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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Essays (Examples)

54 results for “Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease”.


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Case Study

Health - Nursing

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Words: 626
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Case Study

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Cyanotic & Barrel-Chested: Cyanosis is a discoloration of the lips, nail bed, eyes, and/or palms (Potter, Perry, 1997). During the nursing assessment, the nurse inspects…

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5 Pages
Research Paper

Health

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease COPD

Words: 1645
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) COPD constitutes a major source of mortality and morbidity across the globe, with a considerable economic effect. New GOLD (Global initiative for chronic Obstructive…

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Term Paper

Disease

COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Words: 2149
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

V. COMPONENTS of the PULMONARY REHA PROGRAM There are several components of the pulmonary rehab program that is inclusive of the following: Medical evaluation and management; Setting Goals; Exercise…

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8 Pages
Essay

Disease

COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease COPD Year-Old

Words: 2495
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Essay

COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) year-old male -- pt known to me -- recently admitted to the ward with Non-STEMI & LVF. Discharged five days ago. as found…

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Essay

Disease

COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease COPD Is

Words: 1182
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is actually a family of diseases affecting the respiratory system including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Primary risk factors include smoking and environmental pollutants.…

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Term Paper

Sports

Pulmonary Disease and Exercise

Words: 562
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Pulmonary Disease and Exercise Exercise may benefit pulmonary patients in a variety of ways. Pulmonary patients however face many unique challenges to exercising that other disease patients do not.…

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Research Proposal

Disease

Pulmonary Rehab Program Chronic Lung

Words: 1450
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

he most common progressive chronic lung situations that would require the rehabilitation include interstitial lung disease, chest wall disease, bronchiectasis, and pre and post thoracic surgery. he fourth category…

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10 Pages
Essay

Disease

Causes of Chronic Bronchitis in Workers This

Words: 3638
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Essay

Causes of Chronic Bronchitis in Workers This review shows the literature and research available in the issue of respiratory diseases and the various occupations. The review shows that there…

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2 Pages
Essay

Nursing

The Pathophsiology of Asthma

Words: 888
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Chronic asthma is considered to be a chronic inflammatory disorder of the bronchial mucosa that results in constriction of airways, bronchial hyper-responsiveness, and variable airflow obstruction that is reversible.…

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Essay

Disease

Personal Statement Pathology Has Been

Words: 594
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Pathologists are often called 'the doctor's doctor ' -- when other doctors are experiencing an impasse, they go to a pathologist for advice, to provide clarity. As someone who…

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Essay

Disease

Exercises 10 Points Each How

Words: 1437
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

She should take drugs for rapid onset of symptoms only when called for but drugs that keep her level as time goes on should be taken consistently (Brasher, 2012).…

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10 Pages
Research Proposal

Sports - Drugs

Costa Rican Smoking Cessation

Words: 2663
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

Evaluation Plan: Outcomes to be Assessed: The primary objective is to see that subjects of the program cease smoking and remain abstinent from tobacco use. This will be the…

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Essay

Disease

Mcclure Case Study Patient Overview -- Patient

Words: 609
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

McClure Case Study Patient Overview -- Patient, Mr. M., is 49 years old and has smoked for 25 years, quit three years ago when diagnosed with emphysema. He indicates…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health Reach 2010 Program

Words: 3356
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

acial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (EACH 2010 Program) The health objectives for the United States for the 21st century have been described in The Federal Initiative to…

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Term Paper

Disease

Mazen Bader and David S

Words: 1138
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The focus of the article is upon the unique constitution and needs of the elderly, not upon herpes zoster or influenza as a national phenomenon particular to the United…

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Research Paper

Disease

New Respiratory Drugs

Words: 1672
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

new respiratory drugs that have been approved for medical use over the past decade. The paper will highlight the diagnoses of the drugs i.e. when and why it is…

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Article Review

Disease

Rt for Decision-Makers in Respiratory Care May 2008

Words: 580
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Article Review

T for Decision Makers in espiratory Care X for COPD Craig osebrock, MD, and James Donohue, MD T for Decision Makers in espiratory Care Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)…

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8 Pages
Essay

Disease

Airway Pressure the Effects of Airway Pressure

Words: 2088
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Essay

Airway Pressure THE EFFECTS OF AIRWAY PRESSURE RELEASE VENTILATION AND HIGH FREQUENCY OSCILLATION VENTILATION ON THE HEART - SPECIFICALLY WHEN THE PATIENT HAS CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE. MECHANICAL VENTILATION CONGESTIVE…

