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ABG's, bronchoscopy, auscultation, chest X-ray's, sputum culture, PFT's
What are some common diagnostic tests for respiratory disorders?
sinus pressure, headache, tiredness, night cough, runny nose, nasal congestion, sore throat
What are symptoms of a sinus infection?
pursed lip breathing, leaning over a chair to use accessory muscles to blow out trapped air
Individuals with COPD can exhibit what physical behavioral symptoms that you can see?
pneumococcal & tuberculous bacterial
Pneumonia is an inflammation of the bronchioles and alveoli due to infection by?
symptomatically with rest, analgesics, increase fluids, high calorie diet, oxygen therapy
Treatment for viral pneumonia is ?
transportation of lymph, filters bacterial and non-bacterial products, prevents wastes from entering the circulatory system
What are the functions of the lymph vessels?
red streak at the bacterial entry site leading to lymph node, fever, chills, malaise, cellulitis
Symptoms of Lymphangitis are
lymph nodes, tonsils, spleen, and lymph fluid
Lymphoma refers to several types of neoplasms that affect these lymphoid tissues?
reddened lips, tongue, and mucous membranes, rash, edema of the hands and feet, fever, dry skin
Symptoms of Kawasaki disease include?
elevating affected area when at rest, avoiding heat, avoiding tight clothing, keeping the extremity clean to avoid infection
Preventative measures for lymphedema are?
endoscopy, EGD, GI series, occult blood, ova & parasites
Diagnostic tests for the digestive system include?
the upper GI tract (swallowing barium) and the lower GI tract (barium enema)
Barium is used to visualize what in a GI series?
peristalsis (peristaltic contraction)
What moves food from the pharynx down the esophagus and into the stomach?
The opening at the end of the stomach where it meets the small intestine is called?
frequent brushing and flossing, plaque removal, and adequate diet
Prevention of periodontal disease includes?
scarlet fever, rheumatic fever, and glomerulonephritis
Bacterial infection from strep throat can spread to the bloodstream and cause?
dietary changes, avoid caffeine, antacids, elevate the head of the bed
Treatment of reflux consists of ?
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