pt eval a9-a11

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  1. convex curvature of the spine (lean fwd)= dec vt
    kyphosis
  2. lateral curvature of spine (lean side to side)
    scoliosis
  3. air trapping in the lungs (copd)
    barrel chest
  4. both side of chest moves the same
    symmetrical
  5. 5 underlying patho that can contribute to a pt displaying asymmetrical movement
    • chronic lung disease
    • atelectasis
    • pneymothorax
    • flail chest movement
    • intubated pt
  6. normal resp rate, depth, rythm
    eupnea
  7. gradually increasing then decreasing rate and depth in a cycle lasting from 30-180 sec with periods of apnea lasting up to 60 seconds
    cheyne stokes
  8. increased rest rate, inc depth, irregular rythm breathing sounds labored
    kussmauls
  9. what are the normal muscles of ventilation
    • diaphragm
    • external intercostals
    • exh is normally passive
  10. wasting away of muscles is also referred to as
    atrophy
  11. signs of resp distress in infants
    • retractions
    • nasal flaring
  12. fever, cough prudcing a small amt of sputum is an indication of an
    infection
  13. normal range for a HR
    60-100
  14. what would indicate a tachycardia
    • hypoxemia
    • anxiety
    • stress
  15. what would indicate a bradycardia
    • heart failure
    • shock
    • code/emergyncy
  16. what does paradoxical pulse/pulsus paradoxus indicate
    severe air trapping
  17. tracheal deviation pulled to abnormal side TOWARD pathology
    • atelectasis
    • pulm fibrosis
  18. tracheal deviation pulled to abnormal side AWAY
    pathology
    • pl. effusion
    • pneumothorax
  19. vibrations that are felt by the hand on chest wall
    tactile fremitus
  20. what is meant by tenderness
    chest tubes, bruses, fractured bones, burns
  21. bubbles of air under the skin that can palpated indicates emphysema
    crepitus

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