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Quiz 10 NA

Chapter 18 Ms. Weathers Thorax and lungs assessment
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Crepitus
Crackling sensation with palpation.
Diaphragmatic excursion
Distance that the diaphragm moves with inhalation.
Dyspnea
Shortness of breath.
Femitus
Vibrations on the chest with talking.
Hemoptysis
Sputum with blood.
Kyphosis
very bent over posture.
Orthopnea
Difficulty breathing when lying flat.
Pallor
Very pale skin color.
Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
Sudden onset of shortness of breath at night.
Purulent
Sputum cloudy with bacteria.
Rubor
Reddish skin color.
Scoliosis
Spine that curves to one side in an area.
Tenacious
Very thick sputum.