pt eval a12-15

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  1. normal air filling
    resonant
  2. heard over sternum, muscles or areas of atelectasis
    flat
  3. fluid-filled organs, such as heart or liver
    dull
  4. air filled stomach
    tympanic
  5. pneumothorax or emphysema is present
    hyperresonant
  6. normal bs
    vesicular
  7. abnormal bs
    adventitious
  8. when a pt is instructed to say, E and sounds like A
    egophony
  9. coarse=
    secretions
  10. medium rales=
    mid airways secretions = cpt
  11. fine rales/crackles=
    moist rales, alveoli, fluid= ippb, heart drugs, diuretic, o2
  12. wheeze=
    bronchospasms= bronchodilator, albuterol
  13. stridor=
    supraglottic swelling=recemic epi
  14. pl friction rub=
    crunching sound, inflammation rub=steroid, antibiotics
  15. s1 and s2=
    normal heart sounds
  16. s3 and s4=
    abnormal, recommend a echocardiogram
  17. the right hemidiaphragm is higher than the left due to
    liver
  18. midline, bilateral radiolucency w/ charp costophrenics angles
    trachea
  19. clavicles should be
    leveled
  20. 3 causes for loss of airway patency
    • foreign body obs
    • tracheal spasms
    • air leak
  21. flattened diaphragm=
    copd
  22. obliteration of the costophrenic angles=
    pl effusion
  23. lateral decubitus= laying on the
    effected side

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pt eval a12-15
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2011-04-21 22:57:39
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