Category Medicine

Human Leptospirosis

Human Leptospirosis outbreak in Puerto Rico over the past 5-10 years; the infectious Disease process and its complications Introduction Human leptospirosis is a bacterial infection that is transmitted through contaminated water and open wounds. The spiral-shaped leptospira bacterium is found…

Wound Infection

Wound Infection Introduction The main risk associated with improper wound care is infection. The skin is a protective barrier to bacteria and other disease-causing organisms. Therefore, a cut or wound exposes the skin to these microorganisms, increasing the risk of…

Pathophysiologic Processes

Cardiovascular and Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiologic Processes Introduction Cardiovascular and Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiologic Processes are mainly caused by history of surgery, malignancy, hospitalization and immobility. These pathophysiologic processes can be identified from the symptoms presented by the patient. Below is a case study…