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  1. -responds only to painful stimuli
    semicomatose
  2. -sleepy, consider copd o2 overdose, sleep apnea
    lethargy/somnolance
  3. drowsy, dec cough, dec gag reflex, risk or aspiration
    obtunded
  4. define ADL
    basic task of everyday life
  5. difficulty breathing except in the upright position
    orthopnea
  6. run down feeling, nausea, weakness, fatigue, headache
    general malaise
  7. sob
    dyspnea
  8. diff swallowing, horseness
    dysphagia
  9. presense of excessive fluid in tissue known as pitting edema
    peripheral edema
  10. pathology of edema
    • arms
    • ankles
  11. edema is caused by
    • chf
    • renal failure
  12. fluid in abdomen
    ascites
  13. patho of ascites
    liver failure
  14. chronic hypoxemia
    clubbing
  15. patho of clubbing
    CF
  16. increase venous distention
    venous distention
  17. patho of venous distention
    • chf
    • obs lung disease
  18. peripheral circulation
    capillary refill
  19. profuse/heavy sweating
    diaphoresis
  20. patho of diaphoresis
    • heart failure
    • fever
    • infection
    • anxiety
    • nervousness
  21. redness of skin
    erythema
  22. blue or blue-gray
    cyanosis
  23. yellow, increase in bilirubin in blood and tissue
    jaundice

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