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Tag: COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is a group of chronic and progressive respiratory disorders that are characterized by an airway obstruction with little or no reversibility. Damage to the lungs continues to make breathing gradually more difficult over time.

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COPD Case Study Assignment

Nursing Case Studies

Mr TLT is a 58 year old taxi driver who was admitted to Hospital Batu Pahat due to newly diagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. ...

Last modified: 14th Dec 2020

Pathophysiology of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Nursing Assignments

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is chronic inflammation of the air ways, specifically the peripheral airways and lung parenchyma (alveoli and bronchioles) which leads to expiratory airflow limitation....

Last modified: 4th Dec 2020

How can the Roper Logan and Tierney model be used to assess a COPD patient?

Nursing Questions

Question How can the Roper Logan and Tierney model be used to assess a COPD patient? Answer Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a slow progressive airway obstruction disease that is a lead...

Last modified: 10th Nov 2020

Reflective essay relating to a patient with COPD

Reflective Essays

INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this essay is to adopt Rolfe, Freshwater and Jasper (2001) model of reflection in reflecting upon my experience in practice placement while caring for a patient with a lo...

Last modified: 9th Nov 2020

Factors Affecting Balance in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Nursing Case Studies

Abstract: Context: Excess prevalence of balance deficit in COPD has been reported, suggesting a link between these two conditions Aims: Balance being affected in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ...

Last modified: 20th May 2020

RUA Case Study: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Nursing Case Studies

Health History Pamela Carothers is a 71-year-old Caucasian female who was diagnosed with COPD last year is being admitted for shortness of breath and chest pain that she has had for the last 2 days. S...

Last modified: 19th May 2020

Nursing Case Study: Patient with Drug and Alcohol Induced Paranoid Schizophrenia

Nursing Case Studies

This essay will focus on a patient encountered while on placement. The patient was 64-year-old male named Jim who was diagnosed with drug and alcohol induced paranoid schizophrenia thirty years previo...

Last modified: 19th May 2020

The Significance of Risk Factors Associated with Heart and Lung Disease

Nursing Case Studies

The Significance of Risk Factors Associated with Heart and Lung Disease Introduction Heart and lung disease are two leading causes of death in the United States (CDC, 2019).  As many respiratory and ...

Last modified: 19th May 2020

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Case Study

Nursing Case Studies

Introduction           Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), is a study about common respiratory conditions primarily in the lungs. It is chronic inflammatory lung disease that may ha...

Last modified: 18th May 2020

Reflection on Critical Care of COPD Patient

Reflective Essays

Foundations of critical care. Introduction The aim of this essay is to present a situation in describing my experiences caring for am identified female patient, and reflecting upon the issues which a...

Last modified: 1st May 2020

COPD Exacerbation Case Study

Nursing Case Studies

Introduction: A COPD exacerbation can be defined as “an event in the natural course of the disease characterized by a change in the patient’s baseline dyspnea, cough, and/or sputum, that i...

Last modified: 12th Feb 2020

COPD Case Study Essay

Nursing Case Studies

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a chronic progressive lung disease caused predominantly by smoking National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence NICE, 2010. It is characterised by air...

Last modified: 12th Feb 2020

Clinical Case Study on COPD

Nursing Case Studies

Danielle McGarry Introduction The patient is a 76-year-old female with a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The patient is a married housewife with a 1 pack a day smoking histo...

Last modified: 12th Feb 2020

COPD: a Clinical Case Study

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Jerry Corners   Introduction Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the fifth leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the UK and fourth in the world (Hurd 2000; Soriano 2000). Though ot...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

What information do patients with COPD feel they need

Nursing Essays

This study hopes to assess the viability of using digitally based patient information to support patients with COPD in a future funded study. The proposal is: this study will use the Maavis program. ...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Role of the nurse in management of COPD

Nursing Essays

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a treatable condition that is defined as being “a disease characterised by airflow limitation that is not fully reversible. This airflow limitatio...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Assessment of patient diagnosed with COPD

Nursing Essays

  Focused Assessment ABCs: Airways: this patient has an airway obstruction as he has a history of COPD. This patient’s airflow may also be limited by the thick secreti...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in the Elderly

Nursing Essays

As a response of two main factors, which are ageing population and exposure to risk factors, the prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is rising worldwide. In fact, the disease i...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Nursing Care for Acute Exacerbation of COPD

Nursing Essays

Introduction This essay is focused on the signification of health assessment throughout the nursing process of a scenario of patient (Mr Lee) who diagnosed with acute exacerbation of COPD and express...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Analysis of Nursing Ideologies: Leg Ulcers and COPD Case

Nursing Essays

Professional Studies Essay The aim of this essay is to address various professional nursing ideologies and how they can be applied to nursing practice. This will be undertaken in order to assess the ...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Literature

Nursing Essays

This essay focuses on the search and exploration of three pieces of literature related to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). This includes one government guideline and two research article...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

COPD with Cognitive Status in an Elderly Sample

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Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Algorithm to Diagnose Infective COPD Exacerbation

Nursing Essays

Essay for Algorithm to Diagnose Infective COPD Exacerbation The exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is triggered by allergen, air pollution, extreme activities ...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

COPD: Anatomy, Pathophysiology and Impact on the Body

Nursing Essays

COPD: Anatomy, Pathophysiology and Impact on the Body Chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder is seen to be a lot more common in older adults and contribute to a lot of problems as peopl...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Introduction Of Copd Health And Social Care Essay

Nursing Essays

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is a group of chronic and progressive respiratory disorders that are characterized by an airway obstruction with little or no reversibility. Damage to the lungs c...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020