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Starting with nasal cavity and working down, list the different divisions of the respiratory tract (13)

- nasal cavity

- pharynx

- larynx

- trachea

- primary bronchi

- secondary bronchi

- tertiary bronchi

- larger bronchioles

- smaller bronchioles

- terminal bronchioles

- respiratory bronchioles

- alveolar ducts

- alveoli

List the feature and symptoms of asthma (5)

•Recurrent reversible airflow obstruction

•Wheezing, cough, hyperinflation

•Reduced FEV1

•Inflammatory changes in airways

•Bronchial hyper -reactivity

What are the 2 main types of medication used to treat asthma?

- bronchodilators

- anti-inflammatories

Give 2 examples of bronchodilators

•B2adrenoreceptor agonists (e.g. salbutamol and salmeterol)

•Anticholinergic agents (e.g. ipratroprium and tiotropium)

•Leukotriene antagonists (e.g. montelukast and zafirlukast)

•Xanthines (e.g. thoephylline and aminophyline)

Give 2 examples of anit-inflammatory agents

- glucocorticoids (e.g. prednisolone and fluticasone)

- cromoglycate

- immunosupressants (e.g. azathioprine)