Respiratory Health Assessment

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In this lecture, respiratory nurse practitioner John Serginson discusses respiratory assessment, including respiratory symptoms and health history, respiratory observations, physical exam technique, key concepts of chest auscultation, and lung sounds.


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John Serginson has been a nurse practitioner in respiratory care at the Caboolture Hospital since 2010. He completed his nurse practitioner master's degree at the University of Queensland (UQ) with clinical training at The Prince Charles Hospital, and is an adjunct lecturer in the UQ School of Nursing and Midwifery. With 33 years’ experience as a nurse (over 20 in respiratory care), his research interests include domiciliary oxygen, inhaled therapy and COPD models of care.
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First Published02 July 2023
Updated02 July 2023
02 July 2025
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