Multiple conditional logistic regression analysis showed that after personal susceptibility factors were controlled for, the following were independent risk factors for asthma: A history of pneumonia, the absence of breast feeding, and a family history of asthma were also significant risk factors.
To provide supporting evidence on the effectiveness of chiropractic care in relieving asthma and allergies and overall improvement in a pediatric patient's immune system and health.
A 7-year-old male was presented by his parents for chiropractic evaluation and possible care. The suffered from chronic colds, allergies, and asthma since the age of 5 months. The patient's illness caused him to miss approximately 1—2 days a month of school due to colds and symptoms of asthma.
His parents also indicated that his health problems resulted in monthly visits to his medical doctor. The patient was cared for using specific, low-force adjustments with the Activator Instrument to address areas of vertebral subluxation in the cervical, thoracic, and lumbosacral spine.
Within two weeks of initiating chiropractic care, the patient was able to discontinue his allergy and asthma medications as decided upon by his parents and the use of his nebulizer.
In the first 5 months after beginning chiropractic care, he has had only wellness checkups at the medical doctor. In the past school year, the patient has not missed any days of school due to illness. This case report provides supporting evidence that chiropractic care can help balance immune system functioning and relieve asthma symptoms as well as colds and allergies.
It is recommended that further research be done on this subject to support the findings of this case study.4 Case Study: Treatment Outcome and Follow-Up The patient is stable and transferred to the ICU She is monitored closely due to her age-related increased.
Case Study: COPD By Kathleen Moreo, RN, Cm, BSN, BHSA, CCM, CDMS A year-old male retired police officer who has smoked a 1/2 pack of cigarettes a day for the past 40 years is diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
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Patient presented with a worsening shortness of breath, chest tightness, and coughing, especially in the previous 2 weeks Described itchy, watery eyes, congestion, and drainage when around cats and also in the spring, summer, and fall.
Case. A year-old woman with a history of asthma and cigarette smoking presented to the ED twice within the same week. At the initial presentation, the patient stated that she had been experiencing symptoms of an upper respiratory infection over the past 4 .