Cystic Fibrosis

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  • Created on: 19-05-16 13:03
What is the cause of Cystic Fibrosis?
Genetic/pair of recessive genes or Hereditary
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What are likely impacts on the physical development?
Hard to breathe, Persistant Coughing, Hard to disgest food, Poor weight gain, Freguent infections due to issues with lungs, Reduced life span
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What are the likely impacts on the family?/Emotional
Emotional: huge challenges ahead and lots of information to absorb – may feel
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What are the likely impacts on the family?/Social
Social: They may feel that their social life will be affected if Anne requires extra
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What are the likely impacts on the family?/Intellectual
Intellectual: Bob and Carol would need to learn percussion. They would also
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What are the likely impacts on the family?/Physical
Physical: Carrying out percussion can be time-consuming/physically
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What are the likely impacts on the family?/Financial
Financial: They may need advice on the financial support available
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Support available for the family
GP, CF nurse, Health visitor, Dietician, Physiotherapy, School, Counselling, Social Worker
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What societal barriers may they face?
Ignorance, the lack of knowledge about CF which assu,es that for example they cannot participate in physical activity/Prejudice which could lead to bullying
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What societal barriers may they face? 2
Discrimination based on the fact they may have special treatement at school or because she is under developed/Social Exclusion due to time in hospital and or off school/Low Expectiations of abilities from teachers or other students
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What Practitioners are available to Cystic Fibrosis patients and how would they support them?
Physiotherapist, carries out percussion on the back/chest to dislodge mucus, teach parents and others to carry out percussion, give advice regarding excercis/inhalation therapy/posture, awareness and techniques for the patient to treat themselves
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What Practitioners are available to Cystic Fibrosis patients and how would they support them?2
GP, would oversee general health and provide advice, perscribe antibiotics for lung infections etc., medication regarding their digestion, referrals to other patients
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What Practitioners are available to Cystic Fibrosis patients and how would they support them?3
Dietitican, provide provision of dietary advice with a specific example of a diet high in protein/vitamins/calories, perscribe pancreatic enzymes, recommend salt supplements for child especially in hot weather or if going on hoilday
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What is the impact on school life? (Physical)
Hard to breathe/lack in energy/weakened immune system/could make participation in PE a challenge/hard to digest food due to clogged mucus/special diet required
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What is the impact on school life? (Intellectual)
Absent from school due to infections could affect progress/CF does not result in a learning difficulty/struggle to catch up/may need extra support
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What is the impact on school life? (Social)
Unable to join in activities, feel left out/hospital appt. infections lead to non attendence/could affect friendships/difficult to maintain or make friends
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What is the impact on school life? (Emotional)
Feel self conscious about special treatement received/coughing badly, need to attend medical room often/difference due to stunt in growth and later periods/scared, depressed, for future/stressed or anixous if behind in school work
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