Examination of Respiratory System

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Examination Of  Respiratory System

Definition

Examination Of  Respiratory System is carried out with a simultaneous general assessment. For the examination the patient should resting comfortably on a bed or couch, supported by pillows so that they can lean back comfortably at an angle of 45 °.

Here are some synonyms for "examination of the respiratory system":

  • Respiratory evaluation: This is a general term that encompasses any type of assessment of the respiratory system.
     
  • Pulmonary function test (PFT): This is a series of tests that measure how well your lungs are working.
     
  • Chest X-ray: This is an imaging test that can reveal abnormalities in the lungs, such as pneumonia or tumors.
     
  • CT scan of the chest: This is a more detailed imaging test that can provide a three-dimensional view of the lungs and other structures in the chest.
     
  • Bronchoscopy: This is a procedure that involves inserting a thin, lighted tube into the airways to examine the inside of the lungs.
     
  • Lung biopsy: This is a procedure that involves taking a small sample of lung tissue for examination under a microscope.
     

The specific type of examination that is used will depend on the patient’s symptoms and medical history.

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Examination Of The Respiratory System carry out with a simultaneous general assessment. For the examination the patient should be resting comfortably on a bed or couch, supported by pillows so that they can lean back comfortably at an angle of 45 °.

  • Observation
  • Inspection
  • Palpation
  • Percussion
  • Auscultation
  • Shape of the chest
  • Movement of the chest
  • Respiratory Rhythm
  • Type of breathing

In Respiratory System examination percussion helps you to access whether the underlying tissues air-filled, fluid-filled, or solid.

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