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    Evaluation of the physiologic effects of high-flow nasal cannula (HFNC), which “is a heated, humidified, high-flow oxygen delivery system that can generate total gas flows of up to 60 L/min with an adjustable FIO2”, compared to conventional oxygen therapy (COT) for patients with hypoxemia and acute dyspnea in the emergency department was the focus of this study published in the American Association for Respiratory Care Journal (Rittayami, Tscheikuna, Praphruetkit, & Kijpinyochai, 2015). The study had two goals: (1) to evaluate the level of dyspnea after use of HFNC (2) to evaluate patient’s comfort, change in breathing rate, adverse effects, and frequency of hospitalization (Rittayami et al., 2015). Forty randomized subjects participated in…

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    Why My Dog's Wet Nose

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    licking her nose? A person has around five million smell receptors in her nose. Your dog has between 20-300 million. When a dog is actively checking something out, her nose produces a thin layer of mucus. This sticky mucus covers her nose, and picks up thousands of chemical scent signatures. When she licks her nose, those chemical scents are transferred to the olfactory glands in the roof of her mouth, allowing her to separate and identify them. If you look closely at your dog’s nose, you…

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    the size and the shape of the pharyngeal, oral, and nasal cavities, which provides the quality and uniqueness of the voice from the vocal tract with airflow and sound. Airflow is converted into air pressure by articulators, which…

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    The nasal septum is a flesh and membrane-covered cartilage wall dividing the nose into right and left nostrils. Fashion-forward individuals pierce the nasal septum, but perforations can also result from illnesses such as syphillis or rare inflammatory disorders, nose picking and drug abuse. A perforated septum 's symptoms include nose bleeds, recurring infections, sinusitis, whistling, congestion and a bad smelling crust. Doctors can monitor small perforations while managing tjem with ointments,…

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    usual for a whale (Ridgway et al. 2012). White whales produce sound through the pressurization of the nasal cavities, as has been shown by placing catheters in these cavities of whales. After placement of the catheter into a whale, it undergoes a series of tasks that will cause the whale to use echolocation in order to detect a specific object within its immediate surroundings. The whale will then vocalize as a means of conveying that it has found the object. During this process, the…

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    Congestion It’s the time of the year again when our nose is exposed to cold and starts to run, our chest are so congested and nothing feels good. In short, congestion season is here. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nasal_congestion Nasal congestion is caused by many factors, but its effects range from a simple irritation to older children and adults to a life-endangerment condition for infants, like • Can obstruct our hearing and speech. • Can interfere with sleep by causing snoring. • Can…

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    Probiotics increase immunity and decrease inflammation caused by allergens. There are several strains that help to relieve spring allergies, including Lactobacillus acidophilus, Bifidobacterium lactis and Escherichia coli Nissile. Steam Showers - After you have been outdoors, launder your clothes and take a shower. Allergens stick to your skin, hair and clothes, so it is essential that you remove your clothing and take a shower to prevent them from spreading to other surfaces in your home.…

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    Utilizing High Flow Nasal Cannula During the First Five Minutes of Cardiac Arrest Statement of problem Cardiac arrest is the most serious and urgent medical emergency faced by EMS providers. Due to this fact, paramedics are granted the ability to perform advance life support procedures typically reserved for only physicians. Unfortunately, due to inherent nature of EMS, initial personnel arriving on scene in the first 5 minutes of cardiac arrest after initial patient contact is severely…

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    Low Flow Of Oxygen Essay

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    Oxygen can be delivered by low or high flow systems depending upon the client’s need. Low flow methods allow for room air to be inhaled along with the supplemental oxygen; examples of low flow methods include nasal cannulas, face masks, oxygen tents, and transtracheal catheters. The nasal cannula can deliver 2 to 6 L/minute and is the cheapest most commonly utilized device tolerated well by clients. In addition, the device is easily applied and does not block the mouth allowing the client the…

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    Patient was sitting on the bed. Nasal cannula wasconnected but in use because doctor is weaning patient off oxygen in the…

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