Disease pathophysiology

Choose a disease or diagnosis from the following list:

a) Type I Diabetes. b) Type II Diabetes. c) Hypovolemic Shock. d) Cardiogenic Shock

e) Septic Shock. f) Surgical site infection. g) Stage 3 pressure injury. h) Lupus

i) Rheumatoid arthritis. j) Anaphylaxis. k) HIV/AIDS. l) Cancer (any type) 

Required elements:

a) Provide a description, in your own words, of the pathophysiology of the disease

b) Risk factors contributing to the development of the disease

c) Signs and symptoms – with description of why these would be found (a total of 6; be 

sure to include subjective and objective data)

d) Diagnostics – 2 ways the disease may be diagnosed, including a brief description of the significance of the findings

e) Nursing diagnoses – at least 3 relevant nursing diagnoses, properly phrased

f) Treatment – at least 2 medical treatments, including some discussion of how this 

treatment works 

g) Nursing interventions – at least 4 nursing interventions, including some discussion of the goals and outcomes of these interventions

h) References – refer to at least 3 current,