What do signs of chronic emphysema include? - ProProfs
     

What do signs of chronic emphysema include?



A. Weight loss
B. Barrel chested
C. Hypopnea
D. Cough

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Sep 08, 2016

Weight loss-2. barrel chested-this is the terminal stage of copdthe alveolar sacs lost elasticity and collapse during exhalation which traps air within the lungpt is sob with minimal exertion, breathes through pursed lips, is thin with a barrel chestpt is thin from weight loss and the barrel chest is from increased use of accessory muscles. there is less sputum production and a minimal cough. breathing rates are increased to maintain normal oxygenationcan it be cured: pt is thin from weight loss and the barrel chest is from increased use of accessory muscles. there is less sputum production and a minimal cough. breathing rates are increased to maintain normal oxygenation

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