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  • Informative Speech On Asthma

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    Informational Topic: What is Asthma? Introduction: Have any of you struggled with buying medicine worth more than a thousand pesos and it would only last 6 days? Today I’m here to give all of you an idea on what asthma really is and how to treat someone who is suffering from an asthma attack. Main points: 1. What is asthma? Allergic asthma is the result of the allergic reaction taking place in the bronchial mucosal lining rather than in the nasal lining. Most allergic asthma is seen in children. For

  • Informative Speech About Asthma

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    One day you're outside playing with your companions you stop to slow down and blast you can't breath. While a few symptoms of asthma are sniffling, wheezing hacking or hard to breath. On the other hand smoking after pregnancies. It's reparable, yet a great many people simply live with it since it's not so much that awful. It resembles you're taking in an inflatable, it's tight and thick and hard It typically influences in the event that you neglected for quite a while, yet it can change here and

  • Assessment And Chronic Inflammatory Disorder Of The Airways

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    Assessment and Therapeutics in Healthcare 1 (92430) Assessment Task 1 – Health Education Part 1: Asthma Asthma is a ‘chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways’. (Kaufman 2015, p.564) Features of asthma include increased airway response to stimuli (internal or external to body), airway obstruction via bronchospasms, inflammation of airways, and is treatable but not curable. Asthma is caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors (immune response, allergens, exercise, air pollutants

  • Health Promotion Model

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    Breathe Easy: A Health Promotion Model On Asthma Management In School Age (7-11 Year Old) Children Introduction Health is the state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, not merely the absence of disease or infirmity (from WHO, 1946, in Park, 2005) and Health Promotion has been defined as an enterprise involving the development over time, in individuals and communities, of basic and positive states of and conditions for physical, mental and social health (Raeburn and Rootman, 1998

  • 3.1 Describe How to Manage an Infant and a Child with Foreign Bodies in Their Eyes, Ears and Nose.

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    It isn't uncommon for children to have to use these before they do any exercise and they should always have their inhaler to help deal with there asthma should they need it. If they do not have it available and it is left untreated then the child could then die from an asthma attack. To help the child you can: Try making the child more comfortable it is recommended to put them in a seating position so that are comfy and it encourages air to get to the

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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    A ninety-two year old Caucasian male was brought to the emergency room by his son. Patient was admitted to the hospital with a chief complaint of difficulty breathing; diagnosis includes congestive heart failure exacerbation (CHF) with pneumonia (PNA). He has a full code status. Past medical history includes congestive heart failure, COPD, peptic ulcer, chronic kidney disease stage 3, anemia, and hypernatremia. Patient is a widower who lives with son and consumes no alcohol or illicit drugs,

  • Disease Profile Copd Essay

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    can detect COPD long before its symptoms appear. Doctors also may use the results from this test to find out how severe your COPD is and to help set your treatment goals. The test results also may help find out whether another condition, such as asthma or heart failure, is causing your symptoms. Other Tests Your doctor may recommend other tests, such as: * A chest x ray or chest CT scan. These tests create pictures of the structures inside your chest, such as your heart, lungs, and blood vessels

  • Essay 208 Task a

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    – A description of four different examples of accidents and/or sudden illnesses should occur Asthma Attack – An asthma attack is a sudden worsening of asthma symptoms caused by the tightening of muscles around the airways. During an asthma attack, the lining of the airways also become swollen or inflamed and thicker mucus, more than normal, is produced. All of these factors, cause symptoms of an asthma attack such as difficulty breathing,

  • Cough Case Study Essay

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    Cough Heather Colome University of South Florida Cough CASE ONE: Mrs. L. Windermere is a 73-year-old woman under your care for more than a decade. She has no chronic medical conditions and comes in once a year in the spring just to “catch up.” In this visit her only complaint is a cough. It started a month or two ago following a cold. She hadn’t been very ill – just some congestion and rhinorrhea. After those symptoms mostly resolved, she developed this cough. She asks, “Is there something

  • Acute Exacerbation of Asthma - Case Study Essay

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    Nursing Care Study This assignment is a case study of a patient who was admitted to a respiratory ward with acute exacerbation of asthma. This assignment will discuss nursing an adult patient with asthma, also it will aim to critically assess, plan, implement and evaluate the patients nursing needs using the Roper, Logan and Tierney nursing model (1980). This case study will focus on the maintaining a safe environment. It is worth noting that the activities of daily living are interlinked e