Vivian Shared "Health and Physical Assessment" - 100 Picmonics
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Health and Physical Assessment
Types of Pain
Provoking or Palliative
Reassessment of Pain
Lung Sounds - Wheezes
Air Moving through Narrowed Airways
Lung Sounds - Crackles
Fine: Twisting Hair through Fingers
Collapsed Small Airways and Alveoli "Popping Open"
Decreased or Absent Breath Sounds on Affected Side
Vital Sign Changes
High Fowler's Position With Oxygen
Prepare For Chest Tube Placement
Educate High Risk Patients
Pulmonary Embolism Assessment
Shortness of Breath (SOB)
Pleuritic Chest Pain
Pulmonary Embolism Causes
FAT BAT Mnemonic
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Central Venous Lines
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Assessment
Relieved by Defecation
Alternating Diarrhea and Constipation
Sensation of Incomplete Evacuation
More Common in Women
Rule Out Other Disorders
Ulcerative Colitis Assessment
Cramping Abdominal Pain
Up to 10-20 / Day
Obstruction of Appendix
Signs and Symptoms
Increased White Blood Cells
Referred Shoulder Pain
Clay Colored Stools
Nausea and Vomiting
Fatty or Spicy Foods
Hepatitis A (HAV) Assessment
Ingestion of Contaminated Food or Water
Proper Hand Washing
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