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klyn skylls CV KTK

History taking and physical exam of the CV system-Katie Kaye

Tall and skinny people have a heart that is more Medial and vertical
Sounds of the heart are caused by Valves closing
Do valves opening make sound? No
Sounds of S1 are made by AV valves closing
Sounds of S2 are made by Semilunar valves closing
Cardiac output increases in Pregnant women what %% 30-40%
Why ask about safety of relationship in SHORES for CV? Stress is a huge risk factor and relationships are stressful!!
Family history of MI starts at what age? before 45 in males and 55 in females
Orthopnea Shortness of breath while laying down
Cardiac Risk factors Gender, Family history, Age, Uncontrolled hyperlipidemia, SMOKING, haveing poorly controlled Diabetes Mellitus
First thing to do when inspecting Make sure the patient is stable
Apical impulse is located 5th intercostal space in midclavicular line
What to palpate in CV exam Precordium, PMI (heaves and thrills) and pulses
Sympathetic levels for the heart T1-T5
If your patient can point with one finger to the pain, it is most likely Musculoskeletal in origin
Pressure to use when using bell light pressure
5 sites for cardiac auscultation Aortic, Pulmonic, Erb's point, Tricuspid, Mitral
S4 is always pathological and represents a failing left ventricle
An S3 sound is caused by An increase in blood volume
Grade 1 Murmur Very faint, requires "tuning in"
Grade 2 Murmur Quiet but same as S1 and S2
Grade 3 Murmur Reasonably Loud
Grade 4 Murmur Reasonable loud and palpable thrill
Grade 5 Murmur Loud and thrill and may be hear when stethoscope partly off chest
Grade 6 Murmur Very loud and thrill. May not even require a stethoscope to hear
Pathologic Murmur Murmur due to valvular abnormalities and causes clinical symptoms
Innocent Murmur Non-pathologic and associated with normal heart sounds
Benign Murmur Due to valvular abnormalities but does not cause clinical symptoms
Janeway Lesions and Osler Nodes Associated with Bacterial Endocarditis
Aortic Regurgitation An insufficiency of the aortic valve. Presents with shortness of breath and chest pain. Patient will have a water hammer pulse.Diastolic murmor
Mitral stenosis An abnormal narrowing of the mitral valve. History of Rhematic fever/strep. Enhanced by laying patient in left lateral decubitus. Diastolic murmur
Claudication Pain induced by exercise
Bruits suggest Atherosclerotic narrowing
Sound in bruits is equal to a pathology. t/f? False
6 P's of arterial occlusion Pallor, Pulselessness, Poikilothermia, Pain, Paresthesia, Paralysis
Created by: mcasto