Explore the use of whispered pectoriloquy in diagnosing lung conditions. Learn its procedure, limitations, and clinical significance.
Kerley B Lines: Overview and Clinical Significance (2023)
Explore Kerley B lines, their appearance, causes, and clinical significance as vital diagnostic tools for interstitial pulmonary edema.
Abnormal Respiratory Patterns of Breathing (Explained)
There are several abnormal respiratory patterns of breathing that can occur due to a variety of cardiopulmonary conditions. This guide provides an overview of the different types.
Lung Sounds and Auscultation Made Easy [Ultimate Guide]
What are normal breath sounds? What is auscultation? This guide provides an overview of the types of abnormal lung sounds. [Updated]
Patient Assessment Final Exam (Practice Questions)
This study guide has practice questions on the topic of patient assessment and was created for respiratory therapy students.
Best Way to Determine the Depth of Respiration (Explained)
The best way to determine the depth of respiration is to observe the degree of chest-wall movement during inspiration and expiration.
Vital Signs: Overview and Practice Questions
Vital signs are measurements of the body’s most basic functions. They include temperature, pulse, respiratory rate, and blood pressure.
EKG Interpretation: Overview and Practice Questions
An electrocardiogram (EKG) is a procedure that measures electrical activity in the heart. This guide provides an overview and has practice questions on this topic.
How to Perform a Patient Assessment as a Respiratory Therapist
How to perform a patient assessment as a respiratory therapist? This guide provides an overview and breaks it down step-by-step. [Updated]
Thoracic Imaging: Overview and Practice Questions
The types of thoracic imaging include chest x-ray, CT scan, PET scan, and V/Q scan. This guide provides an overview (with practice questions).