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What are the most frequent causes of absences of breath sounds?
Atelectasis which is a collapsed lung, or non aeration of the lung.
Difficulty or discomfort breathing, usually a person feels like they cannot inhale enough air. Manifestations include breathlessness or shortness of breath with either exertion or rest.
What are the signs of severe Dyspena?
Flared nostrils & retraction of the muscles (pulling in) between the ribs E.g. intercosatl muscles retract & are visible to the observer.
Why might a person develop Orthopnea?
While one is lying down pulmonary congestion can develop & the abdominal contents can push upward against the lungs in a supine position.
Do normal healthy people suffer from Orthopnea?
Usually no, it is seen in individuals with pulmonary & cardiovascular disorders.
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