NURS 6501 WK 6 ASSIGNMENT

Assignment: Asthma

Complications of asthma can be sudden. Consider the case of Bradley Wilson, a adolescent boy who had several medical conditions. He appeared in acceptable bloom aback he went to school, alternate home, and ate dinner. However, aback he after went alfresco to play, he came aback central wheezing. An ambulance took him to the hospital area he was arresting asleep (Briscoe, 2012). In addition case, 10-year-old Dynasty Reese, who had balmy asthma, woke up in the average of the night and ran to her grandfather’s bedchamber to acquaint him she couldn’t breathe. By the time paramedics arrived, she had anesthetized out and was arresting asleep at the hospital (Glissman, 2012). These situations abide to outline the accent of acquainted affection of asthma and accouterment actual treatment, as able-bodied as adapted accessory affection from serious, life-threatening symptoms. Since these affection and attacks are generally induced by a trigger, as an avant-garde convenance nurse, you charge be able to advice patients analyze their triggers and acclaim adapted analysis options. For this reason, you charge to accept the pathophysiological mechanisms of abiding asthma and astute asthma exacerbation.

To Prepare

  • Review “Asthma” in Chapter 26 of the Huether and McCance text. Analyze the pathophysiological mechanisms of abiding asthma and astute asthma exacerbation. Consider how these disorders are agnate and different.
  • Select a accommodating agency altered from the one you called in this week’s Discussion: genetics, gender, ethnicity, age, or behavior. Think about how the agency you called ability appulse the pathophysiology of both disorders. Reflect on how you would analyze and appoint analysis of these disorders for a accommodating based on the agency you selected.
  • Review the “Mind maps—Dementia, Endocarditis, and Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)” media in the Week 2 Learning Resources. Use the examples in the media as a adviser to assemble two apperception maps—one for abiding asthma and one for astute asthma exacerbation. Consider the epidemiology and analytic presentation of both abiding asthma and astute asthma exacerbation.

To Complete

Write a 2- to 3-page cardboard that addresses the following:

  • Describe the pathophysiological mechanisms of abiding asthma and astute asthma exacerbation. Be abiding to explain the changes in the arterial claret gas patterns during an exacerbation.
  • Explain how the agency you called ability appulse the pathophysiology of both disorders. Describe how you would analyze and appoint analysis for a accommodating based on the agency you selected.
  • Construct two apperception maps—one for abiding asthma and one for astute asthma exacerbation. Accommodate the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and analytic presentation, as able-bodied as the analysis and analysis you explained in your paper.
By Day 7

This Assignment is due.

Note: The Academy of Nursing requires that all affidavit submitted accommodate a appellation page, introduction, summary, and references. The Sample Cardboard provided at the Walden Writing Center provides an archetype of those appropriate elements (available athttp://writingcenter.waldenu.edu/57.htm). All affidavit submitted charge use this formatting.

Reference
Briscoe, K. (2012, May 12). Thetford: mother of Bradley Wilson, who died of asthma attack, told there was annihilation she could accept done. East Anglian Daily Times. Retrieved fromhttp://www.eadt.co.uk/news/thetford_mother_of_bradley_wilson_who_died_of_asthma_attack_told_there_was_nothing_she_could_have_done_1_1375128 

Glissman, B. (2012, May 21). Girl's afterlife puts focus on asthma's broader grip. Omaha World-Herald. Retrieved from http://www.omaha.com/article/20120521/LIVEWELL01/305219975

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