Respiratory Diseases

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  1. Cessation of breathing due to blocked airway because the soft tissue collapsing at the back of the throat during sleep.

    Brain fails to send impulses to lung muscles
  2. Chronic obstructive lung disease characterized by inflammation of the lung passages.
  3. Inflammation of the Bronchi, the 2 different types
    • Bronchitis
    • -acture
    • -chronic
  4. When this compound attaches to hemoglobin it reduces or eliminates oxygen being transported in the body
    Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  5. Combination of emphysema and chronic bronchitis
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  6. Faulty gene that prevents the normal transport of chloride ions and results in thick mucus production that obstructs intestinal glands, the pancreas, and bronchi
    Cystic Fibrosis
  7. Long term, progressive obstructive disease that because of the alveoli losing their elacticity, less oxygen moves into the blood and less carbon dioxide moving out
  8. Infection affecting one or both lungs
  9. Collection of fluid in the lungs
    Pulmonary or "Alveolar" Edema
  10. Increase in concentration of CO2 and H- in the blood
    Respiratory Acidosis
  11. Decrease in concentration of CO2 and H- in the blood
    Respiratory Alkalosis
  12. Infectious bacteria that produces nodular lesions in the lungs
    Pulmonary Tuberculosis
  13. Inflammation of the nasal mucosa (allergies/hay fever)
  14. A sudden, forceful expiration of air often in effort to clear the airway of an obstruction or irritant
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Respiratory Diseases
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