How can the disease described above create a mismatch between ventilation and perfusion?  Use your understanding of alveolar dead space and physiologic shunt to explain your answer.
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Identify how you met the essential by referring to the assignment(s) specifically in your response. Additionally, reflect on and make connections between your academic experience and real-world applications. 
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Explain the individual's acute or chronic medical issues. If the individual   has an acute medical problem, explain how it is exacerbated by the aging   process (physiologic age-related changes). If your client does not have any   medical concerns discuss how they are maintaining their health. Use rearch 

Information to be included: 1. Give a brief history of the client, include the medical history, social history 2. Explain the individual’s acute or chronic medical issues. If the individual has an acute medical problem, explain how it is exacerbated by the aging process (physiologic age-related changes). If your client does not have any medical concerns discuss how they are maintaining their health. Use rearch to support your findings. 3.  Review the medications that the individual is taking, including any over the counter drugs. Are any of these drugs a problem? Many medications are problems in the older adult. Explain the issues. 4. Explain the functional status? (ADL and IADL) What is their mobility and ability to perform everyday activity? If there are any issues or concerns, explain. 5. Look at the mental health and cognitive ability. Is there any impairment? Is there a concern and if so is it being addresses? Also consider their daily activities including social. 6. Evaluate the living situation. Is it a problem or potential problem? (living alone, with family or a facility) Is it a problem or a good fit? Are there safety issues or concerns? Explain. If you r client is from the hospital you should be considering their home situation. How will it be impacted due to the illness. 7. What  are your recommendations to improve the quality of life for this individual. References  Please use a minimum of 5 resources (textbooks may be used but are not considered as the 5 resources., no more than 5 years old. Make use of journals, that is where your most up-to-date information will be.]]>

 
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