physical diagnosis L1.txt

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  1. 4 diagnosis techniques
    • Inspect
    • Palpate
    • Percuss
    • Auscultate
  2. 5 techniques of heart & lungs
    • Inspection
    • palpation
    • percussion
    • auscultation
    • specials
  3. 6 techniques of extremities
    • Inspect
    • Palpate
    • Range of motion
    • vascular
    • neurologic
    • special
  4. Artery occluded for pulse at wrist?
    Radial A
  5. Artery occluded for BP cuff?
    Brachial A (medial arm)
  6. Artery occluded for pulse at neck?
    Common Carotid A
  7. What is pulse pressure?
    Difference between systolic (top) and diastolic (bottom) pressure
  8. Where should the arm be placed for a correct BP?
    At level of heart
  9. What % of arm should the bladder be on the BP cuff?
    80%
  10. What mmHg should you increase if you are having trouble finding where to start with BP?
    30mmHg above systolic pressure
  11. What should be done with an abnormal BP finding?
    • 1) have another doctor's opinion
    • 2) wait 15-30 minutes and try again

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