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4 cardinal symptoms of patient with pulmonary dz

Chest pain
dyspnea
cough
audible respiratory sounds

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the Sacred 7:

Location
Quality
Quantity
setting
duration
frequency
aggravating/alleviating factors

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cardiac pain is often described as:

crushing, constricting, squeezing, pressure

4

what is 6 dermatome pain?

cardiac pain

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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.

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characteristics of pleural chest pain

sharp
assoc. w/ inspiration
shallow breating
assoc. w/ sudden coughing

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What might sudden onset of sharp chest pain indicate?

Fx
PTX
Costochondritis
Herpes zoster

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Characteristics of assoc GI chest pain

Burning quality
assoc. w/ meals
Relieved by antacids
Ulcers, gastritis, GERD

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Clear/mucoid: thin sputum indicates

inhaled non-infected irritant

10

purulent sputum indicates?

infection-pneumoia, bacterial bronchitis

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Putrid foul smelling sputum indicates?

lung abscess, bronchiectasis

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what is the mc cause of hemoptysis in the USA?

acute bronchitis