The Pathophysiology of Disorders

  • From the list below, select a disorder of interest to you:
    • Alzheimer’s disease
    • Asthma in children
    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
    • Congestive heart failure
    • Hepatic disease (liver disease)
    • Hypertension
    • Hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism
    • Seizures
    • Sepsis
  • Identify alterations associated with your selected
    disorder. Consider the pathophysiology of the alterations. Think about
    how these alterations produce pathophysiological changes in at least two
    body systems.
  • Reflect on how patient factors such as genetics, gender,
    ethnicity, age, and behavior might impact the pathophysiology of the
    alterations you identified, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of
    your selected disorder. 
  • Review the “Mind maps—Dementia, Endocarditis, and
    Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)” media in the Week 2 Learning
    Resources. Use the examples in the media as a guide to construct a mind
    map for the disorder you selected. Consider the epidemiology and
    clinical presentation of your selected disorder.

To Complete

Develop a 5- to 10-slide PowerPoint presentation that addresses the following:

  • Describe your selected disorder, as well as associated
    alterations. Explain the pathophysiology of the alterations, including
    changes that occur in at least two body systems.
  • Explain how genetics, gender, ethnicity, age, and behavior
    might impact the pathophysiology of the alterations you identified, as
    well as diagnosis and treatment of your selected disorder.
  • Construct a mind map for the disorder you selected.
    Include the epidemiology, pathophysiology of alterations, risk factors,
    and clinical presentation, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of the
    disorder.
  • APA citation 3 to 5 references within 5 years
  • Posted: 4 days ago

 

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