A 68 year old woman with pulmonary fibrosis presents with worsening exertional dyspnea. 1) Describe pulmonary fibrosis and include the changes to lung structure and function that are expected with this disease. 2) What changes to pulmonary function testing (capacities and volumes) would you expect to see in this type of patient? 3) What are the treatments for pulmonary fibrosis?
What is bias in data collection? Provide two examples of study bias (based on two publication citations from topic breast cancer What is the difference between correlation and causation? Provide one example of either a correlation finding or a causation finding (based on one of your publication citations from topic breast cancer
As a nurse practicing within a family practice, you are interviewing a 55-year-old woman who is an executive assistant at a local law firm, where she has worked for 9 years. She has a 7-year history of respiratory illness, which occurs several times throughout the year, not seemingly connected to the changes in season. She does not use tobacco products in any form. During your questions regarding her home and work environments, she reports that she enjoys working adjacent to the courthouse in a building over 100 years old because it is such a contrast to her brand-new home on […]