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How many lobes does each lung have

The right lung has three lobes the left lung has two lobes

alveoli types 1 & 2

Type 1 is gas exchange cells type 2 produce surfactant reduce surface tension


collapse of lung tissue affecting all of the lung

Define hypoxia

Not enough oxygen

May cause clubbing

Carbon dioxide is transported from blank to the blank

Tissues to lungs

65% carried in red blood cells as bi carbonate

Define incentive spirometry

Expand small alveoli at the bottom of lungs



Define dyspnea

Difficulty breathing

What is the treatment for tuberculosis

4 meds for 2 months.. Isoniazid, rifampin, Pyrazinamide, ethambutol then 4 months of the first two meds written

What are some visual signals of COPD

Barrel chested clubbed fingers use anti cholinergics

During the sterile procedure of suctioning a person should only suction...

On the way out