Tag: Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis is a common autosomal recessive genetic disorder. This means that to have cystic fibrosis, a person must have inherited a defective gene from each of his or her parents. This gene is located on chromosome seven.

Cystic Fibrosis

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Cystic Fibrosis: The Importance of the CFTR Protein
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Introduction:  Cystic fibrosis is a rare autosomal recessive disease that affects roughly 30,000 individuals in the United States. Cystic fibrosis causes damage to the lungs, digestive system, and other organs... Last modified: 26th May 2020

ABCDE Structure Assessment of Patient with Cystic Fibrosis
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Introduction: The ABCDE structured assessment will be discussed throughout this essay. The ABCDE approach is a tool which Healthcare Professionals use to assess a deteriorating patient quickly and effectively. The ... Last modified: 11th May 2020

Cystic Fibrosis Aetiology and Predisposing Factors
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Introduction:  Cystic Fibrosis   The purpose of this paper is to define what cystic fibrosis is and the aetiology and/ or predisposing factors involved with CF. I will then describ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Germline Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis
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Introduction:       Is germline gene therapy the answer for cystic fibrosis? Genetics is very important in medicine tod... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Cystic Fibrosis and Pancreatitis Patient Case Study
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Introduction: Patient Case Study Analysis Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is an autosomal recessive inherited disorder involving fluid secretions by the exocrine glands of the respiratory, gastrointestinal, and... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020