What exactly is respiratory excursion

  1. 0 I was studying and came across "assessment of respiratory excursion" I assume that it is a deviation of some kind, but is it in breathing pattern, symmetry, or something else?
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    Assessment of the movement of the chest during respiration; is expansion bilateral and symmetrical, is there restricted mobility? That sort of thing.
    Last edit by EmmaG on Feb 5, '08
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    what emmanuel said

    it's the 'look' and 'feel' of look , listen and feel (or observe, auscultat, palpate if you are feeeling hi-faultin...)
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