Nursing case study pneumonia case study: pneumonia and pressure ulcer prevention in an elderly micu patient june 6, 2012 case study: pneumonia and sepsis in an elderly micu patient lm is a 75-year-old female who suffers from severe dementia and lives in a snf. Nursing 704c - pathophysiology of altered health states ii case study #2 case study # 2 community-acquired pneumonia you may complete the case study below and the quiz on carmen by yourself or with your peers. A case with a diagnosis of pneumonia may catch one's attention, though the disease is just like an ordinary cough and fever, it can lead to death especially when no intervention or care is done since the case is a toddler, an appropriate care has to be done to make the patient's recovery faster. Fever, headache, malaise, a hacking dry cough, myalgia, diarrhea and pharyngitis are the classic presentation representing a viral or atypical pneumonia some patients with viral pneumonia develop a severe earache or cutaneous rash.
This feature is not available right now please try again later. Community-acquired pneumonia - study on the initial treatment with antibiotics of lower respiratory tract infections (cap-start) the safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Celena suchadoll pneumonia is an acute or chronic disease characterized by inflammation of one or both lungs it can be usually caused by the bacteria (eg streptococcus pneumoniae), viral (eg influenza virus) fungi (eg candida species), mycoplasma pneumoniae, and various chemicals objectives. Nosocomial infections still remain the most frequent complications in hospitalized patients they are the fourth most common cause of mortality in the united states after the cardiovascular system diseases, cancer and strokes discussing background of the necessity of this question observation.
A case study about a 55 year community-acquired pneumonia based upon the presentation described, the patient does not have severe enough illness to necessitate. This case study begins with the following scenario: joan walker is an 84-year-old female who has had a productive cough of green phlegm that started four days ago that persists she was started three days ago on prednisone 40 mg po daily and azithromycin (zithromax) 250 mg po x5 days by her clinic physician. Case study # 2 community-acquired pneumonia you may complete the case study below and the quiz on carmen by yourself or with your peers prior to reading this case study, please review the following. Here we present the case of a patient with fatal pulmonary histoplasmosis who presented with extensive necrotizing and cavitating pneumonia to the best of our knowledge, this case report is the first to describe this presentation in a patient with no known immunosuppression a 45-year-old caucasian. Case presentation a 66-year-old male complaining of chest pain is brought to the emergency room by ambulance the pain began six hours ago and has become more severe over the past hour prompting him to call emergency services.
This is a case study on viral pneumonia where a patient came with fever, generalised bodyache and fatigue but was undiagnosed , but when she suddenly, developed respiratory distress, desaturated,then the whole story got changedso, may this study be of some help to you all. Supplement issue case studies of lower respiratory tract infections: community-acquired pneumonia thomas m file, jr, md, msc department of internal medicine and infectious disease section, northeastern ohio universities colleges of medicine and pharmacy. Pneumonia case study sm is an 80 year old female who has developed a productive cough, shortness of breath and fever over the last 2 days her husband has become nervous, and has brought her into the er where you are working. Summary of the case study during my eight weeks posting at bir hospital for hospital nursing practicum, i chose the case in male medical ward i for the purpose of case study and the case was left lower lobe pneumonia.
Greater pneumonia severity and findings that are consistent with bacterial pneumonia (eg, lobar consolidation, leukocytosis, high fever) are more likely to warrant antimicrobial treatment young infants, unreliable parents, poor access to medical care, and more severe infections often require hospitalization. Pneumonia: a case study of lobar pneumonia - know the details of lobar pneumonia starting from its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment along with its preventive measures assignment help on such topics is helpful | powerpoint ppt presentation | free to view. Presentations text content in case study: nutrition management of aspiration pneumonia powerpoint presentation, ppt - docslides slide1.
Case study presentation- present case with a fictional patient who presents to the clinic with pneumonia detailed description of patient, including signs and symptoms of pneumonia 35 year old male presents with fever and cough. Background chronic suppurative pneumonia is a difficult diagnosis in farm animal practice figures 1, 2 and 3 because cattle have often been treated by the farmer before presentation. Atypical pneumonia a retrospective case-control study was conducted by gupta et al to evaluate sensitivity and specifcity of winthrop-university.
Community acquired pneumonia: clinical presentation this post is part of the pemblog community acquired pneumonia series it focuses on the clinical presentation. Hospital acquired pneumonia/icu patient case study presentation this is a case study presentation i did on an icu patient with hospital acquired pneumonia. Ds13-4 case study 13 bacterial pneumonia mechanisms a list of the five primary respiratory defense mechanisms and conditions that interfere with function is shown in disease summary table 133. Case study 1- jonah roberts jonah roberts is a 78-year-old man who attended a and e with a productive cough he was breathless with a respiratory rate of 32 breaths per minute and a temperature of 389°c.