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Key indicators for considering the diagnosis of COPD – these may be symptoms, clinical findings or historical risk factors: Dyspnea Progressive (worsens over time) Usually worse with exercise Persistent (present everyday) Described by the patient as an “increased effort to breathe ...
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Dyspnea, the sensation of ... treatment Treatment varies according to patient’s condition chief complaint history exam laboratory & study results Differential Diagnosis Composed of four general categories Cardiac Pulmonary Mixed cardiac or pulmonary non-cardiac or non-pulmonary Pulmonary ...
Date added: October 18, 2011 - Views: 143
Diagnosis of Dyspnea Vicken Y. Totten MD MS, FACEP FAAFP Associate Professor Emergency Medicine University Hospitals Case Medical Center 2010-11 Dyspnea
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DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS (+) upper respiratory tract infection Mitral stenosis -dyspnea and cough on exertion -orthopnea and PND -hemoptysis Mitral regurgitation -dyspnea and cough on exertion -orthopnea and PND -ankle edema premature birth, perinatal distress, or perinatal hypoxia may be present ...
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Differential diagnosis of dyspnea. Most Common Causes. Most Immediately Life-Threatening. Obstructive airway disease:asthma, COPD. Upper airway obstruction: foreign body, angioedema, hemorrhage. Heart failure/cardiogenic pulmonary edema. Tension pneumothorax.
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Differential diagnosis Acute uncomplicated Pyelonephritis Acute pyelonephritis is a urinary tract infection that has progressed from the lower urinary tract to the upper urinary tract.
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Arial Times New Roman Wingdings Orbit COPD Slide 2 The calls Dyspnea Dyspnea: Differential diagnosis Sorting it out Age HPI HPI PMH PE Physical appearance Vitals Listening to the heart and lungs Lung sounds Heart sounds 75 years old female with difficulty breathing for the last three days ...
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Differential Diagnosis of Chest Pain Common Causes of Chest Pain Cardiovascular: ischemia (AMI or angina) pericarditis ... DYSPNEA DIAPHORESIS NAUSEA / VOMITING AMS /WEAKNESS /LIGHTHEADEDNESS / SYNCOPE NEURO CHANGES HYPO OR HYPERTENSION OR UNEQUAL BP DECREASED OR ABNORNMAL BREATH SOUNDS ...
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What is the differential diagnosis for a patient presenting with acute dyspnea? The Differential Diagnosis For Acute Dyspnea An Approach To The History Onset Location Duration L O D Characterize Aggravating Relieving A C R Severity Treatments T S These elements define the patient’s problem ...
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... Right ventricular heave Third heart sound Hepatic congestion Ascites Peripheral edema Differential Diagnosis Congestive heart failure ... Closely monitor condition of the patient Indications for Invasive Mechanical Ventilation Severe dyspnea with use of ...
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... otherwise negative Pt in moderate respiratory distress on exam with diffuse crackles in all lung fields What is your differential diagnosis and approach ... Pneumonia Clinical features: Typically: Cough, dyspnea, sputum production, fever, pleuritic chest pain Pneumococcal: sudden ...
Date added: November 12, 2011 - Views: 148
Bioterrorism Agents – Plague Lesson 3 Differential Diagnosis Objectives List the diseases that should be considered in the differential diagnosis of plague Describe how to rule out other diseases when diagnosing plague Bubonic Plague Incubation: 2 to 6 days Symptoms Chills, high fever Swollen ...
Date added: October 29, 2011 - Views: 48
Arial MS Pゴシック Wingdings Symbol Default Design ED Approach to the Dyspneic Patient Dyspnea Differential Diagnosis Cases … Case ...
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Heart Failure: Definition A clinical syndrome that occurs in patients who, because of an inherited or acquired abnormality of cardiac structure or function, develop a constellation of clinical symptoms (dyspnea, fatigue) and signs (edema, rales), that lead to frequent hospitalizations, a poor ...
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Altered mental status Intermediate Lecture – Respiratory Emergencies Pulmonary Edema Differential Diagnosis/Non-Cardiac Pulmonary Edema History: ... Dyspnea History of a fever Chest Pain – usually pleuritic Weakness Intermediate Lecture ...
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What is the single most important intervention now? Asthma "Mimics": Differential Diagnosis Overlapping airway disorders Chronic bronchitis and emphysema ... Dyspnea Evaluation Note discrepancy between patient’s perception (under-reported) and physician’s clinical evaluation (under ...
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Approach to the Patient with ANEMIA Lisa Mohr, MD Mike Tuggy, MD Objectives Review basic science of the RBC Define Anemia Review key aspects of history, physical and lab evaluation Review a systematic approach to the differential diagnosis Case-based application of clinical concepts ...
Date added: September 19, 2011 - Views: 233
GASTROINTESTINAL BLEEDING Hematemesis Melena Hematochezia Occult bleeding CLINICAL PRESENTATION Clinical manifestations of GI bleeding depends upon extent & rate Postural hypotension suggests acute hemorrhage & intravascular volume depletion Fatigue & exertional dyspnea typical symptoms with ...
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... and ventilation To learn the differential diagnosis and treatment of altered mental status History History Can’t catch my breath Lightedheadedness Usually acute onset Minimal symptoms Physical Exam Findings Physical Exam Findings Tachypnea Dyspnea Retractions Nasal flaring Grunting ...
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Patient 44 year old female Chief Complaint (CC) Dyspnea on exertion,fatigue,listlessness, pallor changes,inability to ... Anemia RBC Serum iron levels Serum ferritin levels Family history Hgb & Hct Bone marrow analysis Stool Guiac Differential Diagnosis Lead poisoning GI bleeding ...
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... exertional dyspnea, chronic cough Screening at-risk populations Monitoring pulmonary drug toxicity Abnormal study - CXR ... You get a DLCO and see it is normal. Thinking back to your differential diagnosis of restrictive lung disease (what are the four things on your differential ...
Date added: October 6, 2011 - Views: 179
Dyspnea and Wheezing in the Athlete Joel Shaw MAJ, MD Primary Care Sports Medicine March, 2007 Objectives Definition Epidemiology Pathophysiology Presentation Diagnosis Treatment Differential Diagnosis Mandatory Sports Medicine Cartoon Definition Asthma- reversible airway obstruction caused by ...
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Differential Diagnosis of Hoarseness Infections to Pharynx and Oral Cavity By ... low in pitch and poor quality Differential Diagnosis of Hoarseness Types of voice Muffled voice- painful dysphagia and dyspnea Shaky- high pitch or low soft.
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Differential diagnosis of elevated hemidiaphragm Most common cause is phrenic nerve invasion from bronchogenic CA Idiopathic Trauma Surgery Phrenic nerve cooling seen after cardiac surgery Cervicle spondylosis Poliomyelitis Intubation for surgery probably ... but may have dyspnea with exertion.
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Overview. Dyspnea. Mechanisms (really briefly) Questions to ask. Evaluating the patient. Differential diagnosis. Workup. Treatment options. Considering a higher level of care
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Differential diagnosis. Asthma. Congenital diseases affecting the lung. Cystic fibrosis. A disorder of the trachea: Tracheomalacia. An intratracheal mass
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... Dyspnea HPI: 66 yo F with several years of progressive dyspnea, cough. 60 pack year tobacco, active ... Identify comorbidities Assess and Monitor Disease-3 Differential Diagnosis Asthma CHF Bronchiectesis Tuberculosis Obliterative Bronchioloits Diffuse Panbronchiolitis Reduce Risk ...
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Asthma SS Visser, Lung Unit, UP Contents Definition Disease Pattern Prevalence Mortality Etiology Pathogenesis Triggers of acute attacks Contents Pathophysiology Manifestations of Resp failure Diagnosis: clinical,physiologic,immunologic and radiologic Differential diagnosis Management Definition ...
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Clinically, these processes are characterized by progressive exertional dyspnea and exercise intolerance with progression to stress angina, ... but should be included in the differential diagnosis of a patient with worsening exertional dyspnea. 2.
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... DIC Treatment: PCN G Differential Diagnosis Gonococcemia HSP Typhoid fever Rickettsial disease Erythema multiforme Purpura fulminans Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Most common rickettsial infection in US Abrupt fever, headache, ...
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The presentation of pulmonary KS is often insidious in onset, and includes progressive dyspnea, non-productive cough, and chest tightness. Fever is seen only 50% of the time. ... What is your differential diagnosis?
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Differential diagnosis of microcytic hypochromic anemia Iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia The anemia of chronic disorders Sideroblastic anemias ... REVIW OF SYMPTOMS Decreased oxygen delivery to tissues Exertional dyspnea Dyspnea at rest Fatigue Signs and symptoms of ...
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Chief Complaint The patient is a 49-year-old Caucasion female who complains of worsening dyspnea in the past few days What questions do we want to ask this patient? CC HPI PMHx MEDS Allergies SocHx FMHx ROS Physical Exam Differential LABS Radiological Diagnosis Treatment CC HPI PMHx MEDS ...
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POSITIVE DIAGNOSIS Pleuritic chest pain, dyspnea, pleural rub; Decreased TVF, stony dullness to percussion, distant breath sounds ... DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS Basal lung lesions Basal consolidation Collapse Subdiaphragmatic diseases Amoebic liver abscess Subphrenic abscess COMPLICATIONS ...
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These images came from file miller14820.cardiac.medstudent 00472223.bs 56 woman Hx rheumatic fever as a child now with dyspnea and scant ... with increasing dyspnea with exertion Aortic Insufficiency Schmoo heart LV enlargement Aortic root enlargment Differential diagnosis AI Systemic ...
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Differential diagnosis PAN with neuro and cardiology involvement Meningococcemia for the rash Kawasaki disease-rash limited to LE, high fever JRA-salmon pink rash that is fleeting Flea and spider bites Labs: Def. Dx: ... here with complaints of hemoptysis and dyspnea but stable now. QUESTIONS?
Date added: October 10, 2011 - Views: 53
Extern conference 4 OCT 2007 Brudzinski sign Problem list Fever for 3 days Drowsiness for 1 day Bulging ant.fontanelle and presence of meningeal signs Mild dehydration Differential diagnosis Meningitis Sepsis Approach to Acute Febrile Illness Definition of fever temperature -Rectal >38ºc -Oral ...
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Assessment Symptoms: dyspnea, dry cough, pleuritic pain, chest discomfort, limited exercise tolerance Exam: decreased breath sounds, dullness to auscultation and percussion Chest X-Ray PA, ... Assessment Differential diagnosis Benign vs. malignant effusions . . . . . .
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2/19/06 Case Chief Complaint Pt is a 33 y/o aa male who presents with new onset dyspnea What questions do we want to ask this patient? CC HPI PMHx MEDS Allergies SocHx FMHx ROS Physical Exam Differential LABS Radiological Diagnosis Treatment CC HPI PMHx MEDS Allergies SocHx FMHx ROS ...
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... Patients with LVD AS / MR Differential treatment BBlockersDiuretics ACE-Inhib Digoxin Treatment adjustment/ optimization Treatment optimization Alternatives Differential Diagnosis, further Dx Patients with dyspnea Predisposition screening Targeted screening Diagnosis Prognosis ...
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Also noted dyspnea on exertion and diffuse pleuritic chest pain. He complained of night sweats, decreased appetite and weight loss. Denied fevers or chills. ... Differential Diagnosis. Histoplasma capsulatum. Blastomyces dermatidis. Cryptococcus neoformans. Paracoccidioides brasiliensis.
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... loudest at left apex Mucous membranes pale pink Crackles in the small airways Pulses weak CRT 3.5-4 seconds Daisy Differential Diagnosis - Dyspnea Suspect congestive heart failure Suspect mitral regurgitation Concurrent respiratory disease can not be ruled out Initial Diagnostic Plan ...
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Acute dyspnea Vicken Y. Totten MD MS, FACEP FAAFP * ... Treatment “beta-agonists treat the symptoms, steroids treat the disease.” cromones and leukotriene inhibitors DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS in children: ...
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... Supraclavicular LN Cough or dyspnea Anorexia, ... Or That large testicular mass I’ve been ignoring EPIDEMIOLOGY PRESENTATION DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS EVALUATION DIAGNOSIS/STAGING SERUM BIOMARKERS TREATMENT MKSAP #1 MKSAP #1 ...
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Prehospital Treatment of Dyspnea with CPAP Mark Marchetta, BS ... Respirations >30 Differential Diagnosis “All that wheezes is not asthma” Pneumonia COPD Foreign body aspiration Heart failure Pneumothorax Pulmonary embolism Toxic inhalation COPD Bronchitis Can be chronic or acute ...
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Pt Demographics: Age = 61 y.o. Gender = man61 yo with history of dyspnea. MedPix No: 5999 - EXAM & LABS. Pulmonary Sarcoidosis. ... DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSISWhate is your Differential Diagnosis? Diagnosis: Pulmonary SarcoidosisDx Confirmed by: Title:
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A 72 year old man with dyspnea. ... Generate a differential diagnosis that includes the three or four most likely or can’t miss reasons for a patient’s problem. Write an assessment explaining how likely each diagnosis on your differential is and supporting your reasoning.
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... Recurrent dyspnea Wheezing Reversible airway obstruction * COPD 68-year-old 120-pack-year smoker Progressive exertional dyspnea Chronic ... Differential Diagnosis Patient history Clinical symptoms Spirometric data Main steps * History and clinical symptoms in differential diagnosis ...
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... Renal syndrome consistent with Goodpasture syndrome Differential diagnosis of diffuse alveolar hemorrhage Alport’s Syndrome, ... * A 18 years old male patient (smoker) 2 years ago, he was presented by: Heamaturea Heamoptysis Dyspnea Pallor Hypotension Diagnosis?
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