Flashcards in Chronic Cough & Hemoptysis-Johns Deck (9):
Chronic cough definition.
Cough persisting for 3 weeks or longer
3 most common causes of chronic cough
Postnasal drip (most common cause!)
Where is hemoptysis coming from if vascular in origin?
Source of most PE's?
Why would you hear a loud P2 sound with a PE?
What is the acid base status with a PE usually?
If you were to do a CT scan to look for a PE, would you use contrast?
What are advantages to using LMWH over unfractionated Heparin?
Once daily, fixed dose, no lab monitoring needed, less likely to decrease platelets