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  • Pneumonia : - 417 Words
    References * Asadi, F., Cherif, A.H., Jenkins, S.K., Michel, L.O., Movahedzadeh, F., & Aron, R.D. (2006). Microbiology & chemistry: An integrated approach. CA: Person Education. * National Heart Lung and Blood Institute. (n.d.). Pneumonia. Retrieved from http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/pnu/pnu_all.html * World Health Organization. (2011). Pneumonia. Retrieved from http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs331/en/index.html Pneumonia By: Sami Greif, SN...
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  • pneumonia - 572 Words
    Conditions causing respiratory failure: Condition that affects the flow of blood into the lungs: Pulmonary embolism- blocks blood flow and causes lung damage Conditions that affect the nerves and muscles that control breathing: Muscular dystrophy ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) & Spinal cord injury Conditions that affect the areas of the brain that control breathing: Stroke & Drug/alcohol overdose Conditions that affect the flow of air in and out of the lungs: COPD...
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  • Pneumonia - 1505 Words
    How do people "catch pneumonia"? Some cases of pneumonia are contracted by breathing in small droplets that contain the organisms that can cause pneumonia. These droplets get into the air when a person infected with these germs coughs or sneezes. In other cases, pneumonia is caused when bacteria or viruses that are normally present in the mouth, throat, or nose inadvertently enter the lung. During sleep, it is quite common for people to aspirate secretions from the mouth, throat, or nose....
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  • Pneumonia - 1053 Words
     Pneumonia Human Anatomy & Physiology Pneumonia Pneumonia is an inflammation of one or both lungs, which is usually caused by an infection. This inflammation causes the tiny air sacs, called the alveoli, within the lungs to become filled with fluid, making it harder for the lungs to function properly. To fight this infection, the body sends white blood cells to the lungs, but although this helps kill the germs it can also make it harder for the lungs to pass oxygen into...
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  • Aspiration Pneumonia - 348 Words
    ASPIRATION PNEUMONIA DUE TO REGURGITATION (code: 507.0) Regurgitation occurs when stomach contents reflux into the esophagus, pharynx, or oral cavity but do not enter the lungs. Many patients have gastric esophageal regurgitation that does not result in pulmonary aspiration. Aspiration occurs when this content is inhaled into the airway or respiratory tract. Aspiration may be asymptomatic, or with symptoms which include coughing, choking, and respiratory distress. An aspiration occurrence...
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  • Pathophysiology of Pneumonia - 390 Words
    Pathophysiology Predisposing Factor: >Age (8 years old) >Herido-Familial Disease Virulent Microorganism Precipitating Factor: >Air Pollution >Dust Microorganism enters to the nose through inhalation Passes through Larynx, Pharynx and Trachea Microorganism enters and affects both airway and lungs Bacteria will lie on the alveolar sacs in the lungs Sacs swell fill with fluid exudates Inflammation of the lungs...
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  • Pneumonia Notes - 1460 Words
    Pneumonia is a lower respiratory problem. It is an acute inflammation of the lung, caused by viral, chemical, bacterial, fungal agents. Usually happens in people with compromised immune systems, or people who have compromise to the structures that protect the airway (i.e. the nares dry up and can't humdify air anymore, bronchioles shrivel and can't filter the air) If anything occurs with the mucocilliary system, the epiglottis, or the nares, we are inviting pneumonia into our bodies. Aging...
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  • Aspiration Pneumonia - 2421 Words
    A Case Study Aspiration Pneumonia Submitted By: Mendoza BSN 3-3 Group 7A Submitted To: Ma’am Amamento Introduction Aspiration pneumonia is the inflammation of the lungs and airways to the lungs (bronchial tubes) from breathing in foreign material. Aspiration pneumonia occurs when foreign materials (usually food, liquids, vomit, or fluids from the mouth) are breathed into the lungs or airways leading to the lungs. This may lead to: * A collection of pus in the lungs (lung...
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  • Pneumonia - Essay - 1356 Words
    PNEUMONIA INTRODUCTION Pneumonia is a condition of inflammation and congestion of lungs, caused by infectious agents like bacteria, virus and fungi. Lungs comprise of small sac like structures called alveoli. In pneumonia, these alveoli are primarily infected or filled with fluid which makes the breathing difficult and painful. Though the disease can affect any age group; it is most commonly seen in young children and elderly. Pneumonia is the major cause of mortality in children; worldwide....
