Category: Case Study

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Schizophrenia Case Study

INTRODUCTION: Schizophrenia is an extremely complex mental disorder: in fact it is probably many illnesses masquerading as one. A biochemical imbalance in the brain is believed to cause symptoms. Recent...

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Asthma Case Study

INTRODUCTION: Asthma is a chronic, reversible, obstructive airway disease, characterized by wheezing. It is caused by a spasm of the bronchial tubes, or the swelling of the bronchial mucosa, after...

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Liver Cirrhosis Case Study

INTRODUCTION: Cirrhosis of the liver is a chronic disease that causes cell destruction and fibrosis (scarring) of hepatic tissue. Fibrosis alters normal liver structure and vasculature, impairing blood and lymph...

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Pulmonary Tuberculosis (PTB) Case Study

INTRODUCTION Pulmonary tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by slow- growing bacteria that resembles a fungus, Myobacterium tuberculosis, which is usually spread from person to person by droplet nuclei through...

Poliomyelitis

Poliomyelitis

DEFINITION: – is an acute infectious disease caused by any of the three types of Poliomyelitis virus which affects chiefly the anterior horn cells of the Spinal cord and the...

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Dengue Fever Case Study

OBJECTIVES General This case presentation aims to identify and determine the general heath problems and needs of the patient with an admitting diagnosis of Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever, Type 1. This...

Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis

by: Jemarie Jimenez Perpetual Help College Manila Synonym: Weil’s Dse, Mud fever, Canicola fever, Flood fever, Swineherd’s Dse, Japanese Seven Days fever Definition & Background: a bacterial zoonotic disease caused...

Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease

by: Ma. Minelli Pichay Our Lady of Fatima University I. Introduction: Dementia is a brain disorder that seriously affects a person’s ability to carry out daily activities. The most common...

Pneumonia Case Study

Pneumonia Case Study

INTRODUCTION Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lungs caused by an infection. It is also called Pneumonitis or Bronchopneumonia. Pneumonia can be a serious threat to our health. Although pneumonia...