Lecture 6 Notes part 1
The four quadrants are separated by.
The midtsternal line and the horizontal line (through the umbillicus) that are
perpendicular to each other
Organs in RUQ
Valve opening and closings
Mitral valve closes (S1)
Aortic valve opens
Aortic valve closes (S2)
Mitral Valve opens
S1 and S2 are always.
on the left side
Period of ventricular contraction
Period ventricular relaxation
Practice Medical Interview
A health assessment consists of.
-comprehensive health history
-complete physical examination
6 facets of health
Overall goals of the nursing process
Lecture 6 Notes part 2
GI symptoms associated with abdominal pain
Other GI Symptoms (See Tables 16-2 to 16-5)
Dysphagia (See Table 16-2.)
Change in bowel habits?
Diarrhea (See Table
Goal of Pain Management
Improve the individual's psychological and physical well being to permit
optimal functioning of the individuals.
What is the most reliable method to assess pain?
Lecture 4 part 1
What are the correct techniques for Respiratory Examination?
Inspection, palpation, percussion, auscultation
Common or concerning symptoms relating to the thorax and lungs
Chest pain, shortness of breath (dyspnea), wheezing, cough, blood
Lecture 3 Notes
assess many factors: general appearance, apparent state of health, demeanor,
facial affect or expression, grooming, posture and gait
Level of consciousness- awake, alert, re
Lecture 3 Notes part 1
Objectives of physical exam
-To collect OBJECTIVE data on patient
-To determine changes in a patient's health status
-To determine how to respond to a problem
-Promote healthy lifestyles and well being
Complete physical assessment i
Lecture 4 part 2
Passageway between nose and larynx, and mouth and esophagus
Passageway, contains voicebox
Alveolar ducts and sacs
Functional units for gas exchange
Serous protective lining of the lungs;reduces friction and helps mai
Lecture 3 Notes part 2
The oral temp should NOT be used on a patient who.
Cannot follow directions, has decreased mentation, or breathes through their
Average oral temp
37 or 98.6
Average rectal temp
37.4 to 37.5 or 99.3 to 99.5
Average axillary tem