PATHOPHYS/ADV/PRAC – 2021-2022 Winter A 72-year-old African…

Question Answered step-by-step PATHOPHYS/ADV/PRAC – 2021-2022 Winter A 72-year-old African… PATHOPHYS/ADV/PRAC – 2021-2022 WinterA 72-year-old African American patient presents in the urgent care clinic with a chief complaint of worsening dyspnea in the past two months. Physical exam reveals subcostal and intercostal retractions. The patient reports that breathing is difficult, and he feels he cannot get enough air. He also complains of fatigue and the occasional headache. The NP notices the patient having difficulty expiring a given volume of air.  What is your initial impression on this case based on the patient’s signs and symptoms?What diagnostic work-up/studies would you order to support your answer in a?Compare and contrast the pathophysiology between chronic bronchitis and emphysema.What is the role of Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency in obstructive lung disorder?  Week 7 Case #1: Chronic Bronchitis Vs. Emphysema Starts Dec 28, 2021 12:03 AMEnds Feb 20, 2022 11:59 PM         Health Science Science Nursing NSG 428 Share QuestionEmailCopy link Comments (0)