Pneumothorax Signs and Symptoms Nursing Mnemonic (P-THORAX)

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Outline

P-THORAX

  • P-Pleuritic pain
  • T-Trachea deviation
  • H-Hyper resonance
  • O-Onset sudden
  • R-Reduced breath sounds
  • A-Absent fremitus
  • X-X-ray shows collapse

Description

Signs and symptoms commonly associated with a pneumothorax

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