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Will need 4 full pages, double spaced all throughout the page for the case study, APA Style, Times New Roman, font 12, Title Page and a Reference page.
Make sure all of the topics in the case study have been answered
Cite at least 3 References; journal articles, textbooks, or evidenced-based websites to support the content.
All sources must be within five years (2012-2017).
Case Study 3: Disorders of Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
Amanda is an 18-year-old with anorexia nervosa. She was recently admitted to an eating disorders clinic with a BMI of 13.9, and although she was a voluntary patient, she was reluctant about the treatment. She was convinced she was overweight because her clothes felt tight on her. She complained that even her hands and feet “were fat.” One of her nurses explained that a protein in her blood was low. The nurse further explained that, as difficult as it may be to believe, eating a normal healthy diet would make the “fat hands and feet” go away.
What protein do you suspect the nurse was referring to? How would a deficiency in this protein contribute to edema?
What is the difference between the physiology of pitting and nonpitting edema?
Because of her weakened condition, Amanda was moved around the ward in a wheelchair when she was not on bed rest. How does this affect her edematous tissues?