PULMONARY CONDITIONS

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  1. ASTHMA
    PATHOLOGY
    • ACUTE BRONCHOSPASM
    • INCREASED MUCUS PRODUCTION
  2. ASTHMA
    PHYSICAL FINDINGS
    • POSSIBLY ALLERGIC INFECTIVE OR STRESS INDUCED
    • INCREASED HEART RATE/RESPERATION RATE
    • USE OF ACCESORY MUSCLES
    • WHEEZING
  3. ASTHMA
    FIELD MANAGEMENT
    • HIGH FLOW O2
    • CONSIDER EPI AUTO INJECT
    • SMALL VOLUME NEBULIZER
  4. PNEUMONIA
    PATHOLOGY
    • INFLAMTION OF THE LUNGS DO TO PUS
    • MAY BE BACTERIAL, VIRAL OR FUNGAL
    • RESULT OF ASPERATION OR CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
  5. PNEUMONIA
    PHYSICAL FINDINGS
    • FEVER
    • CHILLS
    • RUSTY BROWN SPUTUM
    • CHEST PAIN
    • DEHYDRATION
    • SMOKING AND ALCHOHOL
    • COLD
  6. PNEUMONIA
    FIELD MANAGEMENT
    • PATIENT POSITION OF COMFORT
    • HIGH FLOW O2
    • MASK ON CREW OR PATIENT TO REDUCE EXPOSURE
  7. CHRONIC BRONCHITIS
    PATHOLOGY
    • TYPE OF COPD
    • CHRONIC INFLAMATION OF LARGE AIRWAYS
  8. CHRONIC BRONCHITIS
    PHYSICAL FINDINGS
    • TYPE OF COPD
    • PERSISTANT COUGH W/ INCREASED MUCUS
    • OVERWEIGHT
    • CYANOTIC
    • WHEEZING
  9. CHRONIC BRONCHITIS
    FIELD MANAGEMENT
    • PATIENT POSITION OF COMFORT
    • HIGH FLOW O2
  10. EMPHYSEMA
    PATHOLOGY
    • DESTRUCTION OF AVEOLAR WALLS
    • DECREASED ELASTICITY OF THE LUNGS
    • HYPERINFLATION
  11. EMPHYSEMA
    PHYSICAL FINDINGS
    • PINK PUFFER
    • EXERTIONAL DYSPNEA
    • MINIMAL COUGH WITH SPUTUM
    • INCREASED HEART RATE
    • USE OF ACCESORY MUSCLES
    • WHEEZING
  12. EMPHYSEMA
    FIELD MANAGEMENT
    • PATIENT POSITION OF COMFORT
    • HIGH FLOW O2
  13. EPIGLOTTITIS
    PATHOLOGY
    • BACTERIAL INFECTION
    • CAUSES SWELLING OF EPIGLOTTIS
  14. EPIGLOTTITIS
    PHYSICAL FINDINGS
    • USUALLY 3-7 YEARS OF AGE
    • HIGH FEVER
    • PAIN SWALLOWING
    • ANXIETY
    • RESTLESSNESS
  15. EPIGLOTTITIS
    FIELD MANAGEMENT
    • POSITION OF COMFORT
    • WARM HUMIDIFIED O2
    • BE READY TO ASSIST W/ O2 RESPERATIONS
  16. CROUP
    PATHOLOGY
    • GROUG OF VIRAL INFECTIONS
    • CAUSES SWELLING OF THE LARYNX
  17. CROUP
    PHYSICAL FINDINGS
    • SEAL BARKING COUGH
    • USUALY ACCURES AT NIGHT
    • GREATER USE OF INTERCOSTAL MUSCLES
    • ANXIETY DUE TO HYPOXIA AND TACHYCARDIA
  18. CROUP
    FIELD MANAGEMENT
    • PATIENT POSITION OF COMFORT
    • WARM HUMIDIFIED O2
  19. PNEUMOTHORAX
    PATHOLOGY
