Routine annual physician examination

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A low-income, 67-year-old Asian American gentleman who has been a light smoker of a quarter pack of cigarettes per day for 30 years presents to your local community health clinic for his routine annual physician examination.

Prompt: In your short paper, address the following:

What are the possible cellular changes that have occurred within the patient’s body related to his history of smoking? For example, how can the cellular changes affect the cardiovascular system?·

What are the pathophysiology issues that must be addressed due to changes at the cellular level?·

If this individual quit smoking today, what physiologic process would occur at the cellular level?·

How do ethnicity, culture, and socioeconomic status influence the development of cardiovascular disease?·

How do ethnicity, culture, and socioeconomic status increase the risk of this gentleman developing chronic disease?·

Guidelines for Submission: Your short paper should be submitted as a Word document with 12-point Times New Roman font, double spacing, and one-inch margins. The paper should be a minimum of 2 pages in length. Support your paper with relevant peer-reviewed sources, cited according to APA style.

Rubric

Critical Elements Proficient (100%) Needs Improvement (75%) Not Evident (0%) Value

Cellular Changes Explains the possible cellular changes that have occurred within the patient’s body related to his history of smoking

Explains the possible cellular changes that have occurred within the patient’s body related to his history of smoking, but explanation lacks detail or clarity

Does not explain the possible cellular changes that have occurred within the patient’s body related to his history of smoking

18

Pathophysiology Issues

Explains the pathophysiology issues that must be addressed due to changes at the cellular level

Explains the pathophysiology issues that must be addressed due to changes at the cellular level, but explanation lacks detail or clarity

Does not explain the pathophysiology issues that must be addressed due to changes at the cellular level

18

Physiologic Process Discusses the physiologic process that would occur at the cellular level if the patient quit smoking today

Discusses the physiologic process that would occur at the cellular level if the patient quit smoking today, but discussion lacks detail or clarity

Does not discuss the physiologic process that would occur at the cellular level if the patient quit smoking today

18

Critical Elements Proficient (100%) Needs Improvement (75%) Not Evident (0%) Value

Ethnicity, Culture, and Socioeconomic

Status

Explains the role of ethnicity, culture, and socioeconomic status as each relates to chronic disease

Explains the role of ethnicity, culture, and socioeconomic status as each relates to chronic disease, but explanation lacks detail or clarity

Does not explain the role of ethnicity, culture, and socioeconomic status as each relates to chronic disease

18

Risk Explains how ethnicity, culture, and socioeconomic status increase the risk of this gentleman developing chronic disease

Explains how ethnicity, culture, and socioeconomic status increase the risk of this gentleman developing chronic disease, but explanation lacks detail or clarity

Does not explain how ethnicity, culture, and socioeconomic status increase the risk of this gentleman developing chronic disease

18

Articulation of Response

Paper is free of errors of organization and grammar

Paper contains errors of organization and grammar, but they are limited enough so that the paper can be understood

Paper contains errors of organization and grammar, making the paper difficult to understand

10

Total 100%

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