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  1. CASE STUDY Presented By: Lisa Iacopetti, Angela Bravo, Caroline Muraguri, Dominic Cruz

  2. SYMPTOMS • COUGHING • WHEEZING • APPEARS TO BE SLIGHTLY BLUE • TEMPRATURE 100 F.

  3. ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS • How long have the symptoms been going on? • Has she ever been diagnosed with any type of Respitory Disease? • Does she have any known allergies to foods, medications, dust, or animals? • Is she currently taking any medication? • Has she been sick with a cold or flu? • Are there any animals in the home? • Has she been exposed to any toxins such as bug spray, smoke, or paint fumes? • Did she perform any type of strenuous activity? • Are her immunizations up to date?

  4. DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS • Acute Asthma Episode • Severe Allergic Reaction (Anaphylaxis) • Pneumonia • Pertussis • Bronchitis

  5. LAB TESTS TO BE ORDERED • Peak Flow Meter • This measures the amount of air a person can blow out of their lungs

  6. TESTS • Pulse Oximtry • This determines the patient’s oxygen saturation levels

  7. TESTS • Chest X-Ray • To evaluate if the lungs are clear

  8. TESTS • CBC • Complete Blood Count

  9. TESTS • ABG • Asses disturbances of acid-based imbalances caused by a respitory disorder

  10. Pertussis • Cold Symptoms • Severe Cough for 1-2 months • Possible vomiting after a coughing spell

  11. Bronchitis • Rapid Breathing • Rapid Heartbeat • Drawing in of the neck – (Retractions) • Flaring of the Nostrils • Irritability

  12. Pneumonia • Fever of 102 + • Chills • Cough • Rapid Breathing • Wheezing • Chest Pain • Abdominal Pain • Loss of Appetite • Extreme cases bluish or gray color to lips and nails

  13. Severe Allergic Reaction • Difficulty in Breathing • Shock • Generally a reaction must involve at least 2 different body systems such as Integumentry and Cardiovascular.

  14. Acute Asthma Episode • Coughing • Wheezing • Shortness of Breath • Change in color, like bluish or gray in the lips and fingernails