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  • Pneumonia Case Study - 5762 Words
    Patient’s Profile Name : D.E Age : 67 years old Address : Annafunan, Tuguegarao City Sex : Male Civil Status : Married Occupation : None Nationality : Filipino Religion : Roman Catholic Date of Admission : Nov. 01, 07 Time of Admission : 9:45 pm Chief Complaint : Irritability and DOB Final diagnosis : CVA infarct pneumonia Attending Physician : Dr. Marlene Cinco Patient’s History Past Health History: Patient D.E. had completed his immunization when he was a...
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  • Care Plan for HA Pneumonia
    Brief Narrative about Patient: (What brought patient to the hospital?)Using (OLDCART) Patient was admitted to the hospital via Assisted Living Facility. She has Hospital Acquired Pneumonia and is having acute confusion episodes. She cannot describe any pain, but says “ow” when she is being examined. She is aware of herself, but is not oriented to time or place. Subjective: Patient states “Ow” during examination Objective: Temp: 97.5, Pulse: 66, BP: 142/71, Resp: 20, O2: 98% Room air...
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  • Ventilator associated pneumonia - 9986 Words
    Prevention of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Abstract Ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP) is a hospital acquired infection occurs in the intensive care unit (ICU) for the patients who are on mechanical ventilator. It further complicates the hospital course by extending the length of stay, increase the cost of treatment, and increases the mortality rate. It is estimated that about 1% to 3% patients on mechanical ventilator develops VAP per day. Compared to the previous years, the...
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  • Community Acquired Pneumonia - 18265 Words
    CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION Pneumonia is one of the most common infectious diseases prevalent nowadays and affects all ages. It is an acute or chronic infection of one or both lungs caused by microorganisms, such as viruses, bacteria or chemical irritants. (Schmitt, 2011) It has different types, and one of them is Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP). CAP is a disease in which individuals who have not recently been hospitalized develop an infection of the lungs. It occurs because the areas of the...
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  • Case Study Pneumonia - 1558 Words
    INTRODUCTION Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lungs caused by an infection. It is also called Pneumonitis or Bronchopneumonia. Pneumonia can be a serious threat to our health. Although pneumonia is a special concern for older adults and those with chronic illnesses, it can also strike young, healthy people as well. It is a common illness that affects thousands of people each year in the Philippines, thus, it remains an important cause of morbidity and mortality in the country. There are...
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  • Ventilator Associated Pneumonia - 7706 Words
    “A study to determine the effectiveness of structured teaching programme regarding prevention of ventilator associated pneumonia on staff nurses‟ knowledge, practices and reduction in incidence of ventilator associated pneumonia in selected hospitals of Mysore”. BY Miss.Emilymaria George Poulose Dissertation Submitted to the Rajiv Gandhi University of health Sciences, Karnataka, Bangalore . In partial fulfilment of the requirement for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING In...
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  • Pediatric Community Acquired Pneumonia
    Pediatric Community – Acquired Pneumonia (PCAP) Group 1 Rivera, Geraldine U. Rodicol, Arsenio A. Serrano, Marian Joyce E. Tumamao, Jayson G. Vidad, Angelica B. I. INTRODUCTION * Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is one of several diseases in which individuals who have not recently been hospitalized develop an infection of the lungs (pneumonia). CAP is a common illness and can affect people of all ages. CAP often causes problems like difficulty in breathing, fever, chest...
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  • The Differences and Similarities of Pneumonia and Tuberculosis
    The Differences and Similarities of Pneumonia and Tuberculosis Pneumonia and tuberculosis have been plaguing the citizens of the world for centuries causing millions of deaths. This occurred until the creation and use of antibiotics become more widely available. These two respiratory infections have many differences, which include their etiology, incidence and prevalence, and many similarities in their objective and subject indicators, medical interventions, course, rehabilitation and...
