Diatomic gas measuring 21% at room air.
Abnormal presence of air in the plueral cavity.
Monitoring of the concentration or partial pressure of carbon dioxide
An increased acidity in the blood and other body tissue
High-pitched breath sound resulting from turbulent air flow in the larynx
Caused by hyperventilation
Iron-containing oxygen-transport metalloprotein in the red blood cells
Inflammatory condition of the lung
aka "sibilant rhonchi"
Deformity of the finger or toe nails associated with a number of heart and lung disease.
Shortness of breath
Clicking, rattling, or crackling noises that may be made by one or both lungs
Coarse rattling respiratory sounds, usually caused by secretions
A sudden and often repetitively occurring reflex which helps to clear the large breathing passages
The smallest of a body's blood vessels that make up the microcirculation.
An audible sound present in some patients with pleurisy
Inflammation of the bronchi in the lungs
Long term inflammatory disease of the airways of the lungs.
Aids in the protection of the lungs by trapping foreign particles that enter it
Coughing up blood or blood-stained mucus
The appearance of a blue or purple coloration of the skin
a set of organs that allows a person to breathe and exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide throughout the body.
Where the body inhales air
Tube that connects the larynx to the bronchi of the lungs.
Connects to the nostrils, allows air to move from the nose to the larynx (voice box) in the process of breathing.
The main passageway into the lungs
help oxygen from the air inhaled enter the red cells in the blood. The red blood cells carry the oxygen through the body.
An organ system that moves substances to and from cells. Helps stabilize body temperature and pH. Consists of a heart, blood vessels, and blood.
Muscular organ that pumps blood through the circulatory system by rhythmic contraction and dilation.
Carry blood away from the heart
Transport blood toward the heart
Red liquid that circulates in the arteries and veins of humans and other vertebrate animals
Site of gas exchange
Tiny hair-like cells that sweep out foreign material in lungs.
Genetic disorder in which lungs are clogged with abnormally thick mucus.
Thin sheet of muscle that play an important role in breathing.
A thin, moist, and slippery membrane that covers the outer surface of the lungs and lines the inner surface of the rib cage
Another word for inhalation.
The volume of air that is inspired or expired in a single breath during regular breathing.
The amount of pressure a gas exerts
A device that measures lung capabilities
A process in which particles move from an area of higher concentration to an area of low concentration.
Special receptors that detect changes of pH in blood.
Lung disease in which bronchioles swell and produce mucus.
Branches of windpipe that lead into the lungs
Scientific name for the voice box
Condition in which the body cells do not have enough oxygen
Another term for exhalation
Infection that inflames the air sacs in one or both lungs.
This is where air first enters the body.
Leads to the alveoli
Waste product of the respiratory system
Tool of the trade
Smell the flowers blow out the candles
Incision on the anterior aspect of the neck
most common device used to deliver supplemental oxygen
If all else fails, who are you going to call ?
What LAMA do RT'S use most ?
Color detected for an unsuccessful tube placement
Oxygen color indicator
Medical device used to deliver Symbicort
measuring of breath
airway constriction after exposure to allergens
Maneuver used to open a suddenly obstructed windpipe
Behavior that increases mucous production in the airways
Deformity of fingers associated with chronic lung infections.
mucus produced by the Respiratory system
chronic disease associated with alveolar distruction
a musical breathing sound
a word used for foul smelling sputum
monitoring of CO2 in respiratory gases
atomic number is 8
SOB relieved when lying down.
sit or stand to breath comfortably
Dangly thing at the back of your throat
Condition in which lung tissue collapses.
Any medication that causes bronchi to dilate.
Acute viral infection in infants and children.
Highly contagious viral infection of airways.
To breathe too quickly and too deeply.
Acute inflammatory condition of lung caused by bacterial and viral infections, diseases, and chemicals.
Mechanical device to assist patient to breathe; also called respirator.
Infectious disease caused by tubercle bacillus most commonly affects respiratory system.
Thick mucus secreted by mucous membranes lining respiratory tract.
