Flashcards in Pulmonary Infections & Abdo Surg Exam Deck (23)
Upper airways colonized by what usually?
gram -ve anaerobes
4 common features of pulmonary infection
3 lung defenses:
mucociliary elevator, IgA
pleurisy signs and symptoms?
sharp stabbing localised pain
radiates through chest
pain with cough and inspiration
other tests for someone with someone with SaO2 90% and pneumonia?
3 classic opportunistic lung infections?
If examining patient and they're in pain, what to do before examination?
Resus, analgesia, then examine
position of abdominal exam?
first thing you should notice in an abdo examine?
steps to examine someone with RUQ pain?
start in LLQ, then go around and do the RUQ last
looking at obs charts should look at what 2 things?
what causes proptosis?
more likely Grave's due to increased fat pad
what to look for around mouth for abdo patient?
look for what on chest inspection for abdo?
2 ways to confirm severity of abdo pain?
light percussion to detect what?
murphy's sign is?
curl fingers under right costal margins, ask to inspire
palpating left iliac fossa and you get right pain
what position to examine groins?
what is a punctum?
sebaceous cyst, has a keratin plug
how to tell is testicular lump is solid or fluid?
6 Fs of distended abdomen?