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Kawagishi  Ashley

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    • Ashley Kawagishi King Kekaulike High School
      • Paper: Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Product: Tool to help individuals with Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Mentor
      • On-Campus Mentor: Mrs. Emily Haines-Swatek
      • Qualifications: AutoCAD Teacher/ Environmental and Spatial Technology ( EAST) Facilitator
      • Off-Campus Mentor: Dr. Kristen Gutermuth
      • Qualifications: Medical Doctor
    • Paper: Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Imagine being unable to pick up a cup of water or being incapable of buttoning clothing for the start of a daily routine.
      • To understand the effects of medication to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis verses non-medical alternatives a person needs to understand, what Rheumatoid Arthritis is, the causes of Rheumatoid Arthritis, its signs and symptoms, diagnosis, a person’s life with Rheumatoid Arthritis and treatment options.
    • Paper: Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Autoimmune disease / Rheumatoid disease
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Irreversible damage
      • Unknown cause
        • Infections
        • Environment
        • Genetic
    • Paper: Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Signs and Symptoms
        • Severe pain, stiffness, inflammation redness around the affected areas of the joints
        • Low grade fever, heat off the joints, flu like symptoms, loss of energy and appetite has been linked as other symptoms
      • Positive diagnosis
        • See doctor
        • X-ray, blood test, fluid sample
    • Paper: Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Four stages
        • Basic symptoms/ first signs of bone lost
        • Bone/ cartilage damage, abnormal shaping of the joint
        • Joint, bone, cartilage and surrounding tissue damage, deformities in the joints
        • Crippling deformities, limited use of joints, severe damage to joints, bone, cartilage and surrounding tissue
      • Life
        • Joint stiffness, pain, swelling, discomfort
        • Everyday task
    • Paper: Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Medication
        • First -line: cut down pain and swelling
          • Aspirin, Celebrex (anti-inflammatory)
        • Second-line: help prevent further joint and bone damage and flare ups
          • Azulfidine, Enbrel, Humira, Plaquenil
      • Non-medical treatment
        • Diet change
        • Aerobic pool exercising, Yoga, therapy
    • Product
      • My final product would be to design a tool for people with Rheumatoid Arthritis and to create a 3 dimensional Auto CAD model of my design.
      • Using knowledge to create an effective product
    • Product: Phase 1 and 2
      • Phase 1
        • Interview a doctor
        • Get better understanding
      • Phase 2
        • Create sketches of ideas
        • Simulate life with Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Product: Phase 3
      • Phase 3
        • Revisit doctor
          • Share ideas
          • Get input
    • Product: Phase 4
      • Phase 4
        • Create product in 3D AutoCAD
    • Final Product
      • Print out 3D design on 3D printer
    • Reflection of Product
      • Paper
      • Product
        • Learning experience
        • Challenging
      • Life preparation
      • Long-term stressor