Nursing Student Class Projects (Formerly MSN)

Date of Award

8-1-2019

Document Type

Project

Course Number

NURS 6810

Course Name

Advanced Pathophysiology

Professor’s Name

Dr. Chovan

Keywords

Helicobacter pylori, H. pylori, gastritis, ulcer, gastric adenocarcinoma, pathophysiology

Subject Categories

Family Practice Nursing | Gastroenterology | Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing | Pathology

Abstract

Abstract

This poster provides current research evidence on Helicobacter Pylori pathophysiology, treatment guidelines, and the potential etiology of associated disorders. The purpose is to provide a detailed overview of the functional changes within the intestinal cells caused by the microorganism. Furthermore, explaining of the mechanism and clinical manifestations of symptoms. The research focuses on risk factors, transmission, diagnostic evaluation, and the implications for nursing care. The best-available evidence offers concrete data examining the detrimental effects of the immune and inflammatory response stimulated by H. pylori. A description of the functional structures of H. pylori and its’ ability to survive. The research provides evidence of the value of eradication of this pathogen. There is considerable evidence to encourage providers to increase surveillance of H. pylori. Finally, offering information to providers to expand their knowledge on the influence H. pylori has on the human body.

Keywords: Helicobacter pylori, H. pylori, pathophysiology, gastritis, ulcer, gastric adenocarcinoma

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