Respiratory Assessment

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  1. Review anatomy of the respiratory system ​
  2. Discuss six common respiratory diagnoses long term care patients may experience​
  3. Review symptoms, observations & physical exam for a respiratory assessment ​
  4. Differentiate between the three common abnormal lung sounds ​
  5. Describe how to report & document respiratory changes in a patient to an APN or MD​
  6. Describe nursing interventions for a patient having an episode of acute dyspnea