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Cardiac Path and Resp. Phys…. A 35-year-old race car driver name Philip Seymour Hoffman presents to you with a known history of asthma and severe shortness of breath, cough, and wheezing. He is on a mission to make possible a win in the Indy 500. He appears extremely dyspneic. His blood pressure is 160/80 mm Hg, pulse is 110/min, and respirations are 35/min. With inspiration, his blood pressure falls to 100/70 mm Hg. On lung examination, there are loud, high-pitched wheezes and a prolonged expiratory phase. Which of the following physical examination findings is of most significance in evaluating this patient? Remember to guess first! 1-Pulsus paradoxus 2-Wheezing 3-Dyspnea 4-Elevated B.P. 5-Tachycardia

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Cardiac Path and Resp. Phys….

A 35-year-old race car driver name Philip Seymour Hoffman presents to you with a known history of asthma and severe shortness of breath, cough, and wheezing. He is on a mission to make possible a win in the Indy 500. He appears extremely dyspneic. His blood pressure is 160/80 mm Hg, pulse is 110/min, and respirations are 35/min. With inspiration, his blood pressure falls to 100/70 mm Hg. On lung examination, there are loud, high-pitched wheezes and a prolonged expiratory phase. Which of the following physical examination findings is of most significance in evaluating this patient? Remember to guess first!
1-Pulsus paradoxus
2-Wheezing
3-Dyspnea
4-Elevated B.P.
5-Tachycardia

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