What is Involved in a Respiratory Assessment?

Posted by Sam D. Say

Dec 6, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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5 Tricks to Perform the Best Respiratory Assessment

Posted by Sam D. Say

Oct 30, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Respiratory assessment is a core component of every EMS professional’s job. Your experience has likely already taught you that factors such as age, exertion, and emotional state can affect a respiratory assessment. You may also realize that the respiratory assessment that neatly tracks a textbook is a rare case indeed. Excellent respiratory assessments require a commitment to comprehensive care and a willingness to adapt based on new information and experiences. Here are five critical components of a skillful respiratory assessment.

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A Complete Guide to Respiratory Assessment for Nurses

Posted by Sam D. Say

Oct 4, 2018 10:38:59 AM

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Respiratory Assessment and the Elderly Patient

Posted by Sam D. Say

Aug 1, 2018 4:30:00 AM

Geriatric patients are more likely to experience respiratory emergencies such as pneumonia, aspiration, and severe respiratory infections. A range of physiological changes, including muscle atrophy, can make airway assessment and management more difficult.

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