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Discursion involving Inflammation Tissue Repair and Wound Healing

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1) Inflammation, Tissue Repair, and Wound Healing
Case study on a 6-year old
Six-year-old, Carlton, suffered a deep gash on his foot when playing with his mom along the beachside. His mom washed the injured foot and took him home. The next day, Carlton’s foot worsened, with the gash growing pink, inflamed, warm and painful. So his mom put gauze on the wound before taking him to their community healthcare center.
· What is the physiologic mechanism causing the wound to become red, hot, swollen, and painful? How is this different than the inflammatory response that might occur in an internal organ?
An injured tissue starts healing instantly. Tissue destruction directly injures numerous soft tissue cells which leads to metabolism alteration, with chemical mediator liberation initiating inflammatory reaction (Tissue Response to Injury, n.d). The body’s intrinsic defense mechanism mediates acute inflammatory reaction against pathogen invasion at the skin’s entry portal…… [Read More]

References
Berg, R.H. (2014). Communicable Medical Diseases: A Holistic and Social Medicine Perspective for Healthcare Providers. Balboa Pr.
Bickley, L., & Szilagyi, P. G. (2012). Bates\\\\' guide to physical examination and history-taking. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Lane, S. S. (2007). New thinking in the treatment of postoperative inflammation. Retrieved May 14, 2018, from https://www.healio.com/optometry/cornea-external-disease/news/online/{8f41d77a-e214-4109-89b9-5f172d41529a}/new-thinking-in-the-treatment-of-postoperative-inflammation
Muhrer, J. C. (2014). The importance of the history and physical in diagnosis. The Nurse Practitioner, 39(4), 30-35.
Tissue Response to Injury (n.d.) Retrieved 14 May 14, 2018 from http://highered.mheducation.com/sites/dl/free/0078022649/998035/Prentice15e_Chap10.pdf
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Is Hormone Replacement Therapy Risky

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Hormone Replacement Therapy
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has strengths and limitations, risks and benefits—however, it really depends on the individual patient as to whether this approach to health and healing is suitable or not. Some patients will be more open to accepting the limitations of a particular treatment while being satisfied with the benefits; others will be turned off by the risks of the treatment and want to seek an alternative care option or intervention that is more naturalistic. Both options should be appreciated and the nurse should not try to force a patient to accept one over the other. The position that the nurse should take is to give the patient all the information needed to make an informed decision that works for the patient. In this case, the nurse’s approach should be to provide the patient with data that is based on evidence and that is easy to…… [Read More]

References
Johansen, N., Liavaag, A. H., Tanbo, T. G., Dahl, A. A., Pripp, A. H., & Michelsen, T.M. (2016). Sexual activity and functioning after risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy: Impact of hormone replacement therapy. Gynecologic Oncology, 140(1), 101-106.
Lobo, R. A. (2017). Hormone-replacement therapy: current thinking. Nature Reviews Endocrinology, 13(4), 220.