He coughs so hard that sometimes he actually vomits The cough is productive for

He coughs so hard that sometimes he actually vomits

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he is barking. He coughs so hard that sometimes he actually vomits. The cough is productive for mucus, but there is no blood in it. Kevin has had a low-grade temperature but nothing really high. His parents do not have a thermometer and don’t know for sure how high it got. His past medical history is negative. He has never had childhood asthma or RSV. His mother says that they moved around a lot in his first 2 years and she is not sure that his immunizations are up to date. She does not have a current vaccination record. Scenario 3: Maria is a 36-year-old who presents for evaluation of a cough. She is normally a healthy young lady with no significant medical history. She takes no medications and does not smoke. She reports that she was in her usual state of good health until approximately 3 weeks ago when she developed a “really bad cold.” The cold is characterized by a profound, deep, mucus-producing cough. She denies any rhinorrhea or rhinitis—the primary problem is the cough. She develops these coughing fits that are prolonged, very deep, and productive of a lot of green sputum. She hasn’t had any fever but does have a scratchy throat. Maria has tried over-the-counter cough medicines but has not had much relief. The cough keeps her awake at night and sometimes gets so bad that she gags and dry heaves. To Prepare Review the three scenarios, as well as Chapter 27 and Chapter 28 in the Huether and McCance text. Select one of the scenarios and consider the respiratory disorder and underlying alteration associated with the type of cough described. Identify the pathophysiology of the alteration that you associated with the cough. Select two of the following factors : genetics, gender, ethnicity, age, or behavior. Reflect on how the factors you selected might impact the disorder. By Day 3 Post a description of the disorder and underlying respiratory alteration associated with the type of cough in your selected scenario. Then, explain the pathophysiology of the respiratory alteration. Finally, explain how the factors you selected might impact the disorder. Post by Day 3 and Respond by Day 6 Share insights on how the factor you selected impacts the disorder your colleague identified. Ask a probing question regarding the disorder that your colleague identified. Suggest an alternative disorder for the scenario your colleague selected.
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WEEKLY DISCUSSIONS 5 Assignment: Asthma Complications of asthma can be sudden. Consider the case of Bradley Wilson, a young boy who had several medical conditions. He appeared in good health when he went to school, returned home, and ate dinner. However, when he later went outside to play, he came back inside wheezing. An ambulance took him to the hospital where he was pronounced dead (Briscoe, 2012). In another case, 10-year-old Dynasty Reese, who had mild asthma, woke up in the middle of the night and ran to her grandfather’s bedroom to tell him she couldn’t breathe. By the time paramedics arrived, she had passed out and was pronounced dead at the hospital (Glissman, 2012). These situations continue to
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