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Signs and symptoms

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juniperk's version from 2017-09-10 21:38

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RSV 8Nasal flaring, rapid breathing, dehydration, dyspnea, gasping, wheezing, coughing, cold symptoms
Tonsillitis 5Sore throat, fever, elevated WBC, enlarged glands, yellow follicles
CroupBarking cough at night
Sleep apneadaytime sleepiness, loud snoring, morning HA, difficulty staying asleep
Upper respiratory tumorsNasal polyps
Cancer of larynx 8hoarseness, lump in throat, pain/burning throat, dysphagia, enlarged cervical glands, foul breath, weight loss, pain radiating to ear
Total laryngectomy is removal of what? 4Larynx, thyroid cartilage, vocal cords, and epiglottis
Respiratory distress early signsSOB, hemoptysis, cough, hypoxia, incr pulse rr bp, restlessness
Respiratory distress late signs 6hypercapnea, cyanosis, polycythemia, cor pulmonale, pneumothorax, digital clubbing
Pneumonia 7Crackles, pleural pain, cough, fever, diaphoresis,colored sputum, restless
Pulmonary embolus 6Chest pain, SOB, cyanosis, dysrythmia, shock, unresponsiveness
Pleurisy 3Chest pain, dyspnea, pleural friction rub
Tuberculosis 7Productive cough, afternoon sweats, low grade fever, weight loss, fatigue, anorexia, hemoptysis
COPD 5cough, dyspnea on exertion, fatigue, forced expiration, wheezing
Asthma 7chest tightness, dyspnea, wheezing, cough, tachycardia, anxiety, apprehension
Chronic bronchititisRecurrent cough w/ sputum x3 months & 2 consecutive years. dyspnea, SOB, wheezing
Pulmonary emphysema 6Dyspnea, cough, weakness, anorexia, cor pulmonale, polycythemia
Lung cancercough, wheezing (obstruction), hemoptysis, fever recurrent pneum, fatigue anorexia, pain
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