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4 Pages
Essay

Disease

Cellular Proliferation Cancer One-60-Year-Old Might

Words: 1326
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Immunotherapists can provide sensitive and accurate cancer diagnostic tools for the successful treatment of the disease and to stop it well in its tracks (cancerresearch.org, 2009). The outward advantages…

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Term Paper

Disease

H1N1 Virus

Words: 1355
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

H1N1 I chose this topic because the H1N1 virus and the swine flu have taken over the news. The Ohio Department of Health is heavily committed in getting the…

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14 Pages
Introduction

Anatomy

Galectin-1 in the Regulation of

Words: 4060
Length: 14 Pages
Type: Introduction

The success was remarkable, according to the researchers: Even muscles that had already lost half of its mass, recovered visible. (Leppanen et al. p5549-65) At the same time, the…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Sports

Senior Fitness

Words: 2521
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

* The effects on normal aging and metabolism is that after the age of forty, metabolism usually decreases by about 5% every ten years. That does not mean that…

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4 Pages
Essay

Health

Respiratory System

Words: 1301
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Structure and Function of the Respiratory System Case Forty-five-year-old Brad has, ever since the age of 20, been working in the mines in the post of coal cutter. He…

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9 Pages
Essay

Nursing

a patient who has bad lifestyle habits

Words: 2814
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Essay

M.K., a 45-year-old female who has a history of Type II diabetes mellitus and primary hypertension. In addition to this, M.K. is overweight and persists with a poor diet.…

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10 Pages
Case Study

Death and Dying  (general)

Echo Valley Council Case Report Mr William

Words: 2684
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Case Study

Echo Valley Council Case eport: Mr. William Doe Director, Community Options Program Case Manager Proposed Interventions and Treatment Plan for Mr. William Doe Like other developed Western nations, the…

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14 Pages
Literature Review

Healthcare

Master in Quality & Safety

Words: 6426
Length: 14 Pages
Type: Literature Review

This particular aspect is what most medical trainers miss when dealing with interns or newly appointed nurses. They found that oxygen use, if below the necessary requirement can be…

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6 Pages
Essay

Health

Economic Disadvantages and Respiratory Issues

Words: 1698
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Respiratory Issues Complicated by Economic Disadvantage Socio-economic status, commonly referred to as SES can be describes as the economic or social standing of an individual, and is a measure…

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Annotated Bibliography

Healthcare

Care Coordination Relating to Elderly

Words: 1709
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Annotated Bibliography

The results of this analysis highlight the need for hospitals to fine-tune their discharge process to reduce readmissions, and support the expenditure of additional resources for this purpose as…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Drugs

Nursing Supervised Smoking Cessation Plan

Words: 2766
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Developmental perspective was the concept that the nursing students participating in this study were typically younger than they patients they were caring for. This made it difficult for them…

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Essay

Medical  (general)

Health care and care techniques

Words: 2211
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Benchmark-esearch Critique and PICOT statement This article is a research critique on the paper titled 'Home Telehealth for Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): An Evidence-Based Analysis' by…

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47 Pages
Research Proposal

Family and Marriage

People Help Themselves An Interdisciplinary

Words: 12988
Length: 47 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

The study will also be important to those in the future, because scientists have not yet found ways to cure these chronic illnesses or correct some of these problems…

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Research Paper

Anatomy

How the Respiratory and Immune Systems Work Together to Maintain Homeostasis

Words: 1511
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Anatomy and Physiology of the Immune System and espiratory System and Their Associated DisordersThe human body is comprised of multiple important systems that keep people alive, including the immune…

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3 Pages
Essay

Healthcare

Innovative Nursing Care Delivery Models A This Website

Words: 958
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Innovative Nursing Care Delivery Models a.This website detailed profiles 24 successful innovative nursing care delivery models. These profiles developed part a research project conducted Health Workforce Solutions LLC (HWS)…

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6 Pages
Thesis

Health - Nursing

Respiratory Ethics Nursing Ethics in

Words: 1940
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Thesis

2008).. This points to the ethical responsibility of nurse educators -- it is not enough to treat the disease, bit one must treat the patient. Failure to provide the…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Drugs

Health Effects of Smoking it

Words: 703
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Cigarette smoking is the major cause of cancers of the lung, mouth, larynx, esophagus, and pharynx. In addition, cigarette smoking is a contributing cause of cancers of the stomach,…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Medicine

Acid Base Disorder Regulation of

Words: 1183
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

If left untreated it may lead to tetany, seizures and decreased mental status. It also decreases coronary blood flow and predisposes persons to refractory arrhythmias. This condition may also…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Healthcare

Working With the Aging

Words: 2461
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Working With the Aging Ladies and gentlemen, I stand here before you at a time in which the health care of older Americans has become a critical issue. Or…