    • COLLECTION OF AIR IN THE CHEST CAVITY TO THE OUTSIDE OF THE LUNGS
    • CAUSED BY PUNCTURES TO THE CHEST WALL OR LUNGS
  20. PNEUMOTHORAX
    PHYSICAL FINDINGS
    • DYSPNEA
    • OPEN CHEST WOUND
    • MAY MAKE SUCTIONING SOUND
  21. PNEUMOTHORAX
    FIELD MANAGEMENT
    • COVER THE WOUND W/ OCCLUSIVE DRESSING
    • CHEST DECOMPRESSION
    • HIGH FLOW O2 W/ POSOTIVE PRESSURE
  22. SPONTANEOUS PNEUMOTHORAX
    PATHOLOGY
    • CLOSED PNEUMOTHORAX
    • NOT DIRECTLY ASSOCIATED W/ TRAUMA
    • AIR ENTERS THORACIC CAVITY THROUGH HOLE IN LUNG
    • LUNG PARTIALY OR COMPLETLY COLAPSES
    • CAN BE CAUSED BY COUGHING
  23. SPONTANEOUS PNUEMOTHORAX
    PHYSICAL FINDINGS
    • DYSPNEA
    • HYPERRESONANT THORACIC CAVITY
  24. SPONTANEOUS PNUEMOTHORAX
    FIELD MANAGEMENT
    HIGH FLOW O2 W/ POSITIVE PRESSURE
  25. HEMOTHORAX
    PATHOLOGY
    • BLOOD AND BODY FLUIDS BETWEEN LUNGS AND CHEST CAVITY
    • CAUSED BY PENETRATION OR BLUNT TRAUMA
  26. HEMOTHORAX
    PHYSICAL FINDINGS
    • DYSPNEA
    • HYPOVOLEMIC
    • REDUCED BREATH SOUNDS
    • HYPORESONANT THORACIC CAVITY
  27. HEMOTHORAX
    FIELD MANAGEMENT
    • HIGH FLOW O2
    • TREAT FOR SHOCK
    • RAPID TRANSPORT
  28. TENSION PNUEMOTHORAX
    PATHOLOGY
    ACCUMULATION OF AIR PRESSUREIN THE CHEST W/ NO AVENUE OF ESCAPE
  29. TENSION PNEUMOTHORAX
    PHYSICAL FINDINGS
    PROGRESSIVE DYSPNEA AS PRESSURE IN THE CHEST INCREASES
  30. TENSION PNUEMOTHORAX
    FIELD MANAGEMENT
    • OPEN OCCLUSIVE DRESSING
    • CHEST DECOMPRESSION
    • HIGH FLOW O2 W/ POSITIVE PRESSURE
  31. PULMONARY EMBOLISM
    PATHOLOGY
    • A LARGE VEIN THROMBOSIS
    • THROMBOSIS DISLODGES
    • SETTELS IN PULMONARY BED
  32. PULMONARY EMBOLISM
    PHYSICAL FINDINGS
    • HISTORY OF VASCULAR PROBLEMS
    • COAGULATION DISORDER
    • TRAUMA
    • POST-OP
    • SUDDEN CHEST PAIN
    • CAUGHING BLOOD
    • DYSPNEA
    • TACHYCARDIA
  33. PULMONARY EMBOLISM
    FIELD MANAGEMENT
    • PATIENT POSITION OF COMFORT
    • HIGH FLOW O2
  34. PULMONARY EDEMA
    PATHOLOGY
    • PULMONARY VESSELS ENGORGED W/ BLOOD
    • ALVEOLI CONTAIN EXCESS FLUID AND FOAM
    • MAY BE CAUSED BY CHF
  35. PULMONARY EDEMA
    PHYSICAL FINDINGS
    • HYPERTENSION
    • TACHYCARDIA
    • TACHYPNEA
    • FLUID IN LUNGS
    • PINK FROTHY SPUTUM
  36. PULMONARY EDEMA
    FIELD MANAGEMENT
    • HIGH FLOW O2
    • POSITION OF COMFORT
    • CALL MEDICAL CONTROL FOR POSSIBLE NITRO

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