EMT 3/19

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nikkid11
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211629
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EMT 3/19
Updated:
2013-04-05 14:55:42
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EMT mod chapt 19
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EMT mod 3 chapt 19
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  1. bronchoconstriction
    constriction, or blockage, or the bronchi that lead from the trachea to the lungs
  2. continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP)
    a form of noninvasive postiive pressure ventilation (NPPV) consisitng of a mask and a means of blowing oxygen or air into the mask to prevent airway collapse or to help alleviate difficulty breathing.
  3. exhalation
    another term for expiration
  4. inhalation
  5. another term for inspiration
  6. inspiration
    an active process in which the inercoastal (rib) muscles and the diaphragm contract, expanding the size of the chest cavity and causing air to flow into the lungs

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