Cervical Lymphadenopathy Respiratory Rate and Expansion General Appearance (Dilated veins, Cyanosis) Finger Clubbing
Palpation Palpation is an assessment technique in which the examiner uses the surface of the fingers and hands to feel for abnormalities.
Percussion Technique Practice Comparison
Auscultation Quality of conducted voice sounds Type and number of added sounds Type & Amplitude of Breath Sounds
Summary of Findings Assessment findings include: Inspection relaxed posture normal musculature rate breaths per minute, regular no cyanosis or pallor anteroposterior diameter less than transverse diameter Palpation symmetric chest expansion tactile fremitus present and equal bilaterally Percussion resonant Auscultation vesicular over peripheral fields bronchovesicular over sternum (anterior) and between scapulae (posterior) infant and child - bronchovesicular throughout
Further Investigations Chest X-Ray Lung Function Test Culture & Sensitivity DOCUMENTATION