By Harold J. Bruyere Jr. PhD
Improve either your medical problem-solving and significant pondering abilities with this complete workbook. inside of you will discover a uncomplicated method of integrating uncomplicated pathophysiology, possibility elements, actual exam findings, and scientific laboratory facts for a hundred significant illnesses. This primary source offers aid for clinical, pharmacy, nursing, and allied health and wellbeing experiences. utilizing a case research technique, you will study acceptable ailment administration strategies to enhance sufferer caliber of existence. positive aspects That Make studying effortless: An organ platforms process categorizes illnesses and different medical conditions and gives a logical, effective studying event. sufferer circumstances simulate the illnesses of real-life sufferers, so that you can successfully interpret clinical files and cures. A illness precis for every case research, came across at the accompanying CD-ROM and significant other site, offers an in-depth realizing of every clinical situation. every one affliction precis contains a definition, incidence, value, explanations and chance elements, pathophysiology, analysis, acceptable therapy, and critical issues and analysis. severe pondering and problem-solving questions within the sufferer situations and the illness Summaries galvanize idea and try out your figuring out of the most techniques. Over a hundred and fifty colour images and illustrations, on hand at the CD-ROM and the spouse web site, aid carry the content material to lifestyles. Now to be had for teachers: on-line solutions to severe pondering and problem-solving questions within the disorder precis and sufferer Case sections, and a picture financial institution that incorporates the figures and tables for every.
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Patient Case Question 2. What is the basic pharmacologic mechanism of action for glyburide? B. is a pleasant, overweight, white male in moderate acute distress from leg pain. 8°F; Ht ϭ 5Ј10Љ; Wt ϭ 245 lb; SaO2 ϭ 98% on room air Patient Case Question 3. ’s vital signs are abnormal and why are these abnormal vital signs consistent with a diagnosis of DVT? Patient Case Question 4. B. considered underweight, overweight, or obese or is his weight technically considered normal and healthy? qxd 5/2/08 3:06 PM Page 17 CASE STUDY 4 ■ DEEP VENOUS THROMBOSIS Specialized Serum Laboratory Testing Homocys, 91 µmol/L Hypercoagulability Profile • • • • • (Ϫ) (Ϫ) (ϩ) (Ϫ) (Ϫ) factor V Leiden mutation prothrombin 20210A mutation protein C deficiency protein S deficiency antithrombin III deficiency Patient Case Question 5.
PE and Lab Tests Gen The patient is a significantly overweight, elderly male in moderate acute distress. His skin is pale and he is slightly diaphoretic. He is shivering noticeably. 5°F Wt 252 lb T Patient Case Question 8. Is this patient technically considered overweight or obese? Skin/Nails • • • • • Very warm and clammy No rashes No petechiae or splinter hemorrhages in nail beds Multiple tattoos No “track” marks Patient Case Question 9. What is the significance of the absence of “track” marks?
Qxd 4/29/08 5:50 PM Page 18 CAS E STU DY 5 HYPERTENSION For the Disease Summary for this case study, see the CD-ROM. W. is a 40-year-old African American male, who has had difficulty controlling his HTN lately. He is visiting his primary care provider for a thorough physical examination and to renew a prescription to continue his blood pressure medication. PMH • • • • Chronic sinus infections Hypertension for approximately 11 years Pneumonia 6 years ago that resolved with antibiotic therapy One major episode of major depressive illness caused by the suicide of his wife of 15 years, 5 years ago • No surgeries FH • • • • Father died at age 49 from AMI; had HTN Mother has DM and HTN Brother died at age 20 from complications of CF Two younger sisters are A&W SH The patient is a widower and lives alone.