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Malignant

Ca (cancer)

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Bening

Ca (cancer) free

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Metastances

The spread of cancer to other parts of the body

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7 majors warning signs

1)unusual bleeding 2)sores that don't heal 3)change in bowl/bladder
4)lump 5)nagging cough 6)change in mole a-not even b-edges c-colour d-bigger 7) Dysphagia

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What is necrosis

Black dead tissue

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What is cyanosis?

Bluish colour to the skin usually caused by lack of oxygen in the blood.

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What are the 4 Sings of pressure?

Stage 1- the skin is still intact- the redness over body prominence colour doesn't return to normal when pressure is relieved.

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Stage 2 of pressure is when Partial thickness skin loss

Skin has cracked and blistered and starts peeling

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Stage 3 Full thickness skin loss

An area open and is draining

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Stage 4 Full thickness skin loss

Visible you can see bone and the muscle and tendons

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Stage X

Appears black and unsure how much damage is done to it

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What are glycometers ?

Home monitoring device, instant feedback, picket sized, test anytime

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The use of glycometer ?

Need the machine, lancets needle for pricking, test stripes, pen,
Alcohol wipes

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What is atherosclerosis?

Angina pectoris - chest pain , low o2 to the heart, reversible acute phase, pain with low position change

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Accountability

Willing ness to take responsibility for own actions, inactions admission, intentions and decisions

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Autonomy

The right to choose
Make your own decisions

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Muscular dystrophy what are the signs & symptom ?

Respiratory difficulty, poor balance, inability to walk

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Asthma what are the signs or symptoms ?

Wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness and coughing

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Congestive heart failure what are the signs and symptoms?

Fatigue or weakness, rapid or irregular heart beat, swelling in legs,ankles and the feet,

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Parkinson's disease what are the signs and symptoms ?

Bradykinesia, loss of balance, loss of automatic movements

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Respiratory disorder what are the signs and symptoms?

Cyanosis