Pulmonary

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Samilou
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Pulmonary
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2011-03-07 21:26:33
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Expected Findings Respiratory Exam
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Chapter 12
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  1. ______ tend to use abdominal breathing while ______ tend to be more thoracic breathers.
    • Men
    • Women
  2. The ribs should slope down ____ degrees relative to the spine
    45
  3. T or F
    When auscultating breath sounds move from the apex to the base, listening during inspiration and expiration, comparing one side to the other.
    True
  4. There are ___ sites to auscultate on the posterior thorax, ___ sites to auscultate on the lateral thorax, and ___ sites to auscultate on the anterior thorax.
    • 10
    • 7
    • 8
  5. These breath sounds are high pitched with a loud intentsity
    Bronchial
  6. These breath sounds are a moderate pitch with a medium intensity
    Bronchiovesicular
  7. These breath sounds are a low pitch with a soft intesity
    Vesicular
  8. These breath sounds are heard over the trachea
    Bronchial
  9. These breath sounds are heard at the 1st and 2nd intercostal space at the sternal border, and posteriorly at T4 medial to scapula
    Bronchiovesicular
  10. These breath sounds are heard in the peripheral lung fields
    Vesicular
  11. To palpate the posterior thoracic muscles for tenderness use what part of your hand?
    Palmar surface of your fingers
  12. To palpate posterior chest wall for expansion, place your thumbs at ___ or ___ on each side of the spinal process
    T9 or T10
  13. During this examination procedure, instruct the patient to repeat "99" or "1-2-3" as you auscultate the posterior thorax.
    Bronchophony
  14. This examination procedure is performed when there is a positive finding of the bronchophony.
    Ask the client to whisper "1-2-3" while auscultating the posterior thorax
    Whispered Pectoriloquy
  15. This test is the final test for vocal resonance. It evaluates the intensity of the spoken voice.
    Egophony

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