Tag: Pathophysiology

Pathophysiology is a convergence of pathology with physiology, and is the study of the disordered physiological processes that cause, result from, or are otherwise associated with a disease or injury.

Pathophysiology

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Pathophysiology of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
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Introduction: 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

Pathophysiology of Congestive Heart Failure
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Introduction: Congestive heart failure (CHF) is the inability of the heart to 1) properly fill the ventricles (diastolic dysfunction) and 2) effectively pump blood out of the heart (systolic dysfunction) ... Last modified: 3rd Dec 2020

Pathophysiology Processes: Reye’s Syndrome
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Introduction: Reye’s Syndrome is a rare condition that results in swelling of the brain and liver as described by Australian Pathologist R. Douglas Reye in 1963. This disease mostly affects children and teens recovering from the chickenpox or the flu.... Last modified: 2nd Oct 2020

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Epidemiology and Pathophysiology
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Introduction: Systemic Lupus Erythematous (SLE) is a complex chronic autoimmune disease that affects multiple organ systems. In SLE many autoantibodies are created causing multiple organ systems to be affected and resulting in the inflammatory responses evident in the clinical manifestation of the disease ... Last modified: 24th Sep 2020

Mitral Valve Regurgitation
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Introduction: Mitral Valve Regurgitation This patient is a forty-eight-year-old plumber. His general practitioner referred him following an insurance medical exam during which a systolic murmur was identified. He w... Last modified: 17th Jun 2020

Pathophysiology of Alzheimer’s Disease
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Introduction: Introduction of Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s Disease is named after Dr. Alois Alzheimer, in 1906 when he noticed changes in the brain tissue of a woman who had died of an unusual mental illness... Last modified: 17th Jun 2020

Pathophysiology of Asthma and Effect on the Child
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Introduction: Asthma Function of the respiration system The upper respiratory is composed of the oral cavity the pharynx, nasal cavity, and the larynx.  The upper respiration tracts ensure that the air that enteri... Last modified: 3rd Jun 2020

Asthma: Pathophysiology, Education and Health Promotion
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Introduction: Diagnosis: Based on the HPI, ROS, PE, and diagnostic tests, the diagnosis is most likely to be an acute asthma exacerbation. Episodes of an asthma attack are mostly triggered by exposures to an allerg... Last modified: 2nd Jun 2020

Pathophysiology Case Study: Chest Pain
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Introduction: Assignment essay Mr George Orwell is a 68-year-old male residing in rural South Australia.  His deceased wife, Heather had terminal breast cancer. Mr. Orwell arrived at, and was admitted to, the ... Last modified: 29th May 2020

Pathophysiology of Injuries in Trauma Care
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Introduction: Introduction to major incident: The world is moving at a fast pace and the introduction of various methods and techniques to enhance an individual’s wellbeing has always been an important aspect of ... Last modified: 29th May 2020

Therapeutic Management of Parkinson’s Disease in Adults
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Introduction: 1) Pathophysiology and clinical manifestations Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive condition of the nervous system in which parts of the brain deteriorate gradually. It is marked by both motor... Last modified: 28th May 2020

Barrett’s Esophagus: Pathophysiology and Clinical Information
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Introduction: Barrett’s Esophagus: Pathophysiology and Clinical Information Introduction Barrett’s esophagus (BE) is “ a metaplastic change of the esophageal mucosa from squamous to columnar mucosa (Halland, ... Last modified: 25th May 2020

Stroke Case Study | Pathophysiology and Care Delivery Plan
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Introduction: This paper will discuss the case study relating to the patient, Mrs Amelia Middleton, and answer a series of questions relating to the pathophysiology of stroke, nursing care of the patient, and resp... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Pathophysiology of sepsis | Case Study
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Introduction: Thomas, a 70-year-old man, admitted to hospital with a five-day history of coughing with yellow-green sputum, pyrexia, rigors, poor appetite, mild chest pain and increasing difficulty of breathing. T... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Case Study: Impact of Type 1 Diabetes
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Introduction: Title: Knowledge required for decision making in adult nursing   Introduction. This essay is primarily about the impact of Type 1 diabetes on a particular patient. It will consider not only the rele... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Pathophysiology Analysis of Hyperthyroidism
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Introduction:  Hyperthyroidism is a disorder that falls under the category of endocrine disorders. The thyroid gland is overactive and produces more thyroid hormones than the body needs. As a result, ther... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Diabetes Mellitus Type 2
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Introduction: Research Paper Related to Prevention of Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 Beginning in the 1990’s, the number of cases of Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 (DMT2) began increasing. This increase occurred alon... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Pathophysiology of Skin Alterations
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Introduction: Skin Alterations Beverly Phelps   Abstract Human skin is the largest multifunctional organ of the body, and knowledge of its structure and function is essential to clinicians and researchers. The sk... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020