Inflammation of pleura.
Repair or unblocking of a blood vessel
Temporary loss of consciousness or dizziness due to fall in blood pressure
Abnormal Rapid heartbeat
connection between two blood vessels or tubes
working on adrenaline or noradrenaline
Excessive fluid with tissues or cells
A groove or furrow
Act of listening to internal organs
Automatic regulation of blood flow
Nerve that is stimulated byhange in BP
Abnormally slow heart rate
Heart size larger than normal
Bluish color of the skin due to unoxygenated hemoglobin
Reduction of a membranes resting potential
Away from normal position; displaced
Picks up conduction of implses producing an electrical activity
Removal of an obstrucitve material in an artery
The condition of being open, unobstructed
Discomfort in breathing aggrivated by lying flat
Sensation of an irregular, hard, rapid, or normal heartbeats
Am auscultory sound, benign or pathologic
Frothy sputum containing streaks of blood
Blood flow within very small blood vessels
Alternating sequence of diastole and systole
Pressure of blood against the systemic arterial walls
Volume of blood supply ejected by a ventricle in one minute
Controls the heart rate and force of contractions
Chest pains due to deficit of oxygen in the heart muscles
Main artery of the body
network of blood vessels between the arterioles and venules
Large vein carrying deoxygenated blood into the heart
the cavity behind the nose and above the roof of the mouth that filters air and moves mucus and inhaled contaminants outward and away from the lungs.
voice box-passageway for air moving from pharynx to trachea; contains vocal cords.
one of the tubules forming the respiratory system.
The passages that branch from the trachea and direct air into the lungs.
the paired organs in the thoracic cavity where gas exchange takes place between air in the alveoli and blood in the pulmonary capillaries.
progressively smaller tubular branches of the airways.
tiny sacs of lung tissue specialized for the movement of gases between air and blood.
short structures projecting from a cell and containing bundles of microtubules that move a cell through its surroundings or move fluid over the cell's surface.
protective secretion of the mucus membranes.
passing or able to pass air in and out of the lungs normally.
the metabolic processes certain organisms obtaining energy from organic molecules.
the exchange of gases between the air in the alveoli and the blood in the pulmonary capillaries.
the uppermost cartilage of the larynx; covers the larynx during swallowing
inhalation; the intake of air into the lungs
any of the fine branching blood vessels that form a network between the arterioles and venules.
Most common infectious disease in humans, prevented by proper hand hygene
Common cause of facial pain and congestion, may be bacterial or viral
Mild cold like symptoms common in young children and older adults. Abbreviated with three letters. Spread by respiratory droplets.
Fungal spore. Coughing blood. Usually only affects immunocompromised or those with lung disease. Worldwide.
Parasite carried by snails. Affects anyone in contact with contaminated water. Enters body via skin.
Fungal spore. Mostly asymptomatic. Pregnant women at risk. Common in southwest U.S.
Caused by strain of coronavirus. Most common in people in Asia. Can be fatal, no known treatment. Global threat in 2003.
Parainfluenza virus. Braking seal cough. Common in infants and children. Symptoms often lessen when child taken outside into cold air.
Commonly called "flu." Types A, B, and C. 3-5 day illness. Rest and fluids, sometimes Tamiflu.
Common symptoms: pain with breathing/coughing, productive cough, quick breathing, blood in sputum. May lead to respiratory failure in the sick, young, or elderly. Relatively common infection of the lungs.
Chronic thick, sticky mucus in lungs and digestive system. Leads skin to have a "salty taste" and makes for poor growth and development. Chronic chest infections occur in these individuals. No known cure. Lifelong disease, many people ultimately need lung transplants.
A chronic and episodic inflammatory disease that makes it difficult to breathe and causes coughing and wheezing.
A condition in which the bronchi become permanently dilated (widened) and damaged.
Branches of the passages of the respiratory system that lead from the trachea into the lungs.
An irritation and inflammation of the lining of the bronchi.
