Pulmonary embolism

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  • Venous System Of The Frog

    c) Pulmo-cutanous arch- it divides into Pulmonary artery – it receives deoxygenated blood from different parts of the body and open into lungs. Cutanous artery- it supplies oxygenated blood to skin. Venous System of frog Blood vessels, which carry the deoxygenated blood from different parts of…

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  • Cardiovascular System Questions And Answers

    the right atrium of the heart -> right atrium -> right ventricle -> pulmonary artery -> lungs -> oxygen rich blood is transported to the left atrium through the pulmonary veins -> left atrium -> left ventricle -> aorta -> body. The pattern of blood flow through the cardiovascular system is through the lungs (the pulmonary circuit) and through the rest of the body to all of the cells (the systemic circuit) simultaneously. The pulmonary circuit transports oxygen-poor…

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  • Congenital Heart Disease Essay

    tricuspid valve in the right side and the mitral valve in the left side. There are also the pulmonary and aortic valves that originate from the right and the left ventricles. The heart is located in the mediastinum. During embryonic development, oxygenated blood from the placenta flows into the right atrium through the inferior vena cava. Blood from the right atrium flows to the right ventricle to the pulmonary artery then to the DA which…

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  • End-Stage COPD Case Study

    1. Describe the procedure/surgery and/or treatment and include associated complications I assisted in the care of two patients while in the critical care unit today. One of my patients was suffering from end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, while the other was experiencing an outbreak of shingles. The patient with end-stage COPD was a 57-year-old female patient, who has been hospitalized for shortness of breath related to her COPD numerous times in the past few months. Throughout my…

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  • Case Study Of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)

    Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) – the most common form of idiopathic interstitial pneumonia – is a chronic, progressive fibrotic lung disease that affects older adults. IPF is characterized by a continuing decline in lung function, poor survival, and limited therapeutic options. The invasive proliferation of fibrous tissue and scarring of the interstitium lead to a decline in forced vital capacity (FVC) (Richeldi et al. 2014). IPF has a poor prognosis; the median survival for the disease is…

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  • Smoke-Free Market Rate Multi-Unit Housing: Case Study

    the body. Smoking may be an underestimate, because it considers deaths only from the 21 diseases that have been formally established as caused by smoking (12 types of cancer, 6 categories of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [COPD], and pneumonia including influenza) (Fielding, 2015). Adults ¥ Have higher chances of having “Cancer, heart disease, breathing problems, harder time getting pregnant, colds and flu, irritated eyes, nose and throat” (Smoke-free,…

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  • The Effect Of Stress On Skeletal Muscle Performance

    Exercise induces a number of cardiovascular and respiratory responses to occur inside the body (1). As exercise commences the demand for oxygen rises in order for the body to continue providing energy for muscular function. To do this, oxygen uptake increases linearly to match skeletal muscle demand, until maximum oxygen consumption is reached (2). Ventilation will increase so more oxygen is being consumed and more carbon dioxide (CO2) is offloaded; cardiac output (the product of stroke volume…

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  • Physical Therapy Studies

    Physical Therapy is very beneficial to many of the body systems. Further investigation towards the effects of respiratory muscle training for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is critical. Exercise therapy is a regular component in the management of various (chronic) disorders, such as musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiovascular, and respiratory disorders. Respiratory diseases are defined as a group of lung diseases that block airflow and make it difficult to breathe.…

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  • Your Lungs Or Mines Essay

    Your Lungs or Mines There are many reasons why individuals choose to smoke. Most smokers start from a young age trying to fit in with the crowd, trying to look older, or probably just experimenting. As these individuals get older they try and deal with stress of every day life by smoking. It makes them feel more relaxed and at ease. Whatever the reason is, it is a hard habit to break once one starts. For many smokers today it is getting hard to find a place to smoke. I hear many…

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  • Nursing Case Study On Asthma

    Thank you very much for referring Colleen back to see me. As you are aware, I saw her on one occasion in 2014 following a prolonged hospitalisation for pneumonia. Since that time she has continued under the excellent care of Celia Lanteri at the Austin Hospital and more recently, Jibin Thomas. She continues to describe three main issues. One is repeated chest infections, although this year she believes that this has been one of the best years that she has had in that she has only needed…

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