The patient is a year-old white female presenting to the emergency department with acute onset shortness of breath. Symptoms began approximately 2 days before and had progressively worsened with no associated, aggravating, or relieving factors noted. She had similar symptoms approximately 1 year ago with an acute, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD exacerbation requiring hospitalization. She uses BiPAP ventilatory support at night when sleeping and has requested to use this in the emergency department due to shortness of breath and wanting to sleep. She denies fever, chills, cough, wheezing, sputum production, chest pain, palpitations, pressure, abdominal pain, abdominal distension, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
Case study on copd ppt for qualitative case study data analysis methods
COPD Case | Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease | Bronchitis
The purpose of this study is to determine whether different support groups formats and family supports improve the functional status of clients with pulmonary disease. The Sample of 90 clients as research participants recruited through a convenience. This is a case study on a 76 year old man. Mr Alan Chari pseudonym used to protect the identity of a patient ,was admitted over night in my department. He is a divorcee who stays with son.
COPD Case Presentation
The director of a working theater raised worries with the association 's OH counselor about the wellbeing and security of staff and their presentation to surgical smoke. New representatives had highlighted this issue, which had not been raised already. A hazard evaluation of the electro - surgery gear was embraced, and delayed presentation to unevacuated surgical smoke. Through the convenience sampling, 90 clients were recruited as research participants were in the waiting room of the respiratory clinic. Symptoms include; chronic productive cough for three consecutive months each year for 2.
A year-old man with a smoking history of one pack per day for the past 47 years presents with progressive shortness of breath and chronic cough, productive of yellowish sputum, for the past 2 years. On examination he appears cachectic and in moderate respiratory distress, especially after walking to the examination room, and has pursed-lip breathing. His neck veins are mildly distended. Lung examination reveals a barrel chest and poor air entry bilaterally, with moderate inspiratory and expiratory wheezing.