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Thumb Sign (Lateral Neck X-Ray) Radiological Description ACUTE EPIGLOTTITIS Emergency
Lethargic, Sleepy, Somnolent Associated with CO2 Overdose
Rhythm: 2nd Degree Block Treatment: Make ready an electronic pacemaker (do not turn on)
Rhythm: V-Tach Treatment: Defibrillation IF NO PULSE
Drooping Eyelids, Double Vision, Dysphagia Associated with Myasthenia Gravis
Rhonchi (course Rales) Associated with Mucus in Large Airways TX suctioning, cough coaching and anything to mobilize secretions
Accessory Muscle Hypertrophy Associated with COPD
Wedge-Shaped Infiltrates Radiological Description PULMONARY EMBOLUS
Batwing OR Butterfly Pattern Radiological Description PULMONARY EDEMA
Marked OR Severe Associated with an EMERGENT CONDITION
Diaphoresis Associated with HEART FAILURE
SPAG Unit (small particle aerosol generator) Used to Deliver Ribavirin for RSV (respiratory synsinctual virus)
Air Bronchogram Chest X-Ray Radiological Description Pneumonia (an air filled bronchus against an opacified alvioli; leads to reabsorption atelectasis)
Radiolucent Radiological description NORMAL LUNGS
Minimum VITAL CAPACITY (to sustain life) Minimum VC to sustain life 10mL/kg
Increased A-P Diameter Seen in COPD (chronic air-trapping)
Venous Distension Associated with CHF
PTT (Partial Thromblastin Time) used to monitor... Laboratory test to check the adequacy of Heparin Therapy which is treatment for pt with acute Pulmonary Embolism
Retraction Associated with INFANT RESPIRATORY DISTRESS
PT (Prothrobin Time) Laboratory test to check the adequacy of WARFARIN (COUMADIN) THERAPY (Oral anticoagulants used primarily for recurrent thrombo-emboli; prevention) HEPARIN THERAPY (Acute pulmonary embolism)
"H" cylinder Tank Factor 3.14
Pink Frothy Sputum Associated with PULMONARY EDEMA
Ashen OR Pallor Associated with ANEMIA OR ACUTE BLOOD LOSS
Pronounced 'Q' Waves Associated with PREVIOUS MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION (With tissue death)
Decreased Volumes SVC, FVC RESTRICTIVE PULMONARY DISORDER
Minimum Spontaneous TIDAL VOLUME (to sustain life) Minimum VT to sustain life 5mL/kg
Rhythm: 3rd Degree Block TX: Turn on electronic Pacemaker
Mucoid Sputum Seen in CHRONIC BRONCHITIS
Night Sweats Seen in TUBERCULOSIS
Double Lumen Endotracheal Tube Used for INDEPENDENT LUNG VENTILATION (after lung surgery, transplant, or with lung cancer)
Hypernatremia Associated with Dehydration Definition: an abnormally high concentration of SODIUM in blood
Opaque Chest X-Ray Radiological Description FLUID-FILLED LUNGS
3-Layer Sputum Associated with BRONCHIECTASIS
Pitting Edema Associated with CHF
Medium Rales SECRETIONS IN MID-SIZE AIRWAYS Any therapy to mobilize secretions (IPPB, SMI, PEP, CPT)
Consolidation Chest X-Ray Radiological Description HEAVY COLLECTION OF INFILTRATES
Hyperlucency Radiological Description EXCESS PULMONARY AIR (COPD, Asthma, Pneumothorax)
Elevated Eosinophil Count Associated with ASTHMA
Sleep Study Results No Chest Movement without Nasal Flow Associated with CENTRAL SLEEP APNEA
AutoPEEP TX: INCREASE FLOW RATE (INCREASE FLOW, DECREASE IT, INCREASE ET) OR DECREASE RATE (DECREASE R, DECREASES IT, INCREASES ET)
Rhythm: Sinus Tach with PVCs Rate: 100/min TX: Oxygen or Lidocaine
Sinus Bradycardia Rate: 50/min TX: Atropine
Cold, Clammy skin Associated with MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
Pulses Paradoxus Severe Air-Trapping (as seen in Status Asthmaticus)
Tachycardia Seen in HYPOXEMIA
Sudden Onset of Tachypnea Associated with PNEUMOTHORAX
Digital Clubbing Associated with COPD
Spiked 'T' Waves HYPERKALEMIA (A higher than normal levels of potassium in blood. Associated with Acute or Chronic Kidney failure)
Sudden Onset of Shortness of Breath Seen in PULMONARY EMBOLUS
General Malaise Seen in ELECTROLYTE IMBALANCE
Flat to Percussion ATELECTASIS
Pleural Friction Rub Seen in TUBERCULOSIS, LUNG CANCER, PULMONARY INFARCTION
Dull to Percussion FLUID-FILLED Pneumonia or Pleural Effusion
Paradoxical Chest Movement FLAIL CHEST Ribs Broken in Multiple Places
Angry, Irritable, Combative Seen in ELECTROLYTE IMBALANCE
Unilateral Wheezing LUNG MASS OR FOREIGN BODY IN LUNG
Orthopnea Associated with CHF (CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE)
Sleep Study Results Chest Movement without Nasal Flow Associated with OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA
Concave Superior Interface Border Chest X-Ray Radiological Description PLEURAL EFFUSION
Fluffy Infiltrates Radiological Description PULMONARY EDEMA
Steeple Sign Lateral Neck X-Ray Radiological Description CROUP (LARYNGOTRACHEOBRONCHITIS)
Diffuse Chest X-Ray Radiological Description SCATTERED THROUGHOUT ATELECTASIS OR PNEUMONIA
'E' Cylinder Tank Factor 0.28
Bronchogram Test used to diagnose BRONCHIECTASIS
Apneustic Breathing Associated with BRAIN TRAUMA OR TUMOR
Inverted "T" Waves Associated with MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA
Vascular Markings Radiological Description INCREASED with CHF ABSENT with PNEUMONIA
Plate-like Infiltrates Radiological Description ATELECTASIS
Tree in Winter Pattern Chest X-Ray Radiological Description BRONCHIECTASIS
Stuporous Confused Associated with DRUG OVERDOSE
Fine Rales Associated with CHF & PULMONARY EDEMA
5 Obstructive Diseases CBABE C-CYSTIC FIBROSIS; B-BRONCHIECTASIS; A-ASTHMA; B-CHRONIC BRONCHITIS; E-EMPHYSEMA
Basilar Infiltrates with Meniscus Chest X-Ray Radiological Description PLEURAL EFFUSION
Flattened "T" Waves Seen in HYPOKALEMIA
Created by: pigletsmiles