Flashcards in History for Pulmonary Pt. lecture Deck (12):
4 cardinal symptoms of patient with pulmonary dz
audible respiratory sounds
the Sacred 7:
cardiac pain is often described as:
crushing, constricting, squeezing, pressure
what is 6 dermatome pain?
characteristics of pericardial chest pain
elements of pleural and cardiac
steady substernal pain worsened by breathing, swallowing, hiccuping, lying recumbent
pain improved with sitting or leaning forward.
characteristics of pleural chest pain
assoc. w/ inspiration
assoc. w/ sudden coughing
What might sudden onset of sharp chest pain indicate?
Characteristics of assoc GI chest pain
assoc. w/ meals
Relieved by antacids
Ulcers, gastritis, GERD
Clear/mucoid: thin sputum indicates
inhaled non-infected irritant
purulent sputum indicates?
infection-pneumoia, bacterial bronchitis
Putrid foul smelling sputum indicates?
lung abscess, bronchiectasis