Your patient is a 3 year-old male who has been vomiting for several days. You want to assess for aspiration. Which of the following assessment findings would be indicative of aspiration? Select all that apply.


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- Chest pain

- Foul-smelling breath

- Green sputum

- Difficulty swallowing

- Shoulder pain


Shoulder pain is not associated with aspiration; however the other 4 options are


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