Lymphatic, Chest, & Heart

This Discussion has 3 parts:

Lymphatic

Define lymphedema.
What is elephantiasis?
Provide the differential diagnosis of mumps versus cervical adenitis.

Thorax and Lungs

Define and provide an example of a disease/situation where this sign/symptom might be present:

Dyspnea
Orthopnea
Apnea
Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
Tachypnea
Bradypnea
Hyperpnea
Kussmaul breathing
Periodic breathing (Cheyne-Stokes).

Support your answer with a previous experience you have encountered in your career.

Cardiovascular System

Name and write the location of the five traditionally designated auscultatory areas and explain why it is heard there.
A pregnant patient (32 weeks’ gestation) is having difficulty with dependent edema and painful varicosities. What can you suggest to help this patient’s problem and explain rationale?

Submission Instructions:

Your initial post should be at least 500 words, formatted and cited in proper current APA style 7 ed with support from at least 3 academic sources. (BOOKS OR JOURNAL ARTICLES, both published FROM 2017 UP TO NOW ONLY)