Explain how emphysema can lead to heart failure.

Week 8 Team A Worksheet Mr. C.Y., age 71, has had significant emphysema for 6 years. He has reduced his cigarette smoking since mild congestive heart failure was diagnosed (right-sided heart failure; refer to Chapter 12). He has been admitted to the hospital with a suspected closed pneumothorax and respiratory failure. 1. Describe the pathophysiologic … Read More

Based upon the findings on the GXT summary sheet, what was the primary symptom that caused the termination of the GXT?

Clinical Exercise Prescription Case Study A male came into a clinic for a clinical physiological assessment with the following medical history, laboratory assessment measurement values, and signs/symptoms. With this information, please answer the following questions as they pertain to exercise prescription. Along with this assignment, please download two documents: one containing the patient’s GXT form … Read More