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  • Dealing with Childhood Pneumonia
    Dealing with childhood pneumonia in developing countries: how can we make a difference? The past few years have seen renewed attention focused on the persistent burden of childhood mortality globally. Of the 10.6 million deaths of children under 5 every year, the vast majority occur in a mere 42 countries of the developing world. It is also apparent that despite advances in understanding the pathophysiology and significance of the major causes of child death, most of the known killers such as...
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  • Vaccine and Pneumonia Prevention - 670 Words
    Pneumonia There are different kinds of pneumonia, there is aspiration pneumonia, which occurs when you inhale foreign particles into your lungs. There is also opportunistic (viral or bacterial) pneumonia which often happens to people with weak immune systems. Those at risk for developing pneumonia are older adults, immobility, dysphagia, and people taking immunosuppresant such as chemotherapy and corticosteroids. There are many preventatives that health care workers do every day to help limit...
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  • Case Study on Pneumonia - 1632 Words
    Case Study: Pneumonia and Pressure Ulcer Prevention in an Elderly MICU Patient June 6, 2012 Case Study: Pneumonia and Sepsis in an Elderly MICU Patient L.M. is a 75-year-old female who suffers from severe dementia and lives in a SNF. She was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2005 and as a result had a right upper and middle lobectomy. She also has a history of severe emphysema. L.M. has had several pneumonic infections and has an allergy to Pneumovax. She has a recurrent...
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  • disease process pneumonia - 1111 Words
     STUDENT NAME: _____________________________ DATE: ______ DISEASE PROCESS STUDY Purpose To provide a thorough review of a disease process at the cellular or organ level Link essential assessments and nursing care priorities to the client’s response to their disease process Disease Process: ________Pneumonia_____________________________________________ Pathophysiology at the Cellular or Organ Level Pneumonia is described in Tabers cyclopedia medical dictionary, “as...
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  • Community Acquired Pneumonia - 873 Words
    FAR EASTERN UNIVERSITY INSTITUE OF NURSING GRADUATE STUDIES Community Acquired Pneumonia Concept Mapping Prepared by: Miguel, Stefani Gil M. Case RP is a 72 year-old male who was admitted to the hospital from his long-term care facility after 1 week of dyspnea and cough. He was seen by a staff physician at the longterm care facility and was diagnosed with a COPD(Asthma) exacerbation. He has been suffering of Osteoarthritis since he was at the age of 56. Consequently, He is now taking steroid...
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  • Case Study About Pneumonia
    I. INTRODUCTION This is the case of patient MCS, a 62 year old female who came to Ospital ng Guiginto with a chief complaint of productive cough with associated difficulty of breathing & intermittent fever. She was admitted on July 16, 2012. She was diagnosed with Pneumonia with manifestations of Asthma. Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lung parenchyma commonly caused by microbial agents. Classically, pneumonia has been categorized as being bacterial or typical, atypical,...
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  • Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia - 1050 Words
    Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia: A Quantitative Research Study Vanesia Davis Kelly Grand Canyon University Intro to Nursing Research-NRS/433V April 15, 2012 Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Ventilator-associated pneumonia is a bacterial infection that occurs in the lower respiratory system within the first 48 hours of endotrachal intubation (Lewis, Dirksen, Heitkemper, Bucher, & Camera, 2011). Although any hospital patient is susceptible to pneumonia, ventilator dependent patients...
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  • Pneumonia Disease Research Paper
    Pneumonia is a common disease, which occurs in all age groups. However, pneumonia is the leading cause of death in elderly, people who are chronically and terminally ill, and children under five years old worldwide. It can result from a variety of causes, including infection with bacteria, viruses, fungi, or parasites, and chemical or physical injury to the lungs. Pneumonia is an irregular inflammatory condition of the lung. It is often described as inflammation and abnormal fluid filling of the...
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  • Ventilator Associated Pneumonia - 1057 Words
    APInterventions and Practices Considered 1. General prophylaxis 2. Measures to achieve safe mechanical ventilation 3. Measures to prevent aspiration 4. Selective use of antibiotics to control outbreaks 
Note: Routine use of oral and systemic antibiotics was considered but not recommended. 5. Oral care with antiseptic agents 6. Daily interruptions or lightening of sedation and avoidance of paralytic agents 7. Gastrointestinal bleeding prophylaxis with...
