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Emphysema
Emphysema Introduction: Emphysema is a condition of the lungs that involves the over-inflation of the air sacs, otherwise known as the alveoli. Normal functioning of the alveoli helps breathing in normal respiration. Unlike other lung diseases this one can be inherited. This is a disease that can affect people of all ages and genders. In 1994, the number of males with emphysema outnumbered the females by fifty four percent. However, in the two years that followed the difference between males and...

Nursing Care Plan
Nursing Care Plan Course: NUR 1210L Instructor: Dates of Care: 12, 13, 19 & 20 Sept 96 Date Submitted: 11/15/96 Student Names: Anthony Bernardi, SN/SPJC HOLISTIC NURSING CARE PLAN STUDENT Anthony Bernardi GRADE DATE November 15, 1996 Clients Clinical Picture (5) (Initial Cephacaudal assessment) Textbook Description of Diagnosis (5) Summary of Clients Progress (5) Completion of Holistic NCP Tool (30) NURSING DIAGNOSIS (15) GOALS (10) INTERVENTIONS (10) RATIONALES (5) EVALUATIONS (10) REFERENCES...

Back Pain
Back Pain Page 1 Case Scenario: EM is a 74 year old woman admitted into the hospital with a complaint of back pain. She states that she is unable to sit for extended periods of time. During her bouts of pain, her blood pressure rises substantially. She is a telemetry patient on the floor and is on bed rest. The patient has a history of Crohn's Disease and in 1997 underwent a sigmoid colon resection. She also has a history of diverticulitis and COPD. Her final diagnosis consists of back pain rela...

Human Growth And Development
Human Growth And Development Human Growth and Development 1. abusive relationship: when one partner in a relationship becomes violent or aggressive toward the other. 2. accommodation: according to Piaget, changing existing knowledge based on new knowledge. 3. achievement status: identity status in which adolescents have explored alternative identities and are now secure in their chosen identities. 4. active euthanasia: deliberate ending of someone's life. 5. activities of daily living (ADL's): s...

Accountable Care Organizations
Implications of the Accountable Care Organization After the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was passed on March 23, 2010, there has been a more renewed focus on expanding patient care hence, creating a network of providers and hospitals who are mainly responsible for providing quality care to patients. The Accountable Care Organization (ACO) was created to account for the perceived problems in the healthcare industry. It takes into account the safety of the healthcare industry and pro...

Anxiety
Anxiety In the twenty-first century, there is so much talk about anxiety. Whether this means someone is talking about being nervous about something or having a panic attack it is still anxiety. I want to find out what causes our society to endure so much anxiety. As a college student, I have experienced many types of anxiety lately and I feel as if anxiety is becoming more and more common and more serious. Having anxiety can be really hard on your body and having anxiety attacks can be extremel...