Identify a person you know who has an immune system disorder or cancer. Review content in your text for potential types of disorders.
Interview the affected person and write a 3-5 page pager identifying your findings including:
Identify the pathophysiology of the immune system disorder
Discuss the treatment for the immune system disorder
Summarize the findings of the interview.
- Use at least one scholarly sources to support your findings or identify therapies that may be new or different from what the affected person may be using. Examples of scholarly sources include academic journals, textbooks, reference texts, and CINAHL nursing guides. Cite your sources in-text and on a References page using APA format. Have questions about APA? Visit the online APA guide: https://guides.rasmussen.edu/apa
Questions you may want to use to guide your interview:
1.Which immune system disorder do you have?
2.How long have you had this disorder?
3.How has this disorder changed your life (home and work)?
4.Are you able to carry out daily activities independently?
5.What therapies are you using to manage this disorder?
6.What, if any, side effects does the treatment have?
7.What therapies are you using to manage this disorder?
8.What, if any, side effects doe the treatment have?
9.Has this disorder changed your body?
10.Does this disorder have any emotional effects on you?
11.Have alternative therapies, such as Eastern medicine (acupuncture, herbal treatment, yoga) been tried or recommended?
Levels of Achievement
Did not include discussion on the pathophysiology of one immune system disorder.
Failure to provide pathophysiology will result in zero points for this criteria.
Identify the pathophysiology of the one immune system disorder.
Identified the pathophysiology of one immune system disorder and included one example of how the disorder impacts the patient.
Identified the pathophysiology of one immune disorder and included multiple examples on how the disorder impacts the patient
Did not present treatment for immune system disorder.
Failure to provide treatment will result in zero points for this criteria.
Provided treatment options for immune system disorder.
Provided treatment options with expected outcomes for the immune system disorder.
Provided detailed treatment options with expected outcomes for the immune system disorder.
Did not include interview discussion to show the client pathophysiology of the immune system disorder.
Failure to provide interview information will result in zero points for this criteria.
The interview discussion presents the pathophysiology of the immune system disorder.
The interview discussion presents the pathophysiology of the immune system disorder and provides and one example.
The interview discussion shows the relationship between the clients with the pathophysiology of the immune system disorder and provides more than one detailed example.
APA/Spelling and Grammar
Six or more APA, spelling or grammar errors. Detracts from the readability of the submission.
No more than five APA, spelling or grammar errors, minimally detracts from the readability of the submission.
No more than three APA, spelling or grammar errors. Does not detract from the readability of the submission.
No APA, spelling or grammar errors.
Explanation & Answer
Running Head: IMMUNE SYSTEM DISORDER
Immune System Disorder
IMMUNE SYSTEM DISORDER
Immune System Disorder
The metabolic activities in our bodies maintain all our cells and organs to ensure
optimum functionality. However, there're instances that the same human body can be affected
by autoimmune disorders, including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Rheumatoid arthritis,
Vasculitis, Diabetes mellitus, lupus, among others. Cancer, the second leading killer disease,
also positively relates to these disorders. The disorders can either cause low body metabolism
or activity or destroy its tissues. I interviewed a neighbor (undisclosed identity), who is
suffering from Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML): the most common type of leukemia
affecting adults, though it affects both children and grown-ups (Athari & IntechOpen, 2018).
According to the doctors, she's been having the terminal illness for two years; it's
rapidly progressing throughout her body, affecting her blood and bone marrow. Therefore,
the white blood cells (WBCs) are not as useful because of their different levels of immaturity,
and there's a decrease in the ranks of production of the red blood cells and platelets.
Moreover, there's an issue with the permeability of other body organs. The amount of
medical attention that she needs has limited her resources as well as her family's. As a civil
servant in the US energy federal executive depart...