Linical Decision Making CHRONIC MEDICAL CONDITIONS & PHARMACOLOGICAL CHALLENGES
* Assignment information:
Please answer the following questions & provide evidence (references) to support your answers. You need to Reference at least two sources for each question.
Briefly discuss at least three key reasons why chronic medical conditions have a significant effect on health care service provision in the pre-hospital setting.
Identify two comorbidities (e.g. diabetes & cardiovascular disease) and discuss:
1) How they interact and
2) How they affect the care provision for that person.
Discuss the systemic factors and the pulmonary factors that contribute to impaired functional capacity in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Briefly define iatrogenic disease.
consider three risk factors associated with iatrogenic disease,
the consequences of those risk factors,
and their prevention in the older person.
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