Flashcards in General Diagnosis- Boards Part II (Chiro Essentials and NBS Notes) Deck (71)
What is the significance of absent breath sounds?
Pleural Effusion and Pneumothorax
Absence of nail bed angle or Schamroth space, indicates what?
What significance is asking about "Age"?
DJD= Older Patients
Middle Age= Disc Issues
Young Adults= Sprain/Strain
What significance does "Gender" tell you?
Females= Osteoporosis and more common to have SLE/RA
Males= Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
What conditions may obesity contribute to?
DJD, Diabetes and Hypertension
Potential Diagnosis for Taller Patients?
Marfan's, Klinefelter's and/or Giantism
What is the significance of "Ethical Background"?
Africans= Sickle Cell Anemia
Ashkenazi Jews= Tay Sachs disease
Classification of "Onset"
Acute: 6 months
What is the mechanism of injury for a rear end collision?
What is the mechanism of injury for a facet problem?
Rotation and Extension
What movements make a disc lesion worse?
During a facet problem what movements make the condition worse?
Lateral bending and Extension
What is determined when there is a decrease with rest AND also no relief with rest?
Decrease in pain with rest= Sprain/Strain
No Decrease in pain at rest= Bone Cancer
If there is no decrease in pain from NSAID's (previous care), this could tell you ______________? (2)
Potential of some bone tumors
What does the "Quality" of pain tell you? (2)
Burning Pain= Radiculopathy
Deep Dull Ache= Muscular or Bone Pathology
"Radiation" of pain is significant for what? (3)
Loin to Groin= Kidney Stones
Chest to Left Arm= Myocardial Infarction
What is possible if patient states has "Pain worse at night"? (2)
What is a possible side effect of both Lipitor and Diuretics?
Lipitor= Muscle Aches
Diuretics= Muscle Cramps
What is a possible condition linked to immunizations?
What are common "Occupational" hazards? (3)
Sex Workers= HIV/Aids
What regions of the body can be effected by "Tobacco Use"?
Lung, Bladder, Esophagus
What are three common conditions to effect "Sleep"?
Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
What conditions are indicated by the following concerns:
Unexplained Weight Loss:_________
Unexplained Weight Loss: Cancer
If a patient has a recurrent infection, they may have______?
Multiple Myeloma (MM) or HIV/AIDS
If a patient has bowel/ bladder control issues, potential for what condition?
Cauda Equina Syndrome
What does Blood in the stool indicate?
What does clay colored stool indicate?
Blood- Colon Cancer
Clay color- Pancreatic Cancer
When conducting a ROS of the Respiratory system, what does blood in the sputum possible indicate?
Lung Cancer or Tuberculosis
What three potential diagnosis can be determined by recurrent sore throats?
Multiple Myeloma (MM)
During a ROS of the Genitourinary system what can be determined by dysuria and vaginal discharge?
Dysuria= Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaginal Discharge= Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)