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Flashcards in Respiratory OSCE Deck (11):
1

Preparation

Introduction
Consent
Wash Hands
Position pt

2

General Inspection

Obvious discomfort
colour
Breathing comfort
Accessory muscle
Audible wheeze/stridor
Resp rate
Items around bed

3

Hands

clubbing
cyanosis
tar stains
co2 retention flap
Radial pulse

4

Neck

JVP
Tracheal deviation

5

Face

Anaemia in conjunctiva
Central cyanosis
Tongue/dentition

6

Chest Inspection

(anterior and posterior)
Asymmetry
Scars
Shape/deformities

7

Chest Palpation

Apex beat
trachea
chest expansion
(consider tactile fremitus)

8

Percussion:

All areas side to side

9

Auscultation

(front and back)
Breath sounds
vocal resonance
whispering petoriliquy

10

Lymph nodes

Occipital
Pre and post auricular
Submandibular
Submental
Tonsillar
Anterior and posterior cervical
Supraclavicular incl. scalenee

11

Complete exam

Peak flow
Sputum exam
Temp