Flashcards in Exam 2 Deck (15):
Difference in systolic and diastolic pressure
120/80 BP=Pulse pressure of 40
Lung collapse symptoms
Fine crackles occasionally
What triggers inhalation in normal people?
What triggers inhalation in COPD pts?
Increased distance between ribs, >2 fingerbreadths
Emphysema, Increased residual lung volume
Why give elderly client w/ ineffective airway clearance a lot of water?
Increased fluid volume helps eliminate residue
In pregnancy, the uterus elevates the diaphragm how much?
Flatness heard over the base of the lungs indicates what?
Decreased alveolar surface occurs with what?
The fetus increases oxygen demands, which are met by what?
Increased tidal volume
In older adults, costal cartilages become calcified. This decreases vital capacity which increases what?
Occupational lung dzs
Sign of pneumothorax
RBC count indicates what?