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Spirometry Report

Use your PowerPoint notes, lab book, text book, your data, and the Internet to answer the following questions. All reports must be typed and stapled. All reports must be in your own words. One student from each group should include the LabTutor-generated data tables and/or graphs. Exercise 1: Pulmonary function tests Respiratory parameterUnitsExperimental ValuePredicted Value*…

Media Analysis Essay

I have chosen the movie Signs to do my worldview analysis on. First, I will discuss the worldviews that the main characters in the movie have. I will then answer the question of if the characters were true to their worldviews. I will also discuss the obstacles that the main characters faced that deterred the…

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Introduction “Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a lung ailment that is characterized by a persistent blockage of airflow from the lungs” ( World Health Organisation (WHO) website, nd). This report will examine the causes, symptoms and treatment of COPD. It will discuss current statistics on COPD and some of the current treatments available. Multiple…



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“Tobacco Use”

“ED sees critical capacities” Emergency Department (ED) crowding is a public health crisis associated with negative patient outcomes including increased mortality and complication rates. Decreased quality in delivery of care is affected by lack of resources to support the increased use of emergency services and is a factor that leads to delays in treatment and…

Outline and Evaluate the Psychological Research Into the Link Between Stress and the Immune System

The main function of the immune system is to protect the body from infectious agents such as viruses and other toxins. The immune system can fail us in two ways-either by, letting infections enter the body, or being over-active, so that it is the immune system itself, rather than an infectious agent that causes illness….

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive, non-reversible disease that makes breathing difficult. COPD is characterized by coughing, often productive; wheezing; shortness of breath; and chest tightness. The leading cause of COPD is cigarette smoking (National Institutes of Health, 2013). While 85 % of COPD patients are or were smokers, only 10-25 percent of…

Asthma Disease

Asthma is a lung disease that makes breathing difficult for millions of Americans, both young and old. There is no cure for asthma, but the good news is it can be managed and treated so you can live a normal, healthy life. ( Asthma is characterized by recurrent episodes of wheezing, shortness of breath, chest…

Abercrombie and Fitch report

Abercrombie & Fitch was established in 1892, and originally was a retailer of outdoor and sporting goods. In 1976, it went bankrupted and was acquired by Limited Brands in 1988. Michael Jeffries was nominated to become CEO in 1992, and he dramatically improved the status of A&F to be a global fashion retailer. Now the…

History and Physical Examination

Admitting Diagnosis: Stomatitis possibly methotrexate related. Chief Complaint: Swelling of lips causing difficulty swallowing. HISTORY OF PRESENT ILLNESS: This patient is a 57-year-old Cuban woman with a long history of rheumatoid arthritis. She has received methotrexate on a weekly basis as an outpatient for many years. Approximately two weeks ago she developed a respiratory infection…

Nursing Care of a Patient Diagnosed with Pneumonia

Patient Description Patient is a Caucasian 83 year old female that came into the emergency department from Wynwood assisted living facility with an increase of fatigue, worsening confusion and a 1 day history of a fever. Patient weighs approximately 90 pounds upon admission with a height of 64 inches. Patient has known COPD and is…

Pneumonia and Cough Mechanism

Well my paper is on pneumonia. The little I do know about pneumonia is that it is caused by an infection. You can recover from pneumonia with the right treatment. Pneumonia is more serious with people with weak immune systems. But to further my knowledge on pneumonia I did some research. What is pneumonia? Pneumonia…

Causes and Effects of Smoking Cigarettes

21% of American adults are current cigarette smokers, making the tobacco industry one of the largest industries in our country. With around 400,000 smoking related deaths per year in the United States, it’s also incredibly deadly. Smoking can affect you negatively in many ways, both quickly and slowly. Causes of Smoking One of the biggest…

Spirometry and Physical Fitness Test

Introduction:Spirometry is the classic pulmonary function test, which measures the volume of air inspired or expired as a function of time. It can monitor quiet breathing and thereby measure tidal volume, and also trace deep inspirations and expirations to give information about vital capacity. Spirometrymay also be used to measure forced expiration rates and volumes…

Teaching plan: How to use a Spirometer

Breathing can become difficult for a patient after surgery, when they have pneumonia, a lung disease like (COPD), or if they become on extensive bed rest. The patient may find that they can only take small, shallow breaths. Breathing this way makes it harder to get air into the patient lungs and can cause fluid…

A Written Reflection

Introduction I am using Gibbs (1988) model of reflection as a template for my essay to enable me to analyse this situation. For the purpose of confidentiality I am renaming my patient Jim (Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) 2008). Jim is a 69 year old man, attending the pulmonary rehabilitation programme (PRP). He also has…

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