Cardiac patient assessment

  1. Sustained pulse at the PMI suggests what?
    LV hypertrophy (HTN, aortic stenosis)
  2. diffuse pulse at PMI suggests what?
    Dilated ventricle (CHF or cardiomyopathy)
  3. best way to detect mitral stenosis
    pt lying left lateral recumbent, using bell
  4. best way to detect aortic regurgitation
    Auscultation left sternal border with diaphragm, patient leaning forward after complete exhale
  5. Auscultatory findings with mitral valve prolapse
    Mid systolic click with decrescendo murmur
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ketch22
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339677
Card Set
Cardiac patient assessment
Description
Physical exam
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