Flashcards in EMT222 Deck (84)
Decreased LoC usually produced by anesthetics or analgesics is ___?
State of lethargy and unresponsiveness is ___?
State of profound unconsciousness is __?
Uncoordinated movement is?
Loss of speech is?
Abnormal speaking voice is?
Poorly articulated speech is?
Impaired mental judgment with dependence on others is?
Weakness or lack of strength?
Strong and healthy is?
Full of energy is?
Oral temp for what age?
Axillary temp commonly used for?
Children less than 6
Temp reading that is most accurate?
What is unequal pupils called?
What does PERRL stand for?
Pupils are Equal, Round, React to Light
Term that relates to elasticity of skin?
Involuntary jerking movements of the eyes are called?
Deviation of the eyes to opposite sides is called?
Bloody nasal discharge called?
Enlarged gums indicates what?
***Pregnancy, leukemia, puberty, some medications
Subcutaneous emphysema presents as what?
Bubbling or crackling sensations under soft tissues of neck
S&S of pigeon chest?
Prominent sternal protrusion
Tendency of the patient to defecate on cars
Percussion of chest: resonance, hyperresonance, and dullness/flatness mean what?
Resonance: healthy lungs
Hyperresonance: overinflation of the lungs (can indicate disease, pneumo, or asthma)
Flatness/dullness: presence of fluid or congestion
Vesicular breath sounds also called? Result from what?
Harsh or diminished
Result from vigorous exercise
Bronchovesicular breath sounds also called?
Louder and harsher than vesicular
Bronchial breath sounds heard where? Sound like what?
Heard only over the trachea
Are highest in pitch
Crackles: how they sound, when heard, and what they indicate
Occur during end of inspiration
Can indicate PE and pneumonia
Wheezes: how they sound, when heard, and what they indicate
High-pitched, musical noises
Occur louder during expiration
Can indicate asthma, CHF