Respiratory Mnemonics

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Anonymous
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139007
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Respiratory Mnemonics
Updated:
2012-03-01 21:24:24
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Respiratory
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  1. Diaphragm structures
    Number of letters=T level
    • T8= vena cava
    • T10= esophagus
    • T12= aortic hiatus
  2. Methemoglobin treatment
    • Methylene blue reduces Fe3+ --> Fe2+
    • nitrites and thiosulfate used to treat cyanide poisoning
    • Nitrites Fe2+ --> Fe3+
    • thio renal excretion
  3. Perfusion limited
    O2, CO2, N2O
  4. Diffusion limited
    • O2 (emphysema, fibrosis)
    • CO
  5. 1g Hb can bind ___ ml O2
    1.34
  6. cyanosis results
    when deoxygenated Hb >5g/dl

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