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RCP 100

Clinical Manifestations

QuestionAnswer
Indication of respiratory distress ↑ RR, ↑ BP, ↑ Pulse
Abnormal Airway Indicators Wheezing Bronchospasm. Treatment: Bronchodilator treatment
Abnormal Airway Indicators Inspiratory stridor Laryngeal edema. Treatment: cool mist
Abnormal Airway Indicators Rhonchi Secretions in large airways. Treatment: bronchial hygiene therapy
Abnormal Airway Indicators crackles Secretions in distal airways. Treatment: treat underlying condition e.g CHF
cough effectiveness indicators Strong cough good ability to mobilize secretions
cough effectiveness indicators poor ability to mobilize secretions. Treatment: bronchial hygiene treatment
abnormal secretions indicators amount > 30 ml/24 hrs excessive bronchial secretions. Treatment: bronchial hygiene therapy
white and translucent sputum normal sputum
yellow or opaque sputum acute airway infection
green sputum old, retained secretions and infections
frothy secretions pulmonary edema
major pathologic changes associated with chronic bronchitis chronic inflamation and swelling fo the wall of the peripheral airways. Excessive mucous production and accumulation. Partial or total mucous plugging of the airways. Smooth muscle constriction of bronchial airways (bronchospasm). Air trapping
Created by: ivania00