) Write a 2-3-page paper (excluding title and reference pages). 4) Include the following sections about the selected disease process (detailed criteria listed below and in the Grading Rubric). a. Introduction of disease - 10 points/10% • One paragraph (approximately 200 words) • Includes disease description • Includes epidemiology of disease b. Etiology and risk factors - 20 points/20% • Common causes of the disease or condition • Risk factors for the disease or condition • Impact of age • Prevalence based on gender, • Influence of environment • Genetic basis of disease • Lifestyle influences • All information supported by current literature c. Pathophysiological processes - 20 points/20% • Describes changes occurring at the cellular, tissue, and/or organ level that contribute to the disease process. • Describes adaptation of the cells and body in response to thedisease. • Relates disease processes to manifested signs and symptoms. d. Clinical manifestations and complications - 20 points/20% • Describes the physical signs and symptoms that are important inconsidering the presence of the disease. • Identifies signs that contribute to diagnosis of the condition • Identifies symptoms that contribute to diagnosis of the condition. • Identifies complications of the disease. • Discusses the implications to the patient when complications are leftuntreated. e. Diagnostics - 10 points/10% • Includes list of common laboratory and diagnostic tests used todetermine the presence of the disease. NR283_Pathopysiological_Processes_Paper_Guideline • Discusses the significance of test findings in relation to the diseaseprocess. f. Interview - 10 points/10% • Once the student has become familiar with the disorder, it is their responsibility to locate an individual living with the disease process to interview (interviewee). It is recommended that you find an individual first, then complete research and writing on the topic prior to performing the interview. ▪ The interviewee must be at least 18 years old and able to answer questions by themselves ▪ The interviewee must currently have the chronic disease/disorder. If an interviewee has been diagnosed with a disease/disorder but has NO manifestations or complications related to the disorder they DO NOT qualify for the assignment. ▪ Acute infections/diseases DO NOT qualify (pneumonia, urinary tract infection, flu, colds). ▪ The interviewee cannot be a patient from the clinical setting or a patient from your work environment (hospitals, doctor’s office, LTC facility, home health, etc.) ▪ The interviewee may be a relative, friend, colleague, or stranger. ▪ Please use the individual’s own words in relation to their experience with the disease/disorder.