Respiratory System rewrite

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    Respiratory System VS 441
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    Respiratory tract Upper respiratory tract Nasal passages, sinuses Larynx, nasopharynx Lower respiratory tract Trachea Bronchi Lungs
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    History–respiratory specific Coughing/Sneezing—onset, duration,  frequency Reverse sneeze? Nasal discharges Type— Serous--most acute URIs. Chronic seous discharges— viral, parasitic, allergic Mucoid—allergic, neoplastic, fungal Mucopurulent—fungal, bacterial Epistaxis—trauma, FB, coagulopathy Unilateral/bilateral
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    History Respiratory sounds Any change in “voice”? History of trauma? Recent surgery/anesthesia? Travel? Histoplasmosis—Mississippi and Ohio river valley Blastomycosis—midwest/south Coccidiomycosis--southwest
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    PE— respiratory Able to breathe through nose? Airflow equal from both nostrils? Facial deformity/painful areas? Dental problems? Lung sounds? Normal/increased/decreased Abnormal—crackle, wheezes Inspiratory/expiratory
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    Diagnostic tests--respiratory Epistaxis—check clotting factors, platelets,  ect. CBC, differential
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