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What is the order of the airway?
What are the 3 major parts of the Pharynx?
What are the major parts of the Larynx?
- Thyroid Cartilage
- Cricoid Cartilage
- Glottic opening
- Vocal cords
- Arytenoid cartilage
- pyriform fossae
- cricothyroid cartilage
Where does the upper airway end?
list lower airway anatomy?
What is alveoli made up of?
- elastin fibers
- smooth muscle
What are the major differences in a pediatric airway?
- Smaller jaw
- cricoid cartilage is narrowed
- greater proportion of soft tissue
- epiglottis is rounder and floppier
- their trachea is pushes further foward
What are the eccessory muscles used when you are having difficulty berathing?
- pectoralis minor
- serrarlus anterior
- rectus abdominus