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  • pneumonia Case Study - 8454 Words
     Pneumonia Case Study NUR 213 Gina Perry, SN2 Central Maine Community College Abstract This paper illustrates how the student nurse cared for a patient with pneumonia. The student nurse was assigned a patient on a medical surgical unit during clinical rotation. During this time, the student nurse observed and interacted with the patient, conducted a full head to toe assessment as well as routine scheduled assessments, administered medications, and created a plan of care. A brief...
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  • Polymyositis: Pneumonia and Exact Cause
    Polymyositis Polymyositis is an autoimmune disease that affects several muscles in your body. It can be classified as a persistent inflammatory muscle disease that causes weakness of the skeletal muscles, which controls movement in the body. In severe cases polymysitis can affect major organs like heart, and lungs. The symptoms of Polymyositis come with extreme pain, marked with weakness and loss of muscle mass closest to the truck particularly those in your thighs, shoulder, upper arm,...
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  • Pneumonia: the Silent Killer
    Running Head: PNEUMONIA: THE SILENT KILLER Exploring Pneumonia: A Silent Killer Abstract This paper explores Pneumonia and the respiratory disease process associated with bacterial and viral pathogens most commonly located in the lung. The paper examines the process, symptoms and treatments most commonly viewed in patient cases of Pneumonia. My goal is to educate the reader and to warn of the Exploring Pneumonia: A Silent Killer Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs....
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  • A Student Nurse's Bibliography on Pneumonia
    "A Student Nurse's Bibliography on Pneumonia" Early Intervention for the Pneumonia Patient: An Emergency Department Triage Protocol Preventing Nosocomial Pneumonia I. Background/Rationale Pneumonia is a respiratory disease that causes an inflammation of the lung parenchyma commonly caused by microbial agents such as Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae. The disease is acquired through inhalation of the microorganism in respiratory droplets, as well as aspiration of...
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  • Ventilater Associated Pneumonia - 6206 Words
    i VENTILATOR ASSOCIATED PNEUMONIA: EDUCATION AND PREVENTION A RESEARCH PAPER SUBMITTED TO THE GRADUATE SCHOOL IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE MASTER OF SCIENCE BY MEGHAN CROCKETT BSN, RN, CMSRN DR. NAGIA ALI - ADVISOR BALL STATE UNIVERSITY MUNCIE, IN DECEMBER 2011 Table of Contents Table of Contents…………………………………………………………………….….....i Abstract.……………………………………….……………………………………...….iii Chapter I………………………………………………………………………...………....1...
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  • Pneumonia and Cough Mechanism - 766 Words
    Well my paper is on pneumonia. The little I do know about pneumonia is that it is caused by an infection. You can recover from pneumonia with the right treatment. Pneumonia is more serious with people with weak immune systems. But to further my knowledge on pneumonia I did some research. What is pneumonia? Pneumonia is a common lung infection caused by bacteria, a virus or fungi. The infection inflames your lungs' air sacs, which are called alveoli. The air sacs may fill up with fluid...
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  • Pneumonia Case Study - 1403 Words
     I. INTRODUCTION Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lung parenchyma caused by various microorganisms, including bacteria, mycobacteria, fungi, and viruses. Pneumonias are classified as community- acquired pneumonia (CAP), hospital-acquired (nosocomial) pneumonia (HAP), pneumonia in the immunocompromised host, and aspiration pneumonia. There is overlap in how specific pneumonias are classified, because they may occur in differing settings. Those at risk for pneumonia often have chronic...
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  • Ventilator Assoicated Pneumonia - 2197 Words
    | Ventilator Associated Pneumonia | Heather Heim, Erin Lovett and Crystal Inchiocca | | Molloy College | | | Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is a nosocomial, or hospital acquired, infection that affects people who need mechanical assistance to breathe. VAP is the leading cause of nosocomial infection and nosocomial related death in adult critically ill patients when defined as new onset nosocomial infection that occurs more than 48 hours after the...
