Rapid Assessment (Lungs)

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xiongav
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Rapid Assessment (Lungs)
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2014-09-09 16:49:21
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Rapid Assess
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  1. You will only auscultate how many anterior lateral, & posterior positions?
    • Anterior: 4
    • lateral: 2
    • Posterior: 6
  2. What are the 4 types of abnormal sounds? Describe.

    Are they during inspiration or expiration (illustrate).
    Wheezes: (in&ex) high-pitched.

    Crackles: (in only) bubbling, crackling

    Ronchi: (ex only) low-pitched rumbling

    Friction rub: (in&ex) rubbing, grading
  3. Health assessment (p. 586-590)
    What ?s should you ask?
    • Trauma?
    • Lung surgery?
    • Chest pain?
    • Persistent cough?
    • Allergies?
    • Smoker - how long & how many packs/day?

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