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Flashcards in Diagnosing Resp Tract Infections Deck (11):
1

What is the Cause of "rusty" Sputum?

Strep Pneumo

2

What is the Cause of Foul smelling sputum?

Lung Abcess

3

What are causes of Hemoptysis?

Bronchitis, pneumonia, TB, CA, PE, trauma

4

What are the Causes of Dyspnea?

Airway Obs, Parenchyma, PE, Pleural Cause, anemia

5

What lung infectin is associated with hotel or cruise stay in last 2 weeks?

Legionella

6

What infection is associated with:
bat/bird droppings
Birds/parrots
Rabbits
Farm animals or cats

Histoplasma
Chlamidophilia psittaci
Francisella
Coxiella

7

What is the I:E ratio of different breathing patterns?

Vesicular: 3:1
Broncho-vesicular: 1:1
Bronchial: 1:3

8

What type of culture medium is used to culture Mycobacterium TB?

Lowenstein Jensen Medium

9

What is the clinical Presentation of Sinusitis?

Viral infections and allergies are common
Nasal obstruction, focal facial pressure and pain, nasal discharge, dec smell

10

WHat is the clinical presentation of Pharyngitis?

Pain, Dysphagia, URI symptoms, absence of cough, fever
Exudative tonsillitis
Rapid antigen and culture if Strep
HIV, EBV, Influenza

11

What is the clinical Presentation of Bronchitis?

Viral, pertussis, atypical bacteria
URTI, cough, fever
Ronchi
Diagnosis based on symptoms and lack of concernign findings