Essays Tagged: "COPD"

Maximising Health in Admission Assessment and Diagnosis of Patients with C.O.P.D.

placement the majority of patients admitted to the ward were Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) sufferers of which there was quite a rapid turnover, this combined with the relatively large s ... problems. For this assignment I shall concentrate on a client group. That of patients admitted with COPD. Following the assessment and diagnosis of those patients once they arrived on the ward, as app ...

(8 pages) 244 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Nursing case study

oms was determined to be that he was suffering from moderate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Jacks observations were recorded every four hours including oxygen saturations and respiratio ... ) and Serevent (long acting). They work by expanding the airways to prevent and relieve symptoms of COPD. This consequently led to further planning to Jack's care. The plan was for Jack to demonstrate ...

(8 pages) 742 0 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

A&P Chapter test #2 (answers along with sources)

-714Question 6The diagnosis the doctor would make would be a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Chronic bronchitis or obstructive emphysema are the best examples of this disease. The diseas ... se as the disease progresses. Coughing and frequent pulmonary infections are common and lastly most COPD victims develop respiratory failure. Due to more needed testing the assumption being made for t ...

(8 pages) 67 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Pathophysiology of COPD

ment will explain the pathophysiology of the disease process chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It will examine how this disease affects an individual looking at the biological, psychologic ... ccomplish this by referring to a patient who was admitted to a medical ward with an exacerbation of COPD. Furthermore with assistance of Gibbs model of reflection (as cited in Bulman & Schutz, 200 ...

(15 pages) 310 0 4.6 Mar/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine