Case Studies Each student will be assigned two of the case stud
Case Studies Each student will be assigned two of the case studies below. Your post should be approximately 250 words in length and contain substantive information that contributes to an understanding of the disorder under discussion. You may post graphics from online sources, but please do NOT simply cut and paste entire entries from the internet. You are expected to provide references for all the information cited. Discussion Questions 1. Relate history to the diagnosis. What risk factors are present, and how does each predispose to disease? 2. Explain the cause of the disease in this patient. 3. How could this disease have been prevented in this patient? 4. Discuss the complications that might develop in this patient. 5. Discuss the treatments available to the patient. 6. What is the probable prognosis for this patient? Case Study#6: Johnny, a six-year-old child, is brought to the emergency room by his parents. They report that about two weeks ago he had a severe sore throat and has never fully recovered. He complains of abdominal discomfort, and he is always tired. They have noticed that he has gained noticeable weight in the last few days, his abdomen and genitalia are swollen, and his urine is brownish. Blood pressure is 180/105, and blood tests show strep antibodies, hypoalbuminemia, and uremia. Urine tests reveal moderate proteinuria, hematuria and red cell casts. He is diagnosed with acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis.