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Tag: Pneumonia

Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung which can result from infection with particular bacteria, viruses or other organisms. It is characterised by lung parenchyma inflammation and the filling of the air-filled sacs of the lung (alveoli) with fluid resulting in a decrease in elasticity which leads to inefficient gas exchange.

Pneumonia

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Pneumonia: Treatments and Vaccines

Nursing Essays

Streptococcus pneumoniae is a gram-positive capsular, bacterial pathogen, which is responsible for many diseases, ranging from fairly harmless (acute otitis media and sinusitis) to deadly (pneumonia, bacteraemia and meningitis). ...

Last modified: 14th Jun 2021

The effects of lifestyle on the cardiovascular and respiratory system

Nursing Essays

Scientists have identified four “fatal lifestyle behaviours” that unite to augment the risk of premature death. The behaviours include: poor diet, lack of physical activity, alcohol consumption....

Last modified: 15th Dec 2020

Evaluation of Ventilator-Assisted Pneumonia

Nursing Assignments

Regarding clinical trials and research, there is a very clear difference between how many tests are done for individuals in marginalized groups and those within the majority group. This is considered a form of health disparity....

Last modified: 20th Aug 2020

Diagnostic Reasoning Process Case Study

Nursing Case Studies

Introduction Diagnostic reasoning process is vital when formulating diagnosis and essential to managing the patient’s medical problem effectively (Pelaccia, Tardif, Triby, & Charlin, 2011). It i...

Last modified: 18th May 2020

Psychological and Sociological Factors Influencing Patient Care

Nursing Case Studies

This case study aims to achieve the following learning outcomes: to demonstrate a critical and systematic understanding of the psychological and sociological factors which influence patient car...

Last modified: 11th May 2020

Reflective Essay on the US Healthcare System

Reflective Essays

What is right with the U.S. Health Care System Marina Bukhrashvili   The national strategy presented in The Affordable Care Act (ACA) seeks to fund prevention and public health. This is an importa...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Study of Dialogue between Nurse and Pneumonia Patient

Nursing Essays

My patient Mrs. S.K., is an 81 year old female. She was diagnosed with Pneumonia. Mrs. S.K. had been in the unit for almost three days prior to the dialogue. She reported not being ever diagnosed with...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Acute Care Of Pneumonia Patient Case Nursing Essay

Nursing Essays

M.F. is a 37-year-old male presenting to the Emergency Department with dypsnea at rest that has been present for two to three weeks. His condition has worsened over the past two days. He presented wi...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Case Summary And Treatment For Pneumonia Nursing Essay

Nursing Essays

The patient is a 57 years old male called Mr. Y. He is an Asian with a height of 1.60 m and weighs 54kg. His calculated BMI is 21. He is a Muslim and he is married with no child. He complained of naus...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Interventions for Ventilator Associated Pneumonia

Nursing Essays

Ventilator associated pneumonia is defined as pneumonia developing in persons who have received mechanical ventilation for at least 48 hours (Shi et al., 2010). It is a major threat to critically ill...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Klebsiella Pneumoniae and Hypervirulent Derivatives

Nursing Essays

Klebsiella Pneumoniae and Hypervirulent Derivatives Virulence, pathogenesis, host susceptibility and means for control.     1-Introduction ...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Streptococcus Pneumoniae: Biology, Epidemiology and Public Health Issues

Nursing Essays

      Pneumococcal Pneumonia Contents   Sections Topics Page No. Section 1...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Using Omadacycline to Treat Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Nursing Essays

Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is an infection in the lungs that a person has contracted outside the setting of a hospital or other health care setting.  Approximately 1.5 million Americ...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Decrease Ventilator Associated Pneumonia

Nursing Essays

Patients on ventilator support are very prone to respiratory infections. These patients have no means or control over what enters their lungs or what does not. One prevalent infectious process that ca...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

The Dangers Of Passive Smoking Health Essay

Nursing Essays

Passive smoking is breathing in the smoke of smokers, cigars or pipes. Environmental smoke includes the smoke exhaled from the smoker and the smoke emitted from the burning cigarette. Stream smoke fro...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Leading causes of morbidity and mortality

Nursing Essays

Abstract Background: Communicable diseases can be the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among population affected by major disasters or public health emergencies. Cyclone Nargis which was the ...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Pneumonia: Causes and Treatments

Nursing Essays

Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung which can result from infection with particular bacteria, viruses or other organisms. It is characterised by lung parenchyma inflammation and the fil...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Nursing Care Plan for Elderly Woman with Shortness of Breath

Nursing Essays

Fortis College Nursing Care Plan Patient Demographics Student: _Brenda Davis_____ Clinical Site: __JVH_______ Date: ___08/06/2014_______________ Client Initials: __E.D.__ Age: __65_______ Weight: _75...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020