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Kawagishi Ashley

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Kawagishi Ashley

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

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