Need to explain the patiopsylogy of COPD, what is COPD , what happens to the lungs, the patient, causes, how can that affect the patient, YOU WILL NEED TO BE VERY SPECIFIC WHEN EXPLAINING IT THE . Recognition of disease aetiology (cause) may be relevant here.( NO normal A&P or investigations )
Visual tool –eg image, diagram should be used here
Analyse any relevant aetiology ( nature and nurture ) which influenced the present health status; ( First research generally the pathophysiology with reference evidence ,
Do Not waste words on normal A&P, or waste words describing tests and investigations performed pre admission .Consider what is the pathology and how serious is THE condition now.
Advised to use visual tool to demonstrate comprehension of patho-physiology