Ridge separating main bronchi
A chronic, incurable lung disease that causes difficulty breathing. aka Chronic _________ ___________ _________
A chronic, incurable lung disease in which the alveoli in lungs become filled with trapped air; usually results from smoking and chronic bronchitis.
The process of exhaling air out of the lungs.
The coughing up blood from the respiratory tract.
The process of breathing air into the lungs
Tip of epiglottis to posterior larynx
Anterior part of throat, passageway for air between pharynx and trachea
Tendency for expanded lung to decrease in size because of elastic fibers and surface tension
Main organs of respiration responsible for the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide.
Posterior to choanae and superior to soft palate- Lined with mucous membrane
Soft palate to the epiglottis
The administration of oxygen to increase the supply of oxygen to the lungs.
introduction of air into the pleural cavity.
Common passageway of digestive system and respiratory system
This is the amount of air remaining in lungs - About 1200 mL. _________ Volume
The process of inhaling air into the lungs and exhaling air out of the lungs. sputum: Mucous coughed up from the lungs.
An air passage that goes from the throat (phraynx) to the bronchi; also called the windpipe
Produced by alveolar epithelium- Forms thin layer on surface of fluid lining alveoli - Reduces surface tension
divide to form respiratory bronchioles then alveoli. ____________ bronchioles.
Amount inspired or expired during quiet breath - about 500 mL. ______ Volume
Tiny, grape-like sacs in the lungs where the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide occurs.
A contagious disease caused by a bacterium called Myobacterium tuberculosis that is transmitted through the air; usually affects the lungs, but other body parts can also be affected, such as the spine, brain, and kidney.
Sum of the ERV, IRV and the TV. About 4600 mL
surrounds each lung - formed by the pleural membranes - filled with pleural fluid
Measurement of the amount of air that can be inhaled and exhaled
What is the large muscle seperating the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity that helps with breathing?
What is the windpipe also known as?
What are the small spaces within the skull that regulate the temperature and humidity of the air taken into the body called?
What is the tube that carries air down into the windpipe?
What is the flap over the trachea that prevents clogging?
What carry air into the lungs?
What is the voicebox known as?
What are the small air sacs within the lungs associated with gas exchange?
When inhaling, what do your lungs do?
What is the thin lining within the lungs that allows them to inflate and deflate without loosing shape?
What are the tiny hairs that keep mucus and dirt out of your lungs?
Severe chest pain, shallow breathing and fever are symptoms of?
What would one do in order to clear the upper respiratory tract?
What does oxygen bind to on a blood cell?
When standing, respiration is?
What is the breathing disorder characterized by coughing and wheezing?
What infection occurs when there is an inflammation of lungs where air sacs fill with pus and liquid?
How many lobes does the right lung have?
Lack of oxygen in the tissues
Lack of oxygen in the blood
The amount of air we breathe in and out in one minute is called...
The sound relieved with a head-tilt chin lift
The sound relieved by suctioning fluids from the airway
The sound caused by swelling in the upper airway
The correct treatment for a patient who is not adequately breathing
We squeeze the bag when breathing for a non-intubated patient every ___ seconds
We squeeze the bag when breathing for an intubated patient every ____ seconds.
When a patient is choking but moving air, we encourage them to...
To listen with a stethoscope
The type of airway sounds we hear with a stethoscope
The type of airway sounds we hear without a stethoscope
Wheezing, crackles, and rhonchi are all ______ airway sounds
Snoring, gurgling, and stridor are all sounds of the ________ airway.
The chemical receptors of the body, located in the aorta, carotid arteries, and brain.
Oxygen binds to ______________ in the blood
Oxygen is carried by ______ blood cells
A beta-2 drug that causes bronchodilation, often administered by MDI.
The type of muscle lining the airways.
Complete lack of breathing
Slow, irregular respirations often observed in cardiac arrest
21% of the ambient air is made of
The majority of ambient air is made up of
Too much carbon dioxide in the body (synonym: hypercarbia)
Overventilation may cause gastric.....
A fast respiratory rate
A slow respiratory rate