Chapter 13

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Chapter 13
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Respiratory Emergencies
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  1. Define Chronic Bronchitis
    Irritation of the major lung passageways from infectious disease or irritants such as smoke.
  2. What conditions could have wheezing associated with them?
    • Asthma
    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
    • Congestive heart failure/pulmonary edema
    • Pneumonia
    • Bronchitis
    • Anaphylaxis
  3. What are the respiratory signs and symptoms of Asthma?
    • Wheezing on inspiration/expiration
    • Bronchospasm
  4. What are the respiratory signs and symptoms of Anaphylaxis?
    Laryngeal edema with dyspnea
  5. What are the respiratory signs and symptoms of Bronchitis?
    • Chronic cough
    • Wheezing
    • Cyanosis
    • Productive cough
  6. What are the respiratory signs and symptoms of Congestive heart failure?
    • Rales
    • Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
  7. What are the respiratory signs and symptoms of Croup?
    • Barking cough
    • Fexer
    • Mostly seen in pediatric patients
  8. What are the respiratory signs and symptoms of Emphysema?
    • Barrel Chest
    • Pursed lip breathing
    • Dyspnea on exertion

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