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  • Pneumonia and Long-term Solution
    Pneumonia can be a serious threat to your health. Since the early 1960's pneumonia has been second only to lung cancer as a leading cause of death related to respiratory diseases. Pneumonia is an inflammation or infection of the lungs. The lungs' air sacs fill with pus, mucus, and other liquid and can not function properly. Oxygen can not reach the blood. If there is not enough oxygen in the blood, body cells can not work right and might die. Lobar pneumonia affects a section of a lung....
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  • Ventilator Associated Pneumonia in the Icu
    Ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP) is a nosocomial infection occurring in hospitalized patients who are mechanically ventilated. These infections are common in ICU settings, difficult to diagnose early, and unfortunately have a high rate of mortality and morbidity. VAP accounts for almost half of infections in ICU settings, up to 28% of mechanically ventilated patients will develop VAP and of these patients the mortality rate is between 20% and 70% (Craven & Steger, 1998). A patient that...
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  • Risk Classification of Pneumonia - 725 Words
    Introduction € Pneumonia is defined as the inflammation of lung tissue caused by an infectious agent that results in acute respiratory signs and symptoms. It can either be acquired outside (community-acquired) or within the hospital (hospital-acquired) € Who shall be considered as having community-acquired Pneumonia? € For ages 3 months to 5 years are tachypnea and/or chest indrawing For ages 5 to 12 years are fever, tachypnea, and crackles € Who shall be considered as...
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  • Pneumonia and Older Adults - 303 Words
    What is pneumonia? Pneumonia is a lung infection that can make you very sick. You may cough, run a fever, and have a hard time breathing. For most people, pneumonia can be treated at home. It often clears up in two to three weeks, but older adults, babies, and people with other diseases can become very ill. They may need to be in the hospital. You can get pneumonia in your daily life, such as at school or work. This is called community-associated pneumonia. You can also get it when you are in...
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  • Pneumonia JC Paper - 523 Words
    (1) Definition: Lung inflammation caused by bacterial or viral infection. (2) Pathophysiology: Pneumonia is an excess of fluid in the lungs resulting from an inflammatory process. It is an acute infection of the alveoli. This is a global problem, and the WHO (World Health Organization) suggests that it is the most common cause of death in children and that 1.4 million die each year as a result of pneumonia. Pneumonia may also occur as a complication in hospital settings, secondary to surgery....
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  • Respiratory Disease and Pneumonia Bacteria
    Human Body: Health & Disease June 6, 2014 Pneumonia Pneumonia is a serious infection or inflammation of your lungs. The air sacs in the lungs fill with pus and other liquid. Oxygen has trouble reaching you blood. If there is too little oxygen in your blood, your body cells can’t work properly. Because of this and spreading infection through the body pneumonia can cause death. Until 1936, pneumonia was the No. 1 cause of death in the United States. Since then, the use of antibiotics...
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  • Community Acquired Pneumonia Core Measure
    Community Acquired Pneumonia Core Measure Core Measure Community Acquired Pneumonia Today hospitals as businesses, as well as health care institutions, face many obstacles while caring, treating, and rehabilitating patients during their hospital stay. The community as a whole tends to follow a pattern of trends that include specific health conditions including Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI), Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), and Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP). These three conditions...
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  • Hospital Acquired Pneumonia Case Study
    Hospital Acquired Pneumonia October 7, 2010 Hospital Acquired Pneumonia Hospital acquired pneumonia is currently the second most common nosocomial infection in the United States and is associated with high mortality and morbidity (Seymann, 2008). This paper is a case study of a 52 year old female who was in the hospital for a scheduled gastric bypass surgery. During a post-op test she aspirated dye thus beginning the process of her developing nosocomial...
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  • Nursing Care of a Patient Diagnosed with Pneumonia
    Nursing Care of a Patient Diagnosed with Pneumonia Tiara Graham Linn Benton Community College Nursing Care of a Patient Diagnosed with Pneumonia Patient Description Patient is a Caucasian 83 year old female that came into the emergency department from Wynwood assisted living facility with an increase of fatigue, worsening confusion and a 1 day history of a fever. Patient weighs approximately 90 pounds upon admission with a height of 64 inches. Patient has known COPD and is a former heavy...
