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Unformatted text preview: ACTIVE LEARNING TEMPLATE: System Disorder Garrett Cassity STUDENT NAME______________________________________ Hodgkin's Lymphoma DISORDER/DISEASE PROCESS___________________________________________________________ REVIEW MODULE CHAPTER____________ Alterations in Health (Diagnosis) Hodgkin's Lymphoma Pathophysiology Related to Client Problem Hodgkin's lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system. It may affect people of any age, but is most common in people between 20 and 40 years old and those over 55. In Hodgkin's lymphoma, cells in the lymphatic system grow abnormally and may spread beyond it. Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Frequent health screenings and knowledge of risk factors ASSESSMENT SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS Risk Factors Expected Findings Your age. A family history of lymphoma Being male. Males are slightly more likely to develop Hodgkin's lymphoma than are females. Past Epstein-Barr infection. Laboratory Tests Painless swelling of lymph nodes in your neck, armpits or groin Persistent fatigue Fever Night sweats Unexplained weight loss Severe itching Increased sensitivity to the effects of alcohol or pain in your lymph nodes after drinking alcohol Diagnostic Procedures Blood tests. A sample of your blood is examined in a lab to see if anything in your blood indicates the possibility of cancer. Bone Marrow Study Lymph Node Biopsy X-ray, MRI, CT/PET scan PATIENT-CENTERED CARE Nursing Care Administering medication Monitoring patient for adverse effects Patient education Complications Medications Chemotherapy Radiation Client Education Education on new medications S/S to report to you and when to see medical attention immediately Chemotherapy/Radiation therapy Surgical Intervention ACTIVE LEARNING TEMPLATES Weakened immune system Infertility Secondary Cancers Targeted Drug Therapy Therapeutic Procedures Patients are at increased risk for infection. Proper isolation precautions have to be taken to reduce risk for infections. Interprofessional Care Oncology Hematology Primary Care Nutritionist Infectious Disease Increased risk of developing cardiovascular or lung disease Therapeutic Procedure  A11 ...
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