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Bates Chapter 7: The Thorax and Lungs Edited by Melanie Hagen, MD
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Anatomy and Physiology The Chest Wall Study the anatomy of the  chest wall, identifying the  structures illustrated
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Anatomy and Physiology Locating Findings on the Chest To make vertical locations, count the ribs  and interspaces
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Anatomy and Physiology Locating Findings on the Chest To locate findings around the circumference of the chest,  imagine a series of vertical lines
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Anatomy and Physiology Lungs, Fissures, and Lobes Each lung is divided roughly in  half by an  oblique (major)  fissure The right lung is further divided  by the  horizontal (minor)  fissure These fissures divide the lungs  into  lobes The right lung is divided into  upper, middle, and lower  lobes The left lung is divided into  upper and lower lobes
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Anatomy and Physiology The Trachea and Major Bronchi The  trachea  bifurcates into its mainstem  bronchi  at the levels  of the sternal angle anteriorly and the T4 spinous process  posteriorly The Pleurae The  pleurae  are serous membranes that cover the outer  surface of each lung  (visceral pleura),  and also the inner rib  cage and upper surface of the diaphragm  (parietal pleura)
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The Health History Chest Pain Initial questions should be as  broad as possible, such as “Do  you have any discomfort or  unpleasant feelings in your  chest?” Have the patient point to the  location of the pain Attempt to elicit all seven  attributes of the patient’s  symptom = LOCATES Location Quality Quantity Severity Timing Setting Remitting or exacerbating  factors Associated manifestations
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The Health History Chest Pain Aside from lung conditions, chest pain may arise from cardiac, 
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