Chapter 28

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Chapter 28
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  1. When O2 levels in the blood drops below normal range
    hypoxemia
  2. Low oxygen levels
    hypoxia
  3. Signs of Hypoxia
    • agitation
    • anxiety
    • changes in levels of┬áconsciousness
    • headache
    • irritability
    • restlessness
    • tachypnea
  4. the portion of the pleura that lines the chest cavity
    parietal pleura
  5. a medication delivery system containing an air compressor and mask or handheld mouthpiece
    nebulizer
  6. a firm but flexible plastic tube that may be inserted by a physician or specially trained respiratory therapist
    endotracheal tube
  7. an incision into the trachea that is held open with a tube to promote breathing

    has 3 parts:
    outer cannula
    obturator
    inner cannula
    tracheostomy
  8. continuous membrane that covers the the lungs
    visceral pleura
  9. when blood and drainage are present in the pleural space, they pool in the lower portion of the cavity
    hemothorax
  10. Difficulty breathing
    dyspnea
  11. fluid in the chest cavity
    pleural effusion
  12. occurs when a hole allows air to enter the pleural space
    Pneumothorax
  13. a life threatening pneumothorax

    occurs when air gets trapped in the pleural cavity
    tension pneumothorax
  14. Air in the subQ tissues, in the chest wall, face, and neck
    Crepitous
  15. a device with one or more chambers and a mouthpiece

    when a patient inhales a set of balls or a piston with a platform top rises, showing the patient the volume of the inhalation
    Incentive Spirometer
  16. inspiration
    inhalation
  17. expiration
    exhalation
  18. sputum
    when the patient brings up mucous from the lungs
  19. bluish color
    cyanosis
  20. collapsed lung
    atelectasis

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