10. Respiratory
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Physical assessment:
Abnormal findings:
Cough Shortness of breath Chest pain with breathing Respiratory infections Smoking history Environmental exposure Self-care (x-rays, immunizations)
Chest-wall symmetry and movement Respiratory rate Respiratory pattern Skin, tongue, mouth, fingers, and nail beds Crepitus, tenderness, alignment, bulging and retractions Skin temperature, turgor and moisture Scars, lumps, lesions or ulcerations Tactile fremitus Breath sounds (resonant, hyper- resonance, dullness, flatness and tympany)
Chest-wall – barrel chest, pigeon chest, funnel chest, thoracic kyphoscoliosis Respiratory patterns – tachypnea, bradypnea, apnea, hyperpnea, Kussmaul’s respirations, Cheyne-Stokes respirations, Biot’s respirations Breath sounds – crackles, wheezes, rhonchi, stridor, pleural friction rub
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10. Respiratory
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Cough Shortness of breath Chest pain with breathing Respiratory infections Smoking history Environmental exposure Self-care (x-rays, immunizations)
Physical assessment:
Abnormal findings:
Chest-wall symmetry and movement Respiratory rate Respiratory pattern Skin, tongue, mouth, fingers, and nail beds Crepitus, tenderness, alignment, bulging and retractions Skin temperature, turgor and moisture Scars, lumps, lesions or ulcerations Tactile fremitus Breath sounds (resonant, hyper-resonance, dullness, flatness and tympany)
Chest-wall – barrel chest, pigeon chest, funnel chest, thoracic kyphoscoliosis Respiratory patterns – tachypnea, bradypnea, apnea, hyperpnea, Kussmaul’s respirations, Cheyne-Stokes respirations, Biot’s respirations Breath sounds – crackles, wheezes, rhonchi, stridor, pleural friction rub
10. Respiratory
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Obtain health history:
Cough Shortness of breath Chest pain with breathing Respiratory infections Smoking history Environmental exposure Self-care (x-rays, immunizations)
Physical assessment:
Abnormal findings:
Chest-wall symmetry and movement Respiratory rate Respiratory pattern Skin, tongue, mouth, fingers, and nail beds Crepitus, tenderness, alignment, bulging and retractions Skin temperature, turgor and moisture Scars, lumps, lesions or ulcerations Tactile fremitus Breath sounds (resonant, hyper-resonance, dullness, flatness and tympany)
Chest-wall – barrel chest, pigeon chest, funnel chest, thoracic kyphoscoliosis Respiratory patterns – tachypnea, bradypnea, apnea, hyperpnea, Kussmaul’s respirations, Cheyne- Stokes respirations, Biot’s respirations Breath sounds – crackles, wheezes, rhonchi, stridor, pleural friction rub
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