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Quiz 4: 1/7?2019

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cachectic
(constitutional) very thin or emaciated
angioedema
(HEENT head) swelling of the face
scleral icterus
(HEENT eyes) yellowing of the eyes
conjunctival injection
(HEENT eyes) red eyes
TM erythema
(HEENT ears) redness of the ear drum
pharyngeal erythema
(HEENT throat) redness of the throat
carotid bruit
(neck) noise with auscultation of carotid during systole
thyromegaly
(neck) enlarged thyroid
tachycardia
(cardiovascular) heart rate greater than 100
irregularly irregular
(cardiovascular) abnormal heart rhythm heard in a-fib
tachypnea
(respiratory) rapid breathing
rales
(pulmonary) crackling
rebound tenderness
(abdominal) pain upon removal of pressure
McBurney's point tenderness
(abdomen) tenderness over a point in the RLQ that is 1/3 the distance from hip to umbilicus- a sign of appendicitiis
melena
(rectal) black stool on glove
edema
(musculoskeletal/ extremities) swelling of the lower extremities, measured on a scale of trace to 4+
paraspinal tenderness
(back) tenderness over midline/ medial back
CVA tenderness
(abdominal) tenderness to percussion over a specific point in the flank where the kidneys lie
cyanosis
(skin) BWE color skin
urticaria
(skin) hives/ wheals
orientated x4
(neurological) person, place, time, location
somnolent
(neurological) consciousness
5/5 strength in bilateral upper extremities
(neurological) normal motor strength in the upper extremitites
2+ patellar reflexes
(musculoskeletal extremities) knee reflexes intact and normal
nystagmus
(neurological) shifting of the pupils back and forth horizontally- a sign of benign positional vertigo