HCA 240 Health and Diseases

Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum
 Read each of the following three scenarios:
o Amy, a 4-year-old Caucasian female, has been complaining of beingtired all the time. She is pale and a picky eater. Her mother is asingle mom with a small budget to feed a large family. Amy onlyeats pasta, breads, and hot dogs, and drinks only artificial fruitpunch.
o Marcus is a 5-year-old African-American male who has just movedto New York City, and is visiting his new pediatrician for akindergarten physical. His mom tells the nurse that she carries the―trait‖ and wants Marcus screened for it.
o Richard has noted over the past several weeks that he is havingmore bruises, or ecchymosis, all over his body. After coughing thismorning, he noticed tiny red marks all around his eyes.

 Write a 700- to 1,000-word paper in APA format that gives detailsabout each of the three conditions.
 Include a description of the cause of the disorder, how it can bediagnosed, what can be done to treat it, and how to prevent it inthe future.

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