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Do you have any other respiratory issues besides asthma?No, just the asthma.Have you been hospitalized in the past?Well, before this I went to the hospital a bunch of times when I was little, for asthma attacks.This is the first time I've been in the hospital since I was probably sixteen, though.Do you have general allergies?What are your allergy symptoms?What do you use to treat your allergies?Do you use tobacco?No. I think it's gross.Do you use marijuana?Um, yeah, I've done that before. In high school, and after high school... I definitely don'tanymore, though.When was the last time you used marijuana?I haven't smoked pot since I was twenty or twenty-one.Are you exposed to secondhand smoke?
Educate09/26/20 3:25 PM EDTQuestionDo you have a family history of asthma?09/26/20 3:25 PM EDTQuestion09/26/20 3:25 PM EDTQuestion09/26/20 3:26 PM EDTQuestion09/26/20 3:26 PM EDTQuestion09/26/20 3:27 PM EDTExam Action09/26/20 3:27 PM EDTExam Action09/26/20 3:27 PM EDTExam Action09/26/20 3:28 PM EDTExam Action09/26/20 3:32 PM EDTExam Action09/26/20 3:32 PM EDTExam Action09/26/20 3:32 PM EDTExam Action09/26/20 3:32 PM EDTExam Action09/26/20 3:33 PM EDTExam Action09/26/20 3:33 PM EDTSecondhand smoke exposure is also dangerous for your health. It can also cause you to haveasthma exacerbation.Thanks for telling me.My baby sister has asthma like me, but she's pretty healthy. She almost never has trouble withit.Do you have a family history of other respiratory illness?My baby sister has asthma, too, but no one else in the family has lung problems, I don't think.Does anyone in your family use tobacco?No, nobody at home smokes.Do you have a family history of lung cancer?Nobody in my family has had lung cancer and, Lord willing, no one ever will. [AUDIO COMINGSOON]I am going to perform a physical assessment now. (Clarified to May I start your physical examnow?.)Sure. (Clarified to if nurse can start my physical exam.)Tested lung capacity with spirometerTested lung capacity with spirometerInspected anterior chest wallInspected left side chest wallInspected posterior chest wallInspected right side chest wallInspected anterior chest wallPalpated chest expansion: Both sides rise symmetricallyPalpated fremitus in anterior upper chest wall: Present and equal bilaterallyNinety-nine.