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Essay

Finance

Examination of Vectura Group PLC

Words: 2378
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Essay

Vectura Group PLC is a product development business based in the UK, focusing on the advance of pharmaceutical therapies for the treatment of airways illnesses or airways-related illnesses. The…

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9 Pages
Term Paper

Children

Children of Parents Who Smoke

Words: 2263
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

At any rate, the identity of the subjects may not be significant. hat will be needed are basic demographic information (such as age, level of family income etc.), and…

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Essay

Sports - Drugs

Refined Solution a Solution Refinement for Individual

Words: 1076
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Refined Solution A Solution Refinement for Individual Smoking Cessation Original Issue: Cigarette-smoking, tobacco addiction and nicotine dependency are widespread and permeating public health concerns. Indeed, the combination of the…

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2 Pages
Essay

Sports

Management of Fatigue in Patients on Peritoneal

Words: 580
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

management of fatigue in patients on peritoneal dialysis and respond to the following critique questions. Do not provide simply yes or no answers to the questions. Provide examples to…

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1 Pages
Term Paper

Healthcare

Public Health Gwinnet County in

Words: 347
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

tatistics regarding bed availability are indeed provided, but perhaps the public could benefit from more information about how the collaboration actually takes place. Another area that could be addressed…

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Thesis

Transportation - Environmental Issues

Global Pollution Has Increased Significantly

Words: 1562
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Thesis

While global warming is still hotly debated global pollution is already a fact. An environmentally sustainable development plan is the need of the hour. ibliography 1) University of East…

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Essay

Health - Nursing

Biologic Aging Theory Explained

Words: 725
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Caregiver The author of this report is put in a case study situation where a patient is aging and encountering some health issues. The patient is grumbling that her…

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Case Study

Business

Cross-Border Acquisitions Acquisition International Cross-Border Acquisitions Takeda's

Words: 631
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Case Study

Cross-Border Acquisitions Acquisition International cross-border acquisitions: Takeda's acquisition of Nycomed In May 2011, the Japanese Takeda Pharmaceuticals bought Nycomed, a Swiss pharmaceutical company. Although Asia's largest drug manufacturer Takeda…

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3 Pages
Research Paper

Healthcare

Correcting a Sentinel Event

Words: 1026
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Sentinel Event Activity A sentinel event is described as an unexpected event that involves a severe physical or psychology injury or death or the risk of such incidents. In…

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8 Pages
Essay

Transportation - Environmental Issues

Generating Power With Coal Gangue

Words: 2487
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Essay

Mining on the Denniston Plateau Towards the northwestern side of South Island of New Zealand is situated a small settlement that is known by the name of Denniston. The…

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7 Pages
Essay

Health

Metoprolol and Cardiac Surgery

Words: 2123
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

Does taking Metoprolol before cardiac surgery reduce the incidence of post-op atrial fibrillation Abstract Postoperative atrial fibrillation (POAF) remains a prevalent supraventricular arrhythmia. PoAF has associated effects such as deteriorating…

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11 Pages
Case Study

Anatomy

Nursing Related Case Study Tom's Vitals in

Words: 3386
Length: 11 Pages
Type: Case Study

Nursing elated Case Study Tom's vitals, in the emergency department, revealed an elevated respiratory rate, heart rate and blood pressure. His oxygen saturation was also considerably low. Tom's Body…

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9 Pages
Research Paper

Healthcare

Improving Diabetes Outcomes in Rural

Words: 2716
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Because patients have an active role in their care plan and are in more frequent contact with their healthcare provider, they gain a better understanding of their condition and…

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30 Pages
Business Plan

Psychology

Business Plan for a Sleep

Words: 8375
Length: 30 Pages
Type: Business Plan

Offered under the same roof are "consultative, diagnostic, and treatment services" which are stated to be provided "by board-certified practitioners in the fields of pulmonary medicine, otolarngology, family medicine…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Health - Nursing

Conventional Tomography

Words: 1791
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Conventional Tomography outlining the various aspects, issues and methods used. It has 10 sources. The field of medical imaging has been in existence for over one hundred years but…

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6 Pages
Essay

Nursing

How to Help a Mother Feed a Child With Difficulty Swallowing

Words: 1546
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

teaching and learning to patients with dysphagia. The situation involves the researcher's own personal experience teaching a Mom of 16-month-old diagnosis with dysphagia and how to learn how to…

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5 Pages
Essay

Healthcare

Nursing Assessment Taking the History of a

Words: 1536
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Nursing Assessment Taking the history of a patient is a crucial aspect of patient assessment and treatment. A good history can mean the difference between a successful patient outcome…

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