Any Rt's Or Nurses Out There To Help With This Assignment Of Mine Please

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lacticacid | 02:39 Thu 19th Nov 2015 | Science
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So, I go to clinical for respiratory therapy and just had to choose a patient with a disease condition and had to research about it. I have arrived with these but can't think about the rest. Can someone please help me.

1) Admitting Diagnosis/Diagnosis: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD Moderate)

2) Respiratory Problems: Shortness of breath, Wheezing, patient feels extreme chest tightness during exercise, chronic cough, patient has mucous, and patient has difficulty with doing routine activities and climbing stairs, patient is very lethargic, and lost 20 pounds of weight recently

3) Oxygen therapy + Treatment(s) Ordered (w/frequency) to include medication(s)

4)List all necessary equipment used for oxygen and ordered therapy
EZ PEP therapy

5) Indication(s) for Oxygen/ treatment
Hypoxia (patient had oxygen saturation levels of


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Social situation, other illnesses/disabilities, complicating factors, patient's expectations and concerns, likelihood of patient compliance with regime, "red flag" symptoms, in this case the fact that patient is becoming immobile and lethargic and has LOST weight, any other referrals/liaison needed including ongoing monitoring of therapy.
I hate it when I answer a serious question seriously and the person doesn’t come back
Could you not invest in "Anatology and Physiology for Nurses including notes on their clinical application" by Evelyn Pearce or
General Textbook of nursing by same author? If you have a library they may have them or similar.

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