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understanding the reporatory system and functions
Crackles heard throught a
when air bubbles through liquid in the lungs
Arterial Blood gases
Mantoux test is
using a needle into the layers of the skin. test someone for signs of exposure to Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacterium which causes tuberculosis infection.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary Disease also know as CAO:Chronic airway obstruction
Respiratory tract has six connected elements:
4.Trachea(we have only 1)
-is the movement of air
- take in air
-take out air
Exchange of gases:
b/w air and blood.
Functions of the Respiratory system:
1.Exchange of gases
2. Regulation of blood pH
4. Voice Production
divides the nasel cavity into right and left comparments.
Function of the nose:
- Passageway for air
- Air Cleanser
- Air Moisturizer
-Sense of smell
Disorders of the nose:
Nasal Polyps:benign growths arising from the mucosa of the nasal
The Pharynx is divided into three regions:
: only air moves through
: Air,Food, and drink passes
: only food and drinks passes
Obstructive sleep apnea:
occurs in middle age heavy men. the flow of air pauses or decreases during breathing while you are asleep because the airway has become narrowed, blocked, or floppy.
continuous positive airway pressure
Upper respiratory infection
is and acute or chronic infection
Test that monitor brain waves,muscle tenison and etc
Leaf-shaped plate of cartilage that shuts off the larynx during swallowing.
infection if the upper airways in children characterized by a barking cough