DIAG 2725 Heart Exam - HeartExam

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Heart Exam Inspection o Would use a tangential light source in a clinical setting o Dyspnea o Cyanosis o Abnormalities of Fingernails o Edema o Precordial Heaves o Pulsations o Apical Impulse Palpation o Use fingerpads to palpate the following areas for  for pulsations : Aortic Pulmonic Erb’s Point Tricuspid Mitral amplitude in this area Epigastrum If pulsations go S   I o Indicates right ventricular enlargment If pulsations go I   S o Indicates abdominal aortic aneurysm o Thrills Use ball of the hand Aortic Pulmonic Erb’s Point Tricuspid Mitral
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Epigastric Percussion o Left side Percuss lateral to medial in the 3 rd , 4 th th  intercostal spaces (leave out  #4 on girls) vertical marks! o
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course DIAG 2725 taught by Professor Williamkessel during the Winter '11 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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