How should you determine whether a murmur is systolic or diastolic?
Palpate the carotid pulse
Palpate the radial pulse
Judge the relative length of systole and diastole by auscultation
Correlate the murmur with a bedside heart monitor
Common or concerning symptoms to inquire about in the General Survey and vital signs include all of the following except _________________.
changes in weight
fatigue and weakness
fever and chills
Mrs. Anderson presents with an itchy rash which is raised, and which appears and disappears in various locations. Each lesion lasts for many minutes. What most likely accounts for this rash?
Urticaria or hives
Steve has just seen a 5-year-old girl who wheezes when exposed to cats. The patient s family history is positive for asthma. You think the child most likely has asthma. What have you accomplished?
You have tested your hypothesis
You have developed a plan
You have established a working diagnosis
You have created a hypothesis
You note a painful ulcerative lesion near the medial malleolus, with accompanying hyperpigmentation. Which of the following etiologies is most likely?