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Cardio Assess Unit 1

SPC Cardiopulmonary Assessment Unit 1 Exam 1

Define Sensorium? Level of Consciousness Oriented x3 = Normal 1. Time 2. Place 3. Person
What is clinically significant of sensorium? Decreased Sensorium w/ 1. <Cerebral Perfusion 2. <Decreased CaO2 3. Drug O.D.
Early signs of Decreased Sensorium? 1. Restlessness 2. Confused 3. Disoriented
Late signs of Decreased Sensorium? 1. Flaccid 2. Obtunded 3. Comatose
Describe Glasgow Coma Scale? 3 part scoring system consist of Eye Opening, Verbal, & Motor Response.
Glasgow Severe Score Range? 3-8
Glasgow Moderate Score Range? 8-12
Glasgow Normal Score Range? 12-15
Identify types of info contained in the patient history? 1. R.O.S. (Review of Systems) 2. H.P.I. (History of Present Illness) 3. Past Medical History 4. Family History 5. Occupational/Environmental History
R.O.S. Review of Systems
H.P.I. History of Present Illness
Define R.O.S. A detailed questionnaire that the patient fills out or tells the examiner. Supplies a Subjective health status report because the patient reports the information
Define H.P.I. A detailed report by the patient about their present condition. Includes: 1. Chief Complaint (CC) 2. Onset 3. Frequency & Duration 4. Location 5. Severity
Define C.C. The primary reason for seeking medical attention that the patient states in their own words. “My chest feels tight” “I feel like I’m suffocating”
What's significant of Past Medical History? 1. Childhood Illnesses 2. Adult Illnesses 3. Immunizations 4. Surgeries/Injuries 5. Allergies 6. Medications 7. Habits: 7a Alcohol Consumption 7b Sleep 7c Tobacco:
What's significant of family history? 1. Hereditary Links 2. Infectious Transmission
What's significant of environmental history? ENDEMIC DISEASES: HISTOPLASMOSIS: Ohio & Mississippi River Valleys COCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS: San Joaquin Valley BLASTOMYCOSIS: SE & SC USA
Meaning of Sign? an objective finding by the examiner, such as sputum or clubbing.
Meaning of Symptom a subjective complaint by the patient, such as dyspnea or pain.
If a cough is <3 weeks its? Acute
If a cough is >3 weeks its? Chronic
Created by: Langhout1418