Pneumonia (from the greek pneuma, “breath”) is a potentially fatal infection and inflammation of the lowerrespiratory tract (ie, bronchioles and alveoli) usually caused by inhaled bacteria. An emergency department (ed)-based study conducted in the united states found that respiratory rate alone and subjective clinical impression of tachypnea did not discriminate children with and without radiographic pneumonia. What are the complications of pneumococcal pneumonia 12 is prevention possible case no 2 a 15 year old female with a history of hay fever develops fever, headache and malaise for 4 days followed by a nonproductive cough and scratchy throat despite chicken soup and orange juice, the cough and fever persist, and her mother drags her to your. Pneumonia case study by admin december 15, 2007 introduction pneumonia is an inflammation of the lungs caused by an infection it is also called pneumonitis or bronchopneumonia pneumonia can be a serious threat to our health although pneumonia is a special concern for older adults and those with chronic illnesses, it can also strike. Study overview: a phase iii study for the treatment of ventilator-associated pneumonia (vap) in intensive care patients ventilator-associated pneumonia case study pharm-olam is proud to be partnering with a progressive drug development company in their search for a solution when a vap diagnosis is made.
Hesi case studies - copd w/ pneumonia study guide by jazmine_ibarra includes 19 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades. Case: an 85 year old male with past history of cva and gerd is admitted from home for rll “community acquired” pneumonia (cap) and treated with rocephin and zithromax documentation throughout the record including discharge summary is cap except id consult on day 2 with impression “cap due to aspiration” and rocephin changed to zosyn. 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. 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.
Home / expert case studies / aspiration pneumonia missed by medical team by jason cohn - august 13, 2013 this case involves a six-year-old female who was admitted to the hospital for seizures. Hospital acquired pneumonia case study essay sample hospital acquired pneumonia is currently the second most common nosocomial infection in the united states and is associated with high mortality and morbidity (seymann, 2008) this paper is a case study of a 52 year old female who was in the hospital for a scheduled gastric bypass surgery. A case study of pneumonia health essay a two year old patient with afro- caribbean background admitted to hospital i believe the patient contracted pneumonia, which is caused by streptococcus pneumonuie. A case of thrombocytopenia “carolyn jones” is a 40-year-old professor of economics the past week she has felt tried and weak the past few days she has noticed small, red dots on her skin and gums. Airway/breathing (oxygenation) pneumonia/chronic obstructive pulmonary disease clinical reasoning case study student worksheet joann walker, 84 years old overview this case study incorporates a common presentation seen by the nurse in clinical practice: community acquired pneumonia with a history of copd causing an acute exacerbation.
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. According to the centers for disease control and prevention, although 18 000 to 25 000 cases of pneumonia due to legionella pneumophila occur each year, the diagnosis is reported in only 1200 to 1500 cases because of the nonspecific signs and symptoms of the disease and inadequate testing for legionella this case study presents information about the epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical. Acknowledgement this case study report is prepared during my hospital nursing clinical practicum in bir hospital the report is prepared as a requirement of post basic bachelor of nursing curriculum when i was posted in male medical ward i. 09-018mcd page 1 10/11/10 15:59 v421 case study twocasesofpneumocystis jiroveci pneumoniawith non-hodgkin’slymphomaafterchop-based chemotherapycontainingrituximab. Community acquired pneumonia case study print reference this disclaimer: this work has been submitted by a student this is not an example of the work written by our professional academic writers you can view samples of our professional work here.
Share your impressions in our latest copd case study summary of in-patient admission: susan m is being discharged today following a 6-day icu and step-down admission for acute exacerbation of copd with bacterial pneumonia requiring intubation and mechanical ventilation for a period of 32 hours. Microbiology case study: young girl with community-acquired pneumonia a young girl presented to the emergency department with 6 days of cough, congestion, and intermittent fever up to 102°f respiratory viral testing, blood cultures, and a chest x-ray were ordered. Hospital acquired pneumonia october 7, 2010 hospital acquired pneumonia hospital acquired pneumonia is currently the second most common nosocomial infection in the united states and is associated with high mortality and morbidity (seymann, 2008) this paper is a case study of a 52 year old female who was in the hospital for a scheduled gastric bypass surgery. A case study about a 55 year old man with a cough and fever, present for 3 days prime® clinical case study: the different faces of community-acquired pneumonia login.
Case study 3: cough, croup 7 syncytial virus, human metapneumovirus, influenza, adenovirus, and mycoplasma pneumonia fever is usually absent or low-grade but may be high-grade. Case report a 59 year old gentleman with a past medical history of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, anxiety, depression, arthritis, laboratory studies upon admission demonstrated electrolyte abnormalities, including a sodium of 125 mmol/l, chloride of pneumonia, and 2) pontiac fever, an acute febrile illness that tends to be self-limited. Pneumonia case study essay introduction this is a case of a 74 year old woman who was diagnosed with community acquired pneumonia pneumonia is an inflammation or infection of the lungs most commonly caused by a bacteria or virus. Community acquired pneumonia: for medical residents gonzalo bearman md, mph case 1 a 19-year-old college student presents with fever, cough, and sore throat of 4-week duration retrospective clinical study with multivariate analysis of 299 patients admitted to an icu leroy et al intensive care medicine.
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. Pneumonia case study i introduction pneumonia is an inflammation of the lung parenchyma caused by various microorganisms, including bacteria, mycobacteria, fungi, and viruses pneumonias are classified as community- acquired pneumonia (cap), hospital-acquired (nosocomial) pneumonia (hap), pneumonia in the immunocompromised host, and aspiration pneumonia. Laboratory studies: nonspecific laboratory findings that may support the diagnosis of pneumocystis pneumonia include lactate dehydrogenase (ldh) greater than 500 mg/dl and a 1,3-beta d-glucan level of 80 pg/ml or greater the 1,3-beta d-glucan is used for testing because it is a major component of the p.