Posted by fmg from IP 22.214.171.124 on March 29, 2014 at 06:07:58:
In Reply to: shortness of breath (SOB ) posted by Nida on March 22, 2014 at 14:16:55:
when did it start?
sudden or gradual onset?occured at rest or after exertion.
has it changed any from when it startd-better or worse.
anything which makes it better-rest, position.
makes it worse-
any chest pain?
similar episodes in past?
h/o fever ,cough,uri
h/o chest tightness
r u on any medications?
h/o hospitalization,prolonged bed rest,trauma
Social history-do u smoke,how many/d*years
do u drink
eyes -pallor for anemia
nail beds for cyanosis
respi-accessory muscles of respi,lungs-percuss& ascultate.
pul fun tests
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