Module 8 Assignment: Case Study Analysis
Module 8 Assignment: Case Study Analysis 3
An understanding of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems is
a critically important component of disease diagnosis and
treatment. This importance is magnified by the fact that these two
systems work so closely together. A variety of factors and
circumstances that impact the emergence and severity of issues
in one system can have a role in the performance of the other.
Effective disease analysis often requires an understanding that
goes beyond these systems and their capacity to work together.
The impact of patient characteristics, as well as racial and ethnic
variables, can also have an important impact.
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An understanding of the symptoms of alterations in
cardiovascular and respiratory systems is a critical step in
diagnosis and treatment of many diseases. For APRNs this
understanding can also help educate patients and guide them
through their treatment plans.
In this Assignment, you examine a case study and analyze the
symptoms presented. You identify the elements that may be
factors in the diagnosis, and you explain the implications to