Project #41646 - Physical assessment in nursing


     Lymph nodes involved with the ear. 

  • 1-A 20-year-old cocaine abuser with a recurring upper respiratory infection is examined and is noted to have white patches in the oral cavity along with parotid enlargement.
  •  a. What history is pertinent to the examination of this patient?
  1.  What is the significance of the oral white patches?

2-Mrs. Kline, a postoperative patient who has just undergone a right modified mastectomy, is found to have edema of the right arm.
a-What is the cause of the edema and what teaching is necessary to help Mrs. Kiner?

3-Mr. Jackson is a 76-year-old nursing home patient who has persistent wound infections and upper respiratory infections.


What is the cause of Mr. Jackson’s recurring infections? 



Topographic landmarks of the chest


4-If an enlarged lymph node is found, what does it mean to examine “PALS?”

5-Which set of lymph nodes is a common site of metastatic disease and why?

6-Describe the correct way to examine the lymphatic system.

7-Define lymphedema.

8-Name at least three conditions simulating lymph node enlargement.



1- Explain the correct way to auscultate a patient’s lung fields.



2-what findings would you expect when assessing older adults with the following conditions:

a.   Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) 

b.   Emphysema 

      c.   Bronchiectasis 

      d.   Chronic bronchitis


3-Identifying the three types of breath sounds and where they are located.


4-A pregnant woman at 32 gestational weeks tells you that she has been experiencing dyspnea that interferes with her sleep

a-What can you suggest to assist this patient?

5-Name the primary muscles of respiration.

6-Define paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea.

7-Describe crepitus and its significance

8-Differentiate between a pneumothorax and a hemothorax.

9-List risk factors associated with respiratory disability.

10-List the associated symptoms for a patient with an empyema.

Questions must be answered in APA format.  




Subject Medicine
Due By (Pacific Time) 10/02/2014 12:00 am
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