Here is the case study to use for the paper *** original, 2 pages length.
Mark Rain is a 4 year old who was diagnosed at birth with cystic
fibrosis, as part of his Newborn Screening test. The diagnosis was
confirmed by a positive sweat chloride test. He also had meconium
ileus after birth.
His mother had chosen to stay home, rather than work outside the
home, in order to care for Mark. His care at home included the
Vigorous chest physiotherapy, including percussion, vibration and
postural drainage 3 x day
Pancreatic enzyme supplements with all meals and snacks
High calorie, high protein diet with supplements of A, D, E, and K fat
Mr. and Mrs. Rain found a local support group for families of children
with CF, and attended monthly meetings. Mark did well with treatment,
but had to be hospitalized on one occasion for pneumonia. He attended
a specialized outpatient clinic for CF.