Holly Weiss SC-131 Unit 7 Acidosis and Alkalosis Assignment The normal pH value for the body fluids is between pH 7.35 and 7.45. When the pH value of body fluids is below 7.35, the condition is called acidosis, and when the pH is above 7.45, it is called alkalosis. Respiratory acidosis is a condition that occurs when the lungs cannot remove all of the carbon dioxide the body produces.
SEPSIS/SEPTIC SHOCK - 2013 Brittney Bonsall Xavier University July 27, 2015 Pathophysiology questions (50 points) Adv Nursing questions (85 points) Pharmacology (30 points) CASE PRESENTATION Emergency Department Mr. Roberts, a 72-year-old man, arrived in the emergency department unconscious, with stab wounds to the upper-right abdomen and lower-right chest that were sustained in his home while fighting off a burglar. The paramedics secured two large-bore intravenous (IV) catheters in his right and left antecubital spaces and infused Lactated Ringer’s (LR) solution wide open in both sites. An endotracheal tube was inserted, and ventilation with a resuscitation bag with 100% oxygen was begun. Pressure dressings to both wounds were secured.
Which of the findings from the nursing assessment demonstrate possible adverse effects from amphotericin B? If respiratory distress occurs, discontinue infusion immediately; anaphylaxis may occur. Monitor patient closely during test dose and the first 1–2 hr of each dose for fever, chills, headache, anorexia, nausea, or vomiting. Renal function should be monitored frequently during Amphotericin B therapy.
Gary Rawlings is 71 years old. He lives at home with his wife, Karen, and son, Doug. He recently was hospitalized for a stage 4 pressure ulcer to his heel. Gary suffers from diabetes and high blood pressure. Gary is unable to walk far distances due to his heel.
The subject’s name is Lanny Barter, an employee at Office Depot. The subject is 40 years, stands 6 feet and 6 inches tall and weighs 245lbs. The subject is a white male with black hair and wears glasses for his impaired vision. When working the subject walks around with a distinguishable limp on his left leg, it brings his body down a couple of inches and slightly leans to the left. The subject acquired this injury when he was 14 years old, from what the subject can remember from that time, he was hit by a car while playing outside.
There are more than thirty inherited muscular dystrophy that causes the muscles to wither, and weaken. Even though there are over thirty different types, Duchenne muscular dystrophy is the most severe form of muscular dystrophy. Around three years of age is when symptoms begin to show, and with continuous muscle impairment the children that have Duchenne muscular dystrophy are normally wheelchair bound in their early teens. Following that; when the child reaches their mid to late twenties they suffer from cardiac/respiratory failure leading to death. Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a form of muscular dystrophy that only affects boys.
PBS and Frontline News published several articles covering injuries and mostly concussions in the NFL and how this injury has affected hundreds of players years after their glory days in the league. “NFL Retirement Board rules Mike Webster permanently disabled.” “The NFL Retirement Board rules that Mike Webster’s head injuries from his years playing for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Kansas City Chiefs left him “totally and permanently” disabled as “the result of head injuries he suffered as a football player.” The head injuries Mike Webster received during his 24 years in the league ended up not only messing him up mentally but most definitely physically later on after his career. Depending on how well you keep your body in shape and how well you are able to prevent as ridiculous as it sounds, head injuries
Concussions are a scary reality of playing NFL football. Every year there are more and more players that are having season ending, and career ending injuries due to hits to the head. There have been many NFL players that have had serious issues due to concussions. Former NFL superstar tight end Aaron Hernandez was convicted of executing a man with a half-dozen bullets inside an industrial park. He was sentenced to life without parole (“Aaron Hernandez’s”).
Facts How Big Is The Problem? FATALITIES: In 2012, 3,328 people were killed in crashes involving a distracted driver; 3,360 were killed in 2011. MAJOR/MINOR INJURIES: An additional, 421,000 people were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving a distracted driver in 2012, a 9% increase from the 387,000 people injured in 2011. In 2011, nearly one in five crashes (17%) in which someone was injured involved distracted driving.
This is a 42-year-old male with a 7/14/2012 date of injury. The patient reported an injury to his mid back, low back and right shoulder that occurred when he repetitively ducked under a beam. Diagnosis: Other intervertebral disc displacement, lumbar region 11/26/15 note states an appeal to the denial of request for Valium. At his most recent visit on 11/25/15; psychological treatment had recently been authorized.
DOI: 05/21/2015. Patient is a 52-year-old male control operator who sustained an injury to his low back after lifting 42-pound rolls. Patient is diagnosed with lumbar isthmic spondylolisthesis, lumbar degenerative disc disease, lumbar foraminal stenosis, and lumbar radiculopathy. MRI of the lumbar spine dated 09/01/15 showed L5 to S1 pars defects with mild spondylolisthesis.
DOI: 6/27/2015. Patient is a 32-year old male field technician who sustained injury when he was rear ended while he is in a parked truck/vehicle. Per OMNI, he was initially diagnosed with neck and back pain. Based on the latest medical report by Dr. Tolat dated 01/26/16, the patient complains of increase in neck pain which is now a 6/10 in intensity.
DOI: 03/04/2014. This is a 61-year-old male liquid plant laborer who sustained an injury after he twisted his low back when a co-worker kicked the tool box he was installing. Patient is diagnosed with bilateral foraminal stenosis at L2 to L3, L3 to L4, L4 to L5, and L5 to S1 with radiculopathy, mild compression fracture at L1, right knee medial meniscus tear, right knee mild to moderate osteoarthropathy, left lateral epicondylitis, left shoulder calcific tendinitis, and left shoulder adhesive capsulitis. MRI of the right knee obtained on 05/23/14 revealed a complex tear of the posterior horn at the medial meniscus, cleavage tear of the anterior horn and myxoid change of the body.