Disease Information for Hemothorax

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Apical heart impulse/medial displacement
Apical impulse absent
Capillary Refill Time/CRT Abnormal
Chest Pain
Chest pain, substernal/midline
Low Blood Pressure
Non-Pleuritic Chest Pain
Right ventricular heave
Signs of Poor Perfusion
Tachycardia/Fast heart rate
Left Upper Quadrant Pain/Tenderness
Upper Abdominal Pain
Accessory muscle use with breathing
Asymmetrical breathing
Breath Sounds Decreased
Chest pain/non-cardiac
Consolidation left base/signs
Consolidation right base/on exam
Distant breath sounds
Dullness to percussion lung base
Dyspnea
Dyspnea at rest
Dyspnea on exertion
Fremitus Localized Decrease
Intercostal spaces filled out
Localized decreased breath sounds
Localized dullness to percussion
Lung signs/abnormality
Painful cough
Pleural Friction Rub.
Pleuritic chest pain
Rapid Breathing
Shortness of breath/SOB
Signs of consolidation/chest
Tachypnea/Increased respiratory rate
Whispered pectroliloquy/egophony
Tracheal deviation/shift
Fever and Normal Sed Rate
Mucous membrane pallor
Pallor
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Past History
Past history/Chest trauma
Established Disease Population
Patient/Trauma effect/occult injury
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
PLEURAL pH
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Lactic Dehydrogenase (LDH LH) (Lab)
PLEURAL Erythrocytes
PLEURAL LDH
PLEURAL Leukocytes
PLEURAL Protein
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Thoracoscopy/Pleural space abnormal
X-RAY
Fluoroscopy/Cardiac/Chest abnormal
Xray/Chest abnormal
Xray/Chest/Lung fields/Abnormal
Xray/Costophrenic angle/blunted/Chest
Xray/Massive pleural fluid/Chest
Xray/Mediastinal shift/Chest
Xray/Pleural calcification/Chest
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Empyema
Tamponade, cardiac/pericardial
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute cor pulmonale
Anemia of blood loss
Atelectasis, pulmonary
Bleeding complications/Surgery
Cardiac arrest
Hemothorax
Hypercapnea Hypercarbia
Hypotension
Hypovolemia
Hypovolemic shock
Internal/sequested bleeding ongoing
Shock
Atelectasis in Child
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Pleural disorder (ex)
CLASS/Pulmonic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Lung Ventilation Mechanics
Process
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Contraindication
RX/Warfarin (Coumadin)
Definition

Hemorrhage within the pleural cavity.

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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