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etiology(etiologic factors)
Morbidity mortality
Congenital Disorder
Acquired Disorder
acute disease subacute disease clinical disease
preclinical stage of a disease prodromal period latent period
Insidious presentation of disease
Carrier status remission exacerbation complication
sequelae `
What are special needs of premature infant? resp. distress/apnea/bronchopulmonary dysplasia intraventricular hemorrhage necrotizing enterocolitis inf/sepsis dev delays
Health probs for infants nutrition issues irritable infant syndrome or colic failure to thrive SIDS infectionous disease
Health risks of early childhood injuries inf. dis. maltreatment
Middle Childhood resp inf. accidents dental caries bacteria/fungi inf acute/chronic prob
adolescence unintentional injuries intentional injuries: homicide, suicide sex activity: STDs substance abuse
Subgroups of Elderly Young-old Middle old old old yo: 65-74 mo: 75-84 oo: 85+
skin changes in elderly wrinkled/dry, decr elasticity, strength thickness decr 20% slow healing, vascular fragility
skeletal changes in elderly decr bone mass weakness in head of femur, radium, vertebrae joint degenerationL osteoarthritis
resp changes decr O2 consumption, elastic recoil of lung incr calcification of chest wall decr alveolar structure so decr surface are for gas exhange
nuero changes decr wt of brain, neurons in brain/cord, synaptic connections
visual hearing taste/smell v: acuity/color decr h: loss, cerumen impaction t: decr
GI changes tooth loss decr gastric acid secretion atrophic gastritis decr intrinsic factor incr diverticula of colon
renal changes in elderly decr reserve capacity, kidney mass, total renal blood flow, tubular fx * Decr creatinine is not sign of renal disease*
Created by: palmerag