Nursing process - bronchial asthma, Biology

Nursing Process

Assessment

History, precipitating factors, current medication, medication used to relieve asthma symptoms. Any recent changes in medication regimen. Self-care methods used to relieve symptoms.

Physical Examination

  1. General appearance-apprehensive, sensorium, altered or not. 
  2. Vitals: Tachycardia, Tachypnea, pulses paradoxus 

Pulmonary Examination

  1. Use of accessory muscles to breath. 
  2. Posture-forward breathing. 
  3. Dyspnea 
  4. Prolonged expiration 
  5. Cynosis 
  6. Decreased lateral expansion 
  7. Decreased tremitus 
  8. Hyperresonance 
  9. Decreased diaphragmatic excursion 
  10. Inspiratory and expiratory wheezing 
  11. Rhonchi (as patient gets exhausted due to dyspnea, breath sounds and adventious founds may be absent or faint).
Posted Date: 11/5/2012 12:51:08 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Nursing process - bronchial asthma, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Nursing process - bronchial asthma, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Nursing process - bronchial asthma Discussions

Write discussion on Nursing process - bronchial asthma
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
Q. Concerning their biological function what is the difference between meiosis and mitosis? The main biological function of mitosis is cellular multiplication a fundamental pro

1. Transcriptional analyses of eukaryotic cells reveal widespread production of RNA. Using specific examples describe how: a) microRNAs are able to influence gene expression.

Types of Amoeboid Movements As the amoeba's cell body throws out one or a few pseudopodial lobes, a temporary rear end or uroid is pulled along. The central, more fluid protop

Q. Signs of constrictive pericarditis? 1) Jugular venous pressure (JVP) is elevated in all patients of CP which reflects the elevated diastolic pressure of the right atrium.

Echocardiography Utilizes principle of ultrasound for visualization of heart and great vessels. It uses sound in the frequency of 1-10 MHz. As the frequency of probe increase

Tasks of  Orientation Phase: Establishing contact with the patient  Developing  the pactlcontract  Talking to the patient  Establishing Contact with the Patient

Teratology: It is the study of abnormal embryos. In other words teratology is the study of abnormalities of physiological development. It is often use as the study of birth defect

Objectives of Gingival Curettage - Endodontic Surgery a) Provides access and visibility of the apex, b) Removal inflamed tissues, c) Provides biopsy. -  It’s advisable

Q. Which are the beings that constitute the kingdom Monera? The kingdom Monera is the kingdom of the prokaryotes, archaebacteria and composed of bacteria. Q. Which are the

Explain about the Radiation Therapy? Radiation therapy is one of the options for the treatment of various tumors. During the administration of radiation patients experience acu