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McCance, K., & Huether, S. (2014). Pathophysiology (7th ed.). St. Louis, MO, US: Elsevier.(an instructor response)Mark as UnreadRE: Werner W5A1Faculty Richmond Email this Author9/30/2017 5:11:51 PMAmber,Thank you for the interesting information!Question: Cor pulmonale is one of the complications of emphysema. What is the pathophysiology of cor pulmonale?Dr. RichmondMark as ReadRE: Werner W5A1Amber Werner Email this Author10/1/2017 2:15:33 PM
Cor Pulmonale is also known as right-sided heart failure. It is when the right side of the heart is enlarged and the right ventricle doesn't pump blood effectively. After working extra hard to pump blood, it eventually fails (Moore, 2017). Emphysema is one of the main causes, along with pulmonary hypertension, sleep apnea, and cystic fibrosis. Moore, K. (2017, 05 02). healthline. Retrieved 10 01, 2017, from : (an instructor response)Mark as ReadRE: Werner W5A1Faculty Richmond Email this Author10/2/2017 9:27:05 AMAmber,Thank you for this informative response to my question!Dr. RichmondMark as UnreadRE: Werner W5A1Kristen Mason Email this Author9/30/2017 6:39:40 PM
Great post! COPD and emphysema are diseases of the lungs that impact daily living and often have exacerbations requiring hospitalization (McCance & Huether, 2014). COPD exacerbations have a negative impact on patients (Torres-Sanchez et al., 2017). In addition to the regular symptoms of an exacerbation, patients may exhibit impairment in skeletal muscle strength and endurance in both peripheral and respiratory muscles that can have considerable effects on health status (Torres-Sanchez etal., 2017, p. 209). These frequent hospitalization leads to physical and functional impairment, including decreased muscle strength and postural steadiness, in subjects hospitalized due to a severe COPD exacerbation; impairment increases between discharge and follow-up (Torres-Sanchez et al., 2017, p. 214). To help alleviate some of these frequent visits to the hospital, implementing pulmonary rehabilitation can be beneficial. ReferencesMcCance, K., & Huether, S. (2014). Pathophysiology: The biologic basis for disease in adults and children (7th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.Torres-Sanchez, I., Cabrera-Martos, I., Diaz-Pelegrina, A., Valenza-Demet, G., Moreno-Rameriz, M., & Valenza, M. (2017). Physical and functional impairment during and after hospitalization in subjects with severe COPD exacerbatio. Respiratory Care, 62(2), 209-214. Mark as ReadRE: Werner W5A1Anthony Sharp Email this Author10/4/2017 6:32:29 PM
Thank you for the informative post. An important factor to remember when developing plans of care for patients with COPD, is how will the treatment plan improve the patient’s quality of life? One way to do that is to implement a pulmonary rehabilitation program similar to cardiac rehabilitation. Especially sinceemphysema can lead to cor pulmonale, it is important to incorporate both cardiac and pulmonary

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