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Pathophysiology Of Pulmonary Tuberculosis

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Pulmonary Tuberculosis , tb, pulmonary disease, lung disorder, pathophysiology

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Pathophysiology Of Pulmonary Tuberculosis

  1. 1. Presented by: Dave Jay S. Manriquez RN. Pathophysiology of Pulmonary Tuberculosis High Risk Factors: 1. Old Age 2. Infants 3. Children 4. Low Socio- Economic Status 5. Drug Addicts 6. HIV Positive 7. Severely Malnourished 8. Health Care Workers Etiological Agent: Mycobacterium tuberculosis Mode of Transmission: Droplets Nuclei Environmental Factors: 1. High-Risk Communities 2. Low income Communities 3. Health Care Facilities Diagnostic Procedures: 1. Medical History 2. Physical Examination 3. Chest Radiography 4. Mantoux tuberculin skin test 5. Microbiological smears and cultures Signs and Symptoms 1. Fever 10. Anxiety 2. Fatigue 11. Low Self-Esteem 3. Anorexia 12. Elevated WBC 4. Hemoptysis 5. Productive Cough 6. Night Sweats 7. Pallor 8. Chest Pain 9. Dyspnea Death Treatment 1. Anti-TB Drugs 2. Surgery Mode of Entry: Respiratory Tract Lungs (Alveoli) Cure

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