What clinical sign is this?

Last update: Friday, 17 Mar 2017 at 08:40

A patient with respiratory failure showed the following clinical sign in his respiratory pattern:

1. What is the precise name of this sign?

a) Paradoxical diaphragmatic movement
        b)  Hoover’s sign
        c)  Intercostal retraction

2.  What is its physiopathological and clinical meaning?



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