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IC inspiratory cpaacity=IRV+TV
VC Vital capacity= ERV+IC
FRC FUnctional residual capacity= ERV+RV
Normal values for FEV1/FVC 70% healthy
Forced expiratory flow rate FEF25%-75% slope of a line drawn between points 25% and 75% of exhaled volume of FVC exhalation
normal HR (infant and adult) 120 bpm and 60-100bpm
BP (infant and addult) 75/50mmhg and <120/80mmhg
Respiratory rate (infant and adult) 40/min and 12-20/min
PaO2 (infant and adult) 75-80mmhg and 80-100mmhg
PaCO2 infant and adult 34-54mmhg and 35-45mmhg
Nomral pH 7.35-7.45; slightly lower for infants
Tidal volume infans and adults 20ml and 500 ml
Crackles (rales, crepitations)and what pathologies crackling usually heard on inspiration; atelectasis, fibrosis, pulmonary edema
Wheezes and what pathology "musically pitched sound" heard on expiration caused by airway ostruction. COPD, asthma, foreign body,
Egophsny "Nasal" or "bleating" transmission of sound. E sounds like A
Bronchophony intense clear sound during ausculation
Whisper pectoriloquy whisper sounds heard clearly
Normal WBC count 4000-11000
Normal Hematocrit 35-48%
Hemoglobin 12-16g/dl
Respiratory alkalosis increased pH; decreased paCO2; HCO3- is normal; caused by hypervent; dizziness, syncopy, numbness, early tetany
Respiratory acidosis decreased pH; increased PaCO2; HCO3 WNL; hypoventilation; anxiety, restlessness, dyspnea, headache. Confusion coma
Metabolic alkalosis increased pH; normal PaCO2; HCO3 increased; casued by bicarb ingestion, vomiting, diuretic, steroid, adrenal disease; weakness, mental dullness, early tetany
Metabolic acidosis decreased pH; PaCO2 wnl; HCO3 decreased; diabetic, lactic, uremic acidosis, prolonged diarrhea; hyperventilation, nausea, lethargy, and coma
Graded exercise test termination: max shortness of breath PaO2 fall>20mmhg PaO2<55mmhg PaCO2 rise >10mmhg or PaCO2 >65mmhg Cardiac ischemia/arrhythmias sx of fatigue/total increase in DBP 20mmhg;SBP> than 250mmhg leg pain insuff cariac output reaching a vent max
Normal Cardiac output 4.5-5 L/min up to 25 L/min with exercise
Upper espiratory tract nasal cavity, pharynx, and larynx
Lower respiratory tract begins from larynx into aveoli
Cor pulmonale hypertrophy of the right vent caused by increased resistance in the pulmonary circulation
cholesterol norms total <200 LDL <100 HDL 40-60
Triglyceride normal <150
korotkoff sounds phase 1- appearance of clear tapping sounds (SBP) Phase 2- softer and longer phase 3- crisper and louder phase 4- sounds disappear (DBP)
s1 Lub- closure of mitral and tricuspid valves at onset of ventricular systole
s2 closure of aoritic and pulmonic valves at onset of ventricular diastole.
s3 vibrations of the distended ventricle walls due to passive flow of blood from the atria during rapid filling phase. Normal in healthy children, abnormal in adults (associated with heart failure. "ventricular gallop"
s4 pathological. Vibration of ventricular wall with ventricular filling and atrial contraction. Associated with hypertension, stenosis, MI, called atrial gallop
Created by: DrchowDPT



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