Rapid Assessment (Lungs)
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You will only auscultate how many anterior lateral, & posterior positions?
- Anterior: 4
- lateral: 2
- Posterior: 6
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
Health assessment (p. 586-590)
What ?s should you ask?
- Lung surgery?
- Chest pain?
- Persistent cough?
- Smoker - how long & how many packs/day?
What would you like to do?
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