Which organization has Congress legislated to define protected health information (PHI)? How many titles are included in the Public Law 104-91? List the four key words that summarize the areas of health care that HIPAA has addressed. Under HIPAA, delegates from Medical Records Department, Patient Accounts/Business Office, and satellite clinics would receive training concerning HIPAA law from what officer?
A 2-year-old boy is being seen by a hematologist. The child’s symptoms include the sudden onset of high fevers, thrombocytopenia, epistaxis, gingival bleeding, petechiae, and ecchymoses after minor traumas. The physician has ordered a bone marrow aspiration to confirm the clinical diagnosis of acute lymphocytic leukemia. If the diagnosis is positive, the child will be placed immediately on intensive chemotherapy. The physician has informed the parents that treatment produces remission in 90% of children with ALL, especially those between the ages of 2 and 8 1. What pathological condition does the hematologist suspect? Look this condition up in a reference […]
An 88-year-old female was seen in the physician’s office complaining of SOB, dizziness, orthopnea, elevated temperature, and a productive cough. Lung auscultation revealed rales over the R bronchus. CXR revealed fluid in the RUL. The patient was sent to the hospital. Vital signs upon admission were: temperature 102°F, pulse 100 and rapid, respirations 24 and labored, blood pressure 180/110. She was treated with IV antibiotics, postural drainage, and IPPB. She responded well to treatment, and was released home to her family with oral antibiotics on the third day 1. What was this patients admitting diagnosis? include short description 2. List […]
Anna Moore, an 83-year-old female, is admitted to the ER with aphasia, hemiparesis on her left side, syncope, and delirium. Her daughter called the ambulance after discovering her mother in this condition at home. Mrs. Moore has a history of hypertension, atherosclerosis, and diabetes mellitus. Shewas admitted to the hospital after a brain scan revealed an infarct in the R cerebral hemisphere leading to a diagnosis of CVA of the middle cerebral artery. 1.What pathological condition does Ms. Moore have? Include a short description 2.List and define each of the patient’s presenting symptoms in the ER 3.The patient has a […]
Obesity Explain the pathophysiology of the disease. Discuss common clinical manifestations. List differential diagnoses. Determine which lab tests would confirm the diagnosis and expected results. Analyze a current protocol for treatment and discuss how the treatment works from the pathophysiological perspective.