Flashcards in T3 - Respiratory Disorders PPT (Josh) Deck (31)
In pediatrics, the focus is on ---
In adults, the focus is on ---
In peds, the primary cause of cardiopulmonary arrest is --- ---
In adults, the primary cause of cardiopulmonary arrest is --- ---
The further down the substernal retraction pulls, ---
the less distress they're in
Which is more severe, substernal or suprasternal retractions?
- higher up, the more severe
Tachycardia may indicate ---
- they're breathing faster to get the O2 in
Cyanosis is a --- sign of cardiac arrest.
LOC is a --- sign of respiratory distress.
Why does dehydration happen during respiratory distress?
they're breathing so fast and losing water via insensible loss
Vomiting w/ respiratory problems is likely due to ---
swallowing so much plegm
The increased metabolic activity creates an increased need for --
What is the most common form of croup?
- age 1-3
- caused by viruses
-- is moderate to severe airway obstruction caused by inflammation of larynx, trachea, and large bronchi.
- most common form of croup
Croup is a general term applied to a complex of symptoms characterized by ---
a barking cough
Croup is described according to ---
anatomical area involved
--- begins w/ a simple URI for 1-2 days
- ie: slow onset
--- is a classic symptom of LTB
Other than Inspiratory Stridor, what are other manifestations of LTB?
- Mild Fever
- Increased WOB
- Resp. Fatigue
In -- --, there is no stridor
In -- --, there is continuous stridor
LTB can be usually be managed at home if --
there is no stridor at rest
With LTB, oral fluids are encouraged if RR is __
60, don't give oral fluids
Home treatments for LTB:
Oral fluids if RR
Why don't we see Epiglottitis as much any more?
Hib vaccine treats it
-- -- is severe, sudden onset of inflammation of the epiglottis.
--- is a hallmark sign of epiglottitis
An x-ray of the client with epiglottitis will reveal --
thumb's sign (enlarged, rounded epiglottis)
With a foreign body obstruction, what age gets back blows?
Back blows and chest thrusts if under age 1
Abdominal thrusts if over 1 year old
Total obstruction can cause death if object is not removed within --
-- is a lower respiratory tract disorder.
RSV is the most common form of --
- lower RTI