MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS COPD

MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS
COPD
COMPLICATIONS:
- Cor Pulmonale
- Exacervation of COPD
- Acute Respiratory Failure
- Peptic Ulcer disease
- Depression & Anxiety
SIGNS & SYMPTOMS:
- Dyspnea
- Intermittent Cough
- Barrel Chest
- Wheezing & Chest Tightness
- Weight Loss & Anorexia
- Hypotension
NURSING INTERVENTIONS:
- Smoking Cessation
- Drug Therapy
- O2 Therapy
- Nurtirion Therapy
- Surgical Therapy
- Resp & Physical Therapy
DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES & MEDICATIONS:
- Chest X-ray
- ABGs
- ECG
- Sputum Specimen
- Echocardiogram
- H&P Exam
- PFT
RISK FACTORS:
- Smoking
- Gender
- Pollution
- Age > 65
- Heredity
POSSIBLE NURSING DX:
- Ineffective Airway Clearance
- Ineffective Breathing Pattern
- Inpaired Gas Exchange
- Activity Intolerance
- Risk For Infection
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