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Normal Sequence for Head to Toe Assessment

1.Inspection 2.Palpation 3.Percussion 4.Ausculation

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What do you do first?

General Survey: *Physical appearance *Body Structure *Mobility *Behavior

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LOC?

Level of Consciousness: Awake, Alert, Oriented( Person, place, time)

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If Disoriented what order do they lose their orientation?

1.Time 2.Place 3.Person

5

HEENT?

Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, Throat

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balding?

Alopecia

7

Female presents with facial hair

Hirsutism

8

Half the face is strained, one eye is closed, half the mouth is smiling

Bell's Palsy

9

Pink Eye

Conjuctivitis

10

Conjunctiva turns yellow (jaundice)

Scleral icterus

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Child abuse

Non accidental trauma

12

One eye dilated. What is it called and must you ask?

Anisocoria. How long have you had this?

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Drooping of the upper eyelid

Ptosis

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Where is one place to push on the ear to asses pain?

The Targus

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When the trachea is not midline?

Caused by pneumothorax- collapsed lung pushes trachea laterally. This is an emergency!!

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How does COPD affect the thorax?

Barrel chest

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Thorax looks sunken in

Pectus excavatum

18

pigeon-chested, front of boat

Pectus carinatum

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hunch back

kyphosis

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Twisted back

Scoliosis

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what sound? 

sibilant wheeze high pitch

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what sound?

sonorous wheeze (Rhonchi) lower pitch 

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what sound? 

mild stridor- obstruction of larynx

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what sound? 

severe stridor- obstruction of larynx

25

what sound? 

crackles/ Rales

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what sound? 

fine crackles

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what sound?

coarse crackles

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what sound? 

pleural rub- inflammation in pleura

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Where is tricuspid? 

Right atrioventricular valve (remember God placed his trade mark (TM) on the heart. M is Mitral)

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Abdominal Sequence? 

Inspection

Auscultation

Palpation

Percussion

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digital clubbing worry about? 

heart or respiratory problem 

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splinter hemorrages? Worry about? 

Endocarditis

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ankle pulse is? 

posterior tibial pulse

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Foot pulse is called? 

Dorsalis Pedis Pulse