Oxygen deficiency
hypoxia
Diatomic gas measuring 21% at room air.
Oxygen
Abnormal presence of air in the plueral cavity.
Pneumothorax
Monitoring of the concentration or partial pressure of carbon dioxide
Capnography
An increased acidity in the blood and other body tissue
Acidosis
High-pitched breath sound resulting from turbulent air flow in the larynx
Stridor
Caused by hyperventilation
Alkalosis
Iron-containing oxygen-transport metalloprotein in the red blood cells
Hemoglobin
Inflammatory condition of the lung
Pneumonia
aka "sibilant rhonchi"
Wheeze
Deformity of the finger or toe nails associated with a number of heart and lung disease.
Clubbing
Shortness of breath
Dyspnea
Clicking, rattling, or crackling noises that may be made by one or both lungs
Rales
Coarse rattling respiratory sounds, usually caused by secretions
Rhonchi
A sudden and often repetitively occurring reflex which helps to clear the large breathing passages
Cough
The smallest of a body's blood vessels that make up the microcirculation.
Capillaries
An audible sound present in some patients with pleurisy
Rub
Inflammation of the bronchi in the lungs
Bronchitis
Long term inflammatory disease of the airways of the lungs.
Asthma
Aids in the protection of the lungs by trapping foreign particles that enter it
Mucus
Coughing up blood or blood-stained mucus
Hemoptysis
The appearance of a blue or purple coloration of the skin
Cyanosis