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1

At what vertebral level is the jugular notch?

T2

2

At what vertebral level is the sternal angle?

T4/5

3

At what vertebral level is the xiphysternal joint?

T8

4

At what vertebral level is the xiphoid process?

T10

5

At what vertebral level is the carina?

T4/5

6

What what rib level do the anterior lung borders meet at the midline?

2nd rib

7

The anterior border of the left lung leaves the midline in line with which rib?

4th rib

8

What rib correlates with the anterior border of the right lung leaving the midline?

6th rib

9

The inferior borders of both lungs cross the midclavicular line at what rib?

6th rib

10

At what rib level to both inferior lung borders cross the midaxillary line?

8th rib

11

What lung border correlates with the 10th rib?

Posterior aspect of both lungs

12

What vertebra is in line with the inferior border of the scapula?

T9

13

What is the surface anatomy pathway of the oblique fissure? (PA)

T3 to 6th costochondral junction

14

What is the surface anatomy pathway of the horizontal fissure? (PA)

From the oblique fissure at midaxillary line to the 4th costochondral junction

15

Outline the surface anatomy of the right heart border

2nd IC space to 5th IC space (1cm to the right of the sternal edge)

16

Outline the surface anatomy of the left heart border

2nd IC space (1cm to the left of the sternal edge) to 5th IC space mid-clavicular line

17

Outline the surface anatomy of the inferior heart border

From 5th costal cartilage (1cm from sternum) to the point of apex beat (5th IC space midclavicular line)

18

Where is the tricuspid valve auscultated?

4th IC space right sternal edge

19

Where is the mitral valve auscultated?

Apex beat of the heart (5th IC space midclavicular line)

20

Where is the pulmonary valve auscultated?

2nd IC space left sternal edge

21

Where is the aortic valve auscultated?

2nd IC space right sternal edge

22

What two bony landmarks make the transthoracic plane?

T4 and sternal angle

23

At what vertebral level does the trachea extend from?

C6

24

What ribs does the scapula overlie?

Ribs 2-7