which are placed in the nostrils and from which a mixture of air and oxygen flows. Possible Medical Issues Pneumothorax – in the patients x-ray examination it was discovered that her trachea was slightly deviated to the right, this could be a sign of pneumothorax. Pulmonary Embolism – on the x-ray examination it was also discovered that the patienthad shallow wedge-shaped dome shaped infraction which is called a Hampton hump. Dyspnea – it was discovered upon arrival that the patient was suffering of sever dyspnea this could be a result of many other conditions like heart failure, low blood pressure, COPD, or even pneumonia. Tests/Procedures Chest X-ray PA view- I n a posteroanterior ( PA ) view , the x - ray source is positioned so that the x - ray beam enters through the posterior (back) aspect of the chest and exits out of the
anterior (front) aspect, where the beam is detected. To obtain this view , the patient stands facing a flat surface behind which is an x - ray detector. Normal Sinus Rhythm- Sinus rhythm (a.k.a. normal sinus rhythm ) refers to the normal heart beat originating from the sinoatrial node. ... Sinus bradycardia occurs when the heart rate is less than 60 beats per minute and sinus tachycardia when the heart rates is greater than 100 beats per minute in the setting of a sinus P wave on the ECG.
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