blonde hair and even being color blind, while on the other hand some can be sadly...

      1425 Words | 5 Pages   Cystic fibrosis, Cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator, Genetic disorder, Chest

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    Madie Moore Mrs.Taylor Research Paper 2 May 2013 Pulmonary Embolism Can you imagine hearing you have a blood clot and in a spilt second experiencing a pulmonary embolism and dying almost instantly? A blood clot and a Pulmonary Embolism are two different concepts but walk hand in hand together...

      890 Words | 3 Pages   Thrombosis, Venous thrombosis, Embolism, Vein

  • Cystic fibrosis

    CYSTIC FIBROSIS I am the doctor for your hospital and have prepared the following paper for you to look at and possibly use. It includes information on what cystic fibrosis really is, what treatments there are, what you two can do for your child, and how it is inherited. I hope this document is useful...

      1870 Words | 6 Pages   Cystic fibrosis, Mucus, Cough, Respiratory disease

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    8-27-13 Genetics Cystic Fibrosis Cystic Fibrosis is one of the most widespread genetic disorders in the modern world. While only 30,000 members of the American population is affected by the disease, millions of Americans are carriers of the disease; the difference between carriers and sufferers...

      363 Words | 2 Pages   Cystic fibrosis, Genetic disorder, Cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator, Genetic carrier

  • pulmonary hypertension

    Pulmonary Hypertension One of the main systems in a person’s body is the circulatory system, which is composed of the heart, the lungs and the blood vessels working together to for the circle part of the circulatory system. It starts with the pumping of the heart...

      1723 Words | 5 Pages   Medical sign, Amlodipine, Sildenafil, Heart failure

  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    CHAPTER I Introduction Background and Rationale of the Study Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease that primarily affects the lung parenchyma caused by slow-growing bacteria that resembles a fungus. It is usually spread from person to person by droplet nuclei through the air. The lung is the...

      2624 Words | 8 Pages   Tuberculosis, Medical diagnosis, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Latent tuberculosis

  • pulmonary metastasis

    64687 Date of admission Ward cancer ward Bed number 12 Diagnosis mandibular gland/prs brain + pulmonary metasaisis CHIEF COMPLAINT OF PATIENT:- PRESENT HEALTH HISTORY:- Present medical history Now patient has came to ward for chemotherapy...

      441 Words | 7 Pages   Common carotid artery, Health

  • Pulminary Fibrosis

    2012 Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis My father was diagnosed with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis about 5 years ago. Because of this reason alone, I wanted to do my research project on this specific condition. Within my research, I have found that Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis is a progressive, fatal...

      2769 Words | 7 Pages   Diffusing capacity, Cough, Arterial blood gas, Dyspnea

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    Cystic Fibrosis is a disease that plagues families all over the world. It is a genetic disorder that is caused by a defective gene that causes the mucus of the lungs to be abnormally thick resulting in it’s build up in the lungs, digestive tract and throughout other areas in the human body. Cystic fibrosis...

      544 Words | 2 Pages   Cystic fibrosis, Mucus, Pancreatitis, Sinus (anatomy)

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    Cystic Fibrosis Cystic Fibrosis is a genetic disorder and can affect many parts of your body such as your lungs, pancreas, and other essential organs by clogging them with sticky mucus. The mucus is very harmful to people with the disease because they cannot break down their food and have very troublesome...

      807 Words | 2 Pages   Cystic fibrosis, Mucus, Genetic testing, Genetic disorder

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    Cystic Fibrosis is a life threatening condition that causes severe damage to the lungs and digestive system. Developing this condition can change a person's entire life. Depending on the severity of the condition a person can be affected by mild symptoms such as shortness of breath, all the way to severe...

      802 Words | 2 Pages   Cystic fibrosis, Mucus, Genetic carrier, Chest

  • cystic fibrosis

    Cystic Fibrosis is a disease that causes mucus like substance to accumulate in the lungs, digestion track and various parts of the body. This is a disorder of the exocrine glands. Cystic Fibrosis is most common in children and young adults. This disease is usually not found in people over the age...

      621 Words | 2 Pages   Mucus, Cystic fibrosis, Sinusitis, Genetic carrier

  • CYSTIC FIBROSIS

    Cystic fibrosis is a chronic lung disorder caused by an autosomal recessive multiorgan disorder. The disorder is due to an exocrine gland dysfunction. The deficiency in chloride flow and increase sodium absorption results in thick sticky mucous that clogs the lungs and obstruct glands The pancreas...

      1488 Words | 5 Pages   Amniocentesis, Prenatal diagnosis, Sweat test, Cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    Cystic Fibrosis 1) There is roughly a 5 percent chance white Americans are carriers of cystic fibrosis, meaning they hold just one mutated version of the cystic fibrosis gene in their cells. In the United States there are about 1,000 new cases of the disease every year. Adding up to a grand total...

      847 Words | 3 Pages   Cystic fibrosis, Cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator, Ion channel, Mucus

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    CYSTIC FIBROSIS COURSE CODE: BIOL 172 COURSE TITLE: STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF THE HUMAN BODY II CRN: 12495 SEMESTER: STUDENT NAME: STUDENT ID: PROGRAMME: BSC GENERAL NURSING DATE OF SUBMISSION: 27-11-2012 LECTURER’S NAME: JO ELLEN COLE Cystic fibrosis is an inherited...

      2295 Words | 7 Pages   Meconium, Cystic fibrosis, Pneumonia, Cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator