Chapter 11 Cont

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+1 edema"trace" 2mm deep
+2 edema"mild" 4mm deep
+3 edema"moderate" 30 seconds to 2 minutes 6mm deep
+4 edema"severe" 2-5 minutes 8mm deep
Fine crackleshigh pitched, discrete, discontinuous cracking sounds heard during end of respiration, not cleared by cough
Medium crackleslower, more moist sound heard during the midstage of inspiration, not cleared by cough
Coarse cracklesloud, bubbly noise heard during inspiration; not cleared by a cough
Rhonchi (sonorous wheeze)loud, low coarse sounds like a snore most often heard continuously during inspiration or expiration; coughing may clear
Wheeze (sibilant wheeze)musical noise sounding like a squeak
Pleural friction rubdry, rubbing, or grating sound, usually caused by pleural surfaces
Best way to perform test for orthostatic hypotensionTaking a B/P lying, followed by sitting, then standing
An older adult residing in a long-term care facility is prescribed a vasodilator and antihypertensive medications. What does this resident require to be monitored closely?orthostatic hypotension
orthostatic hypotension classificationdrop of 25 mm Hg systolic and a drop of 10 mm Hg diastolic