Irritant Inhalational Injury Evaluation
Evaluation of an irritant inhalational injury begins with a history and physical examination.
The physical exam is usually normal in those who have minor inhalational injury.
Physical findings in someone with moderate to severe irritant inhalational injury include:
- Nose, mouth or throat redness
- Abnormal lung sounds:
- During examination with a stethoscope
- Rapid respiratory rate
Tests that may be used to evaluate moderate to severe irritant inhalational injury may include:
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