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Flashcards in Respiratory Systems Deck (21):
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Tachypnea

fast and shallow RR over 24

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bradypnea

slow RR below 10

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hypernpea

deep and fast

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hyponpea

shallow and slow

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dysnpea

difficulty breathing

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hypercapnea

increased CO2 in blood

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hypoxemia

decreased O2 in blood

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thoracic cage

look for symmetry and expansion

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barrel chest

anterior/posterior is 1/2 of chest depth

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musculoskeletal issues that cause issues with respiratory

scoliosis, kyphosis, contractures, etc

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normal voice sounds

muffled/soft

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abnormal voice sounds

more distinct

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bronchophony

not muffled

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egophony

muffled and hear an ahhhhh sound

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whispered pectoriloquy

clear and loud/ abnormal

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Pulse ox of someone with COPD

88-91%

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crackles

discontinuous, hi pitched popping, not cleared with cough

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wheeze

continuous high pitched sounds or low pitched, heard during expiration (maybe cleared somewhat w/ cough)

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stridor

hi-pitched inspiratory crowing

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rhonchi

low pitched crowing

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regular lung sounds

vesicular sounds