What are the risks of Dylan and Cara passing on cystic fibrosis if they have children?

Words: 420
Pages: 2
Subject: Nursing

Topic: Obstructive Versus Restrictive Airway Disease or Cystic Fibrosis

Address one of the two topics below. Indicate which topic you chose in the Subject Line of your initial post.

Both questions should be answered by several class members. In order to make sure each question is addressed, check which ones have already been answered before making your selection.
In your replies to classmates, be sure to read and post a response to at least one person who chose a different topic than you did. This helps you expand your learning beyond your own posts.

Obstructive Versus Restrictive Airway Disease

Choose one obstructive respiratory disease and one restrictive respiratory disease and discuss the following:

What are the similarities and differences in the pathophysiology of these two diseases?

What signs and symptoms will the nurse assess for in each disease?

Are the signs and symptoms the same or different between the two diseases?

What are the effects of age related to the diseases?

Locate at least one evidence-based resource containing information on this disease. Provide a brief summary of something you learned from the resource.

Cystic Fibrosis

This Discussion topic is based on a case study. As in all case studies, review the facts of the case and consider the various steps of the nursing process in order to address the critical thinking questions.

Dylan and Cara are 4-year-old fraternal twins. Cara has cystic fibrosis, Dylan does not. Their mother is a nurse; she understands the disease process and works closely with the health care team to ensure they lead lives as normal as possible, while using effective strategies to keep Cara healthy.

Since they are twins, why does Cara have cystic fibrosis and Dylan does not?

What are the risks of Dylan and Cara passing on cystic fibrosis if they have children?

What are some strategies their mother might use in the following situations?

Dylan gets a cold or the flu

Planning meals they will both like:

Ensuring Cara and Dylan have optimal opportunities to play with other children. Can they go to daycare or play dates?

Ensuring Dylan does not feel left out because of the additional time and attention Cara must receive due to her health issues
Locate at least one evidence-based resource containing information on this disease. Provide a brief summary of something you learned from the resource.

grading rubric:
Follow these and be sure to include correctAPA intext citations.

● Displays college-level writing in Standard English free of spelling, grammar, or punctuation errors.

● Includes APA in-text citations and references with no errors.

● Initial post word count met requirement of at least 250 words.

● Demonstrates an understanding of concepts with supporting statements and rationales.

● Post includes original thoughts, opinions, and ideas for all

● Post includes in-text citations and corresponding reference with support from required textbook.