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Diagnosis And Treatment Essay

336 words - 2 pages

HCA 240

Checkpoint: Diagnosis and Treatment

“I’ve been experiencing lower abdominal pain”

“This pain have caused me diarrhea, vomiting, nausea and constipation”

“I’ve been coming very dehydrated when these episodes occur”

“Due to my inability to eat I have lost some pounds over recent weeks”

Barbara Holakovsky.

From her symptoms explained it seems to me that Barbara is suffering from Regional Enteritis which is also referred as Crohn’s disease. Crohn’s disease is an ...view middle of the document...

It’s helpful for finding any problems in parts of the small intestine that can't be easily viewed by other techniques. CT scans for usage of computer-aided X-ray techniques to produce more detailed images of the abdomen and pelvis than can be seen in traditional X-rays, colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy to allow for to directly viewing the large intestine, which is the lower part of the digestive tract , and a video capsule endoscopy in which Barbara will swallow a small capsule or pill that holds a miniature video camera. As it travels through her small intestine, it sends images of the lining to a receiver in which she will wear a belt around her waist. The images are downloaded and reviewed at a computer. The images can provide detailed information about early, mild problems associated with Crohn's disease.

When Crohn’s disease is diagnosed after the tests are completed being that there is no cure for Crohns disease, I have various ways to treat it such as prescribing medications, giving nutritional supplements, performing surgery, or a combination of all depending on the severity of Barbara’s disease.

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