RESPIRATORY #2

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RESPIRATORY #2
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  1. ALVEOLI (HOW MANY)
    ABOUT 500 MILLION
  2. WHERE IS THE BRONCHIAL TREE LOCATED
    THE LUNGS
  3. SURFACTANT
    FATTY MOLECULE ON THE RESPIRATORY MEMBRANE
  4. PLEURA
    MEMBRANE THAT COVERS EACH LUNG
  5. WHAT IS THE DIAPHRAM RESPONSIBLE FOR?
    PRINCIPAL BREATHING MUSCLE
  6. ARTERIAL BLOOD GASES
    BLOOD TAKEN FROM AN ARTERY TO EVALUATE THE EXCHANGE OF OXYGEN AND CARBON DIOXIDE IN THE LUNGS
  7. PULMONARY EMBOLI
    BLOOD CLOT IN ARTERY
  8. PULMONARY FUNCTION TESTS
    MEASURES THE LUNG VOLUME IN A NORMAL BREATH (SPIROMETER IS USED FOR THIS)
  9. ASTHMA
    CHRONIC SWELLING AND CONSTRICTION OF THE BRONCHI AND BRONCHIOLES
  10. DIAPHORESIS
    PROFUSE PERSPIRATION
  11. TACHYCARDIA
    RAPID PULSE
  12. BRONCHITIS
    INFLAMMATION OF BRONCHIAL WALLS. CAUSED BY VIRAL OR BACTERIAL RESP. INFECTIONS
  13. EMPHYSEMA
    ENLARGEMENT OF THE AIR SPACES IN THE LUNGS CAUSED BY DESTRUCTION OF THE ALVEOLI WALLS
  14. LARYNGECTOMY
    REMOVAL OF VOICE BOX
  15. HYPOXIA
    LACK OF OXYGEN
  16. PNEUMONOCONIOSIS
    LUNG DISEASES AFTER YEARS OF CONTACT WITH ENVIROMENTAL CAUSATIVE AGENTS
  17. PNEUMONIA
    ACUTE INFECTION OF THE TISSUES OF THE LUNGS
  18. PULONARY FIBROSIS
    SCARING OF THE LUNG TISSUE, MAKING THE LUNGS STIFF AND SMALL - FATAL
  19. PULMONARY EMOLISM
    OBSTRUCTION OF A PULMONARY ARTERY BY THROMBUS
  20. APNEA
    ABSENCE OF BREATHING
  21. TB
    HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS INFECTION CAUSING NODULAR LESIONS AND PATCHY INFILTRATION OF THE LUNG TISSUE

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