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  • Pneumonia: Law and Danielle Owens Occupational
    Danielle Owens Occupational Safety, Law & Ethics-13spb section 3 Week one written assignment “Hospital acquired pneumonia” REFERENCES Hospital acquired pneumonia.(Nd) Retrieved from: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/hospital-acquired_pneumonia Hospital acquired pneumonia.(Nd) Retrieved from: www.utmedicalcenter.org/your-health/encyclopedia/disease/000146/ Prevention of hospital acquired infections. Retrieved from:...
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  • Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (Vap): the Key to Prevention
    Running head: VENTILATOR-ASSOCIATED PNEUMONIA Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP): The Key to Prevention Aleisha N. Curry Professional Role Development II Nursing 402 Christian Brothers University February 20, 2012 Sue Trzynka, Ph.D., RN Introduction In the fast paced Trauma Intensive Care Unit (TICU) there are many things to remember while working with ventilated patients. Therefore, it is essential to implement practices that will decrease opportunities...
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  • Pneumonia: Immune System and Tiny Air Sacs
    Introduction Every year, more than 60,000 Americans die of pneumonia, an inflammation of the lungs that's usually caused by infection with bacteria, viruses, fungi or other organisms. Pneumonia is a particular concern for older adults and people with chronic illnesses or impaired immune systems, but it can also strike young, healthy people. Worldwide, it's a leading cause of death in children. There are many kinds of pneumonia ranging in seriousness from mild to life-threatening. Although...
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  • Describe the Gross Anatomy of the Lungs; and Define Pneumonia and Outline Briefly the Etiology, Pathophysiology and Radiographic Appearances of Alveolar Pneumonia.
    Describe the gross anatomy of the lungs; And define pneumonia and outline briefly the etiology, pathophysiology and radiographic appearances of alveolar pneumonia. 1. Introduction The lungs are the essential organs of respiration; they are two in number and are placed one on either side within the thorax, separated from each other by the heart. The substance of the lung is light, spongy and porous. The surface is smooth, shining and marked into numerous areas, indicating the lobules of the...
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  • Effect of Oropharyngeal Secretion and Subglottic Suctioning in the Prevention of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia
     A case study on the effect of oropharyngeal secretion and subglottic suctioning in prevention of ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP). The purpose of this case study is to analyze the significance of subglottic suction in prevention of ventilator associated pneumonia .The case study is linked to the competency no1(Respiratory). This study aims to assess the evidence available to prove the need of frequent subglottic suction of oropharyngeal secretion to prevent VAP in mechanically ventilated...
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  • Strategies to Prevent Ventilator- Associated Pneumonia (Vap) in Intensive Care Unit (Icu): an Experimental Study.
    CONTENT Title ………………………………………………………………………………..……….P.2 Research Question………………………………………………………………...……...P.2 Aims…………………………………………………………………………………………P.2 Introduction…………………………………………………………………..…………….P.3 Theoretical perspective…………………………………………………………...………P.4 Literature Review…………………………………………………………….……………P.5 Methodology…………………………………………………………………….………..P.11 Methods……………………………………………………………………..…………….P.12 Sample and Access to sample/ data…………………………………………………...P.13 Data...
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  • Igat blood as antibiotics - 1678 Words
    Republic of the Philippines DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Region I PANGASINAN DIVISION II BENIGNO V. ALDANA NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL Pozorrubio ANTIBACTERIAL PROPERTY OF IGAT (Anguilla japonica) BLOOD AGAINST Streptococcus pneumoniae A Research Proposal By: LORETTE MAE A. BELVIS JOSETTE LYANNE R. CALUB TRIXIA MARIE L. AYSON ARACELY O. SARGUET Adviser RHODA JOHNSON ED.,D MRS. ESTER GARCIA CONSULTANTS Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION Background of the Study The...
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  • Work - 394 Words
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  • Medical Report - 511 Words
    Medical Reports Chapter 3- PATIENT NAME- Smith, Robin HOSPITAL NUMBER-257-439-7154 DATE OF ADMISSION- September 25, 2010 History Of Present Illness- The patient is a 61 year old female. The patient is complaining that they feel weak, their urine is dark, nausea, and they have Jaundice. Past Medical History- Mrs. Smith has suffered from seizures since she was 18 years old. She has been taking Dilantin to help keep the seizures under control. No other past medical history....
