A 57-year-old African-American woman is seen at an urgent care clinic for a headache not relieved by acetaminophen or Ibuprofen. Physical examination reveals an overweight woman who is short of breath from the walk to the examination room. Her fingers are puffy with tight rings that she is unable to remove. The woman reports she has a history of cigarette smoking, primary hypertension, high cholesterol, and type two diabetes. From these risk factors, and the initial impression, the staff fears some form of heart disease, and the woman is transported to a nearby emergency department for further evaluation. Describe the […]
Mr. Johnson is a 52-year-old male being treated for hypovolemic shock resulting from bleeding injuries received in a motor vehicle accident. Mr. Johnson has a decrease in his MAP of 12 mm Hg from his baseline reading, increased heart rate, decreased pulse pressure, decreased urine output, increased potassium level, and mild acidosis. He states, “I am so thirsty.” Describe the pathophysiology of sharp Mr. Johnson is presenting. Describe the priority treatments for Mr. Johnson providing explanation of how and why the treatment will benefit the patient.
What are the most important micronutrient deficiencies? Describe the global health burden caused by these deficiencies? What strategies can be implemented to address this problem? How are these strategies delivered? Give at least four specific examples.
How are missio statementd, programs goals, program objectivties, and program philosophy related? Share with us YOUR understanding of the relationships of these terms. Think of your own unique way to explain how these concepts are foundational for a program.