Students are to select a topic from your readings addressing a specific disease (see list below) and pharmacological treatment used to manage the disease process. Write a 300- 500 words discussion that describes the pathophysiology of the disease in detail, listing at least two (2) nursing diagnoses and current treatment for the disease for your initial posting.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
A minimum of two references are required for the initial post. One reference must be from a peer reviewed nursing journal 5 years or less in age. The second reference must be from one of the two current course textbooks. Additional references from scholarly nursing journals, textbooks, or scholarly website may be used as needed. A minimum of one reference is required for each of the responses. The references must be from a scholarly nursing journal, textbook or website.
Reference is to be cited in APA style.
Please use this book
Huether, S., & McCance, K. (2012) Understanding Pathophysiology (6th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier