Case Analysis: Altered Physiology
Scenario: A 42-year-old man comes to the clinic with a chief complaint of pain, redness, and swelling of his right calf. He states that he had been working in his yard using a string trimmer when the trimmer slipped and cut his leg. He cleaned the wound with water from the garden hose and covered the wound with a large Band-Aid. Several days later, he developed a fever to 100.6˚ F and chills and noticed that his leg was swollen and red. He comes to the emergency department for definitive care.
Develop a 1- to 2-page case study analysis in which you:
Develop a 1- to 2-page case study analysis, examining the patient symptoms presented in the case study. Be sure to address the following:
Explain why you think the patient presented the symptoms described.
-The response accurately and thoroughly describes the patient symptoms. The response includes accurate, clear, and detailed reasons, with explanation for the symptoms supported by evidence and/or research, as appropriate, to support the explanation.
Identify the genes that may be associated with the development of the disease.
-The response includes an accurate, complete, detailed, and specific analysis of the genes that may be associated with the development of the disease.
Explain the process of immunosuppression and the effect it has on body systems.
-The response includes an accurate, complete, detailed, and specific explanation of the process of immunosuppression and the effect it has on body systems.