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  • Breathlessness SMART - 2301 Words
    Breathlessness 1. Presenting condition (PC) = Increase SOB 2. History of presenting condition (HPC) = Gradual decline or sudden. Any changes or normal exercise tolerance. Sleep at night, does lying flat make it worse? What makes it better/worse? 3. Past Medical History (PMH) 4. Drug History 5. Social History – include smoking, family history ect. 6. Examination of patient O – onset L – Location D – Duration C – Character A – Aggrevating R – Relieving T - Treatment TAKING A HISTORY...
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  • Assignment 1a - 1220 Words
    1. You are a physician doing an employment physical for a nurse to be hired at your clinic. a. Describe what immunizations your patient should have had up to this point. Td (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis): This combination vaccine blocks against three different diseases. Tetanus blocks against a bacterial infection due to exposure to rusty (usually metal) objects. Diphtheria is a bacterial infection that causes respiratory distress due to a membrane that covers the airways in the lungs....
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  • Nosocomial Infections - 743 Words
    Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Nosocomial Pneumonia Pseudomonas aeruginosa is the most common pathogen in nosocomial pneumonia. It is hospital acquired infection that the hospitals eat up the cost of treatment. Although pneumonia can be prevented, it is still an infection that we find in hospitals all across the United States. Pneumonia is a dangerous infection in patients who are already immunosuppressed and get pneumonia as a secondary infection. Preventative measures need to be taken to...
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  • Saudi - 433 Words
    Nursing Diagnosis: Airway Clearance, ineffective May be related to Tracheal bronchial inflammation, edema formation, increased sputum production Pleuritic pain Decreased energy, fatigue Possibly evidenced by Changes in rate, depth of respirations Abnormal breath sounds, use of accessory muscles Dyspnea, cyanosis Cough, effective or ineffective; with/without sputum production Desired Outcomes Identify/demonstrate behaviors to achieve airway clearance. Display patent airway with breath sounds...
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  • research critique in ventilator associated pneumonea
    November 2009, Vol. 25, No. 2 SAJCC ARTICLE 44 Prevention and management of ventilator-associated pneumonia – the Care Bundle approach Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town R Gillespie, MSc (Nursing) Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), defined as pneumonia occurring >48 - 72 hours after endotracheal intubation, is the most common and fatal nosocomial infection of intensive care. Risk factors include both...
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  • Black8e Ch21 Tb - 4239 Words
    Chapter 21: Diseases of the Respiratory System Question Type: Multiple Choice 1) The upper respiratory tract consists of the: a) pharynx b) nasal cavity c) primary bronchi d) two of these choices Answer: d Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective 1: LO 21.1 Review the anatomy of the upper and lower respiratory tract as it pertains to microbial defenses. Section Reference 1: Section 21.1 Components of the Respiratory System 2) Middle ear infections are common in children because _____. a)...
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  • Histoplasmosis - 508 Words
    Histoplasmosis There are many different types of disease that affect different systems of the body. Most of them can be treated and cured with antibiotics. One disease that affect the respiratory system is histoplasmosis. This disease is caused by inhaling spores of a fungus called Histoplasma capsulatum. Even though diseases can be dangerous this one is not contagious because it can not be transmitted from an infected person or animal. Histoplasmosis affect a person’s lungs. The...
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  • physioex - 753 Words
    Oral Diagnosis Case Study Assignment 1.gen data 2.cc 3. hpi 4. mh 5. dh 6. fh 7. psoh 8. systems 9. physical examination 10. oral exa 11. salient features 12. differential diagnoses 13. diagnosis 14. discussion 15. treatment plan 16. progress note 17. prognosis 1. General Data: Date and time of interview: September 2, 2013 Full name: Place of birth: Km. 11, Sasa, Davao City Sex: Female Nationality: Filipino Number of children: none Status:...
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  • Interference with gas exchange
    Interference with gas exchange Asthma is a common chronic inflammatory disease of the airways characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, reversible airflow obstruction, and bronchospasm. Common symptoms include wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. Asthma is thought to be caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Its diagnosis is usually based on the pattern of symptoms, response to therapy over time. In severe cases hospitalization can be...
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