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1

What is the significance of absent breath sounds?

Pleural Effusion and Pneumothorax

2

Absence of nail bed angle or Schamroth space, indicates what?

Clubbing

3

What significance is asking about "Age"?

DJD= Older Patients
Middle Age= Disc Issues
Young Adults= Sprain/Strain

4

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)

5

What conditions may obesity contribute to?

DJD, Diabetes and Hypertension

6

Potential Diagnosis for Taller Patients?

Marfan's, Klinefelter's and/or Giantism

7

What is the significance of "Ethical Background"?

Africans= Sickle Cell Anemia
Ashkenazi Jews= Tay Sachs disease

8

Classification of "Onset"

Acute: 6 months

9

What is the mechanism of injury for a rear end collision?

Whiplash

10

What is the mechanism of injury for a facet problem?

Rotation and Extension

11

What movements make a disc lesion worse?

Flexion

12

During a facet problem what movements make the condition worse?

Lateral bending and Extension

13

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

14

If there is no decrease in pain from NSAID's (previous care), this could tell you ______________? (2)

Potential of some bone tumors
Psychological

15

What does the "Quality" of pain tell you? (2)

Burning Pain= Radiculopathy
Deep Dull Ache= Muscular or Bone Pathology

16

"Radiation" of pain is significant for what? (3)

Dermatomes=Radiculopathy
Loin to Groin= Kidney Stones
Chest to Left Arm= Myocardial Infarction

17

What is possible if patient states has "Pain worse at night"? (2)

Bone Cancer
Osteomyelitis

18

What is a possible side effect of both Lipitor and Diuretics?

Lipitor= Muscle Aches
Diuretics= Muscle Cramps

19

What is a possible condition linked to immunizations?

Guillian-Barre Syndrome

20

What are common "Occupational" hazards? (3)

Sex Workers= HIV/Aids
Asbestosis= Mesothelioma
Miners= Silicosis

21

What regions of the body can be effected by "Tobacco Use"?

Lung, Bladder, Esophagus

22

What are three common conditions to effect "Sleep"?

Bone Cancer
Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
Diabetes

23

What conditions are indicated by the following concerns:
Unexplained Weight Loss:_________
Fever:_________
Fatigue:________

Unexplained Weight Loss: Cancer
Fever: Osteomyelitsis
Fatigue: Depression

24

If a patient has a recurrent infection, they may have______?

Multiple Myeloma (MM) or HIV/AIDS

25

If a patient has bowel/ bladder control issues, potential for what condition?

Cauda Equina Syndrome

26

What does Blood in the stool indicate?
What does clay colored stool indicate?

Blood- Colon Cancer
Clay color- Pancreatic Cancer

27

When conducting a ROS of the Respiratory system, what does blood in the sputum possible indicate?

Lung Cancer or Tuberculosis

28

What three potential diagnosis can be determined by recurrent sore throats?

HIV/AIDS
Multiple Myeloma (MM)
Leukemia

29

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)

30

When performing a ROS on the integumentary system what does the following physical conditions relate to: (3)
Silvery Plaques
Butterfly Rash
Red Shin Bumps

Silvery Plaques- Psoriasis
Butterfly Rash-Systemic Lupus Erythematosis (SLE)
Red Shin Bumps- Sarcoidosis