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What is a good example of compliance and elasticity?
A Baloon! When a baloon is brand new, it is very elastic and not very compliant-
Barrel Chest
An increased anterior-posterior (AP) chest diameter
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
A SEVERE form of acute respiratory failure due to acute damage to the alveoli
Bronchitis
Inflamation to the BRONCHI
CYANOSIS
bluish, grayish or dark purple skin tone caused by reduced o2 content of the blood
DYSPNEA
difficult or labored breathing
Hemoptysis
bloody sputum
HEMOTHORAX
blood in the pleural space
PNEUMONIA
inflammation of the respiratory bronchioles and alveoli
PULMONARY EMBOLISM
sudden blockage of a pulmonary artery that disrupts blood flow to the lungs
RESPIRATORY FAILURE
Inability of the lungs to oxygenate the blood and remove carbon dioxide well enough to meet the body's needs, even at rest
TB
a chronic infectious disease caused by MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS
CORYZA
profuse nasal discharge
DYSPHAGIA
difficult or painful swallowing
EPITAXIS
nosebleed
PERTUSSIS
an upper respiratory infection also know as whooping cough
RHINITIS
inflammation of the nasal cavities
SINUSITUS
inflammation of the mucous membranes of the sinuses
STRIDOR
high-pitched, harsh sound heard during INSPIRATION, usually caused by partial airway obstruction
ADVENTITIOUS
abnormal
COMPLIANCE
distensibility (STRETCH) of the lungs
RESPIRATION
exchange of gasses between the person and the environment
VENTILATION
air movement into and out of the lungs