" ...you have a blood pressure palpated ? You have a COPD patient with serious respiratory distress (tripod, cyanosis, accessory muscle use), do you put on the O2 and start... "
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Accessory Muscle & COPD
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" ...tripoding, with accessory muscle use, satting at 73% on RA. We gave him a albuterol neb and then a duoneb and we ended up using CPAP enroute. It saved us from intubating him. How would you know if ... "
" ...over use, since at your level of injury you are using the accessory muscle in your shoulders, and upper chest wall. As far ...a pulmonary embolization (PE) from COPD, I have never heard of... "
" COPD is usually accompanied by incresed accessory muscle use. Also, a prolonged expiratory ...volume. When you have COPD, your inspiratory effort is ...study and diagnosis of COPD is a Pulmonary... "
" ...OT WITH SOB LIKE ASTMA, COPD,PNEUMONIA , CHF WHO IS IN ...AND RATE25, WHO CAN USE ACCESSORY MUSCLE, AGE 12 YR, BP 90... "
" You know, except COPD patients with no SOB and children on blow-by or ...that they have signs of SOB, 2-3 word dyspnia, accessory muscle use, cyanosis around lips, then they get whatever dose... "
" ...on a middle-aged gentleman for SOB. He was acutely dyspneic with labored breathing, accessory muscle use, history of COPD, so I was getting out a nebulizer while my partner gets vitals. Turns... "
" QUOTE (AnthonyM83)You know, except COPD patients with no SOB and ...that they have signs of SOB, 2-3 word dyspnia, accessory muscle use, cyanosis around lips, then they get whatever dose... "
" ...man with a hx of COPD is brought to the ER ...with respirations 32/min and some accessory muscle use. On P/E he is ...medical ICU C. Serial inhaled albuterol Tx D. Serial inhaled salmeterol... "
" ...for oxygen. So he's better off just being skinny, so long as ...not wasting). Most advanced COPD patients are scrawny and ...effect of breathing hard (accessory muscle usage for breathing d... "
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