Flashcards in Clinical Signs Deck (11):
What is a CO2 flap?
Irregular hand flapping when wrist is hyperextended
What are Po causes of clubbing?
What is Horners syndrome and what are its symptoms?
- Small pupil
- Unilateral anhidrosis
What chest wall deformities might we inspect?
How does the trachea move in the following:
1. Lung collapse
2. Lung consolidation
3. Tension pneumothorax
1. Towards collapse
2. Towards consolidation
3. Away from tension
4. Away from effusion
What causes lung crepitations?
'Popping open' of closed alveoli due to
- Chest drain
- Po fibrosis (late inspiration and fine)
What does hyper-resonance suggest?
What does impaired resonance suggest?
What percussion sound does pleural effusion cause?
Stony and dull
What adjective describes normal breath sounds?