Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Student Scholarship

Title

Lyme Disease

Date Written

Summer 8-2-2017

Document Type

Project

Course Number

NURS 5330

Course Name

Advanced Pathophysiology

Professor’s Name

Dr. Chovan

Keywords

Lyme Disease, tick, vector, spirochete, B. burgdorferi

Subject Categories

Family Practice Nursing | Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing

Abstract

Lyme disease is caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi and is a bacterial infectious disease that is spread by zoonotic transmission in which animals act as reservoir hosts and ticks are the primary vector or carrier and are considered arthropods. This poster presents Lyme disease, its pathophysiology, and nursing considerations for treating it.

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