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What are Biot's respirations?
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Irregular breathing with apnea every 4-5 breath cycles
Rapid, deep breathing is called _________ respirations.
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Kussmaul Respirations
An abnormal pattern of respiration characterized by alternating periods of apnea and deep, rapid breathing is called ________ respiration.
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Cheyne Stokes
T/F Cyanosis is an early sign of respiratory problems.
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False, it is a late sign
Where is cyanosis best observed in dark-skinned patients?
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Conjunctivae, lips, palms or under the tongue
Clubbing is a sign of long-standing _________.
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Hypoxemia
When inspecting the posterior chest, how should the patient be positioned?
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Leaned forward with their arms folded, this moves the scapulae away from the spine.
Cyanosis reflects _____ g of hemoglobin is not bound with oxygen.
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5-6 g
What conditions can cause clubbing? (4)
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Chronic hypoxemia (like with COPD), cystic fibrosis, lung cancer, bronchiectasis
What is abdominal paradox?
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It is an inward (rather than the normal outward) movement of the abdomen during inspiration.
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What conditions can cause the two sides of the chest to move unequally during inspiration?
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Atelectasis, pneumothorax, pleural effusion or splinting (which can be purposeful)
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, interstitial edema (early pulmonary edema), alveolar filling (pneumonia), atelectasis, or the early phase of heart failure can all cause what adventitious breath sound?
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Crackles (fine)
What are the major differences between fine crackles and coarse crackels?
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Fine: short, high pitched, heard at the end of inspiration, caused by equalization of gas pressure Coarse: long, low pitched, evident on inspiration and sometimes expiration, caused by air intermittently passing through an airway partially occluded.
_______ crackles are similar to the sound made when blowing bubbles underwater with a straw.
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Coarse
Heart failure, pulmonary edema, pneumonia with severe congestion and COPD can all cause what adventitious breath sound?
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Coarse crackles
A snoring, rattling sound that are usually caused by obstructions of the large airways with secretions. They are most prominent on expiration.
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Rhonchi
What interventions can help rhonchi?
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Having the patient cough or by using suctioning
Croup, epiglottitis, vocal cord edema after extubation, or a foreign body can all cause what adventitious breath sound?
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Stridor (high-pitched musical/crowing sound)
  
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