chabner ch 11

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chabner ch 11
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2010-11-16 21:33:39
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  1. empyema
    pus in the pleural cavity
  2. anosmia
    absence of the sense of smell
  3. apnea
    stoppage of breathing
  4. dyspnea
    difficult breathing
  5. hyperpnea
    incres in depth of breathing
  6. tachypnea
    increase in rate of breathing; shallow respiarations
  7. hemoptysis
    spiiting up blood
  8. asphyxia
    decrease in the amount of oxygen and increase of carbon dioxide in the blood, leading to an absence of pulse
  9. hemothorax
    blood in the pleural cavity , seen in pneumonia, tuberculosis, or carcinoma
  10. pyothaorax
    pus in the pleural cavity (empyema of the chest)

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