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Paramedic_Review2

Respiratory Signs, Reflexes, Signs,Formulas

QuestionAnswer
Increasing blood pressure, bradycardia, erratic respirations. Cushings Triad. Response to increased ICP.
3 Signs or cardiac tamponade: JVD, Muffled heart tones, and hypotension. Becks Triad.
Referred pain to the shoulder caused by injuries to organs that result in bleeding that irritates the diaphragm Kehr's Sign
Classic chest pain gesture of patients demonstrating a clenched fist over their chest when asked to describe what they are feeling. Levine Sign
Bluish discoloration visible on the surface of the abdomen when a large amount of blood is present in the peritoneum Cullens Sign
Bluish bruiselike appearance around the flanks Grey-Turners Sign
Exam finding in which flexion of the neck causes flexion of the hips and knees Brudzinkis Sign
Inability to fully extend the knees with hips flexed Kernings Sign
Condition caused by partial cutting of one side of spinal cord resulting in sensory and motor loss to that side of the body. Brown-Sequard Syndrome
Cycle pattern of respirations, Increased respiratory rate & depth, apnea, slow shallow breaths that incresae in both rate & depth until apnea occurs. Cheyne-Stokes.CHF,OD,Drunks,Deep Sleepers.
Irregular pattern of increased respiratory rate and depth with periods of apnea. Biots (Ataxic). Severe Brain Injury, Brainstem Hernia, ICP
Respiratoins that are fast and deep without periods of apnea. Kussmauls Respirations. Seen in DKA
Prolonged, gasping inspiration followed by short, ineffective epiration. Aneustic Breathing. Lesions in the respiratory center of the brain.
Very deep, rapid respiratory rates of 40-60. Central Neurogenic Hyperventilation. Midbrain lesions or dysfunction.
Definition of Abnormal Breath Sounds. Adventitious.
High pitched musical sound that is caused by high velocity air flow through a very narrowed or constricted airway Wheezes
Loud high pitched sound heard on inspiration. Stridor.
Created by: SullenFF