What are five components of an assessment exam for dypsnea?
1. history: new or ongoing problem, what makes better or worse
2. Resp: breath sounds, Pulse Ox, RR and depth, use of accessory muscles, pain with respiratory movement
3. CV: HR, BP, chest pain, JVD, pulses
4. functional status: ability to sleep, dress, talk, eat, etc
5. Diagnostic tests = chest X-ray, pulse ox