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* lung examination?????
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  bangusmle - 06/27/17 12:38
 
  I had a doubt abt Lung examination?? Should V ask the patient to sit up or lie down during Lung examination?The U world Phy. Exam Video shows to be doing it while Patient is lying down...But How can v per-cuss the posterior aspect of chest or Auscultate the post part of chest in a lying down patient..Can anyone please clear this,n also how abt tactile vocal fremitus?
 
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* Re:lung examination?????
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  drbrenda - 08/23/17 17:33
 
  It is best to have the pt sitting upright Inspection Auscultation Palpation and percussion front and back along with CVS exam included  
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  asma252 - 10/10/17 20:17
 
  FOR THE LUNG EXAM they should be lying down if its an ER case
sitting for clinic cases.
 
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  asma252 - 10/11/17 16:58
 
  you have to also assess chest excursion too  
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