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SARS Pathophysio

SARS Pathophysio

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Published by: Louise Bravo on May 04, 2011
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PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF SARSPredisposingFactor:Age: 71 y/oGender: MaleExposure: toinfected personPrecipitatingFactor:Immunocompromised (DM)TRANSMISSION:DROPLET (containingSARS-CoV)Respiratory Tract
SARS-CoV attachesto Epithelial Cells
Lungs
VIREMIA
Sensory Receptorsdetect foreignsubstancesBloodstreamTriggers ActionPotentialsVagus nerve
Along theTowards the.
Circulatory SystemMedulla Oblongata
Affecting the
Cough Reflex(
INEFFECTIVEAIRWAYCLEARANCE)
Triggers.
Thrombosis of thePulmonary Arteriesdue to advanced age.
Increase pressure inthe alveoli
Reduces the totalamount of hemoglobin.Inadequate bloodflowthrough thepulmonary capillaries.
XX
XY
Disrupts NormalThermal
 
Regulation
 
Increase heatproduction andconservationHYPOTHALAMUS
Passes theResulting toResulting to
FEVER
IncreasedTemperature
Affecting the

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