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The lower respiratory tract consists of what organs
In the Lower respiratory tract the Plueral Movement is what
lubricant fluid between the pleura and the lungs
in the lower respiratory tract the mucociliary escalator has to parts
- goblet cells which produce mucous to trap particles
- cillia to move them up the throat (2cm/min)
in the lower respiratory tract the alveolar macrophages do what
look for foreign material to ingest
in the lower respiratory tract is the normal flora sterile or not?
Viral or baterial
tracheitis, bronchitits, bronchiolitis, pneumonia,
- T: V sometimes B
- B:V B:V
- P: B
Bacterial pneumonia comes from what?
Viral infections are often what?
Community acquired V. hospital (nosocomial) acquired
- Get at home or environment
- get from hospital
Typical V Atypical pneumonia
- T more sever and bacterial lobar
- A mild don't need treatment
In hospital acquired (nosocomial) what changes a little bit
your normal flora
Number 1-4 bacterial respiratory pathogens
- pseudomonas aeruginosa
- staphylococcus aureus
- streptococcus pneumonia
most common pneumonia (60%)