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    Outcomes: The American Lung Association of the Mountain Pacific (ALA) serves Alaska, Hawai’i, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming (ALA, 2016). Although the programs in each state varies based on the needs of the community, the Mountain Pacific states are dedicated to the same mission of improving lung health and preventing lung disease (ALA, 2016). Community engagement is an important component of the ALA’s marketing. On the individual level, the LUNG FORCE heroes allow community members to share their experience with lung disease to inspire and empower others to advocate for clean air (Lung Force, 2016). On the organizational level, partnerships with companies, such as CVS/Longs Drugs, allow the ALA to collaborate with other…

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    around the world. Being exposed to all those environmental degradations can cause severe diseases; for instance, 19-25% of the diseases worldwide are connected to environmental elements. In addition, a big percentage of the annual cost of health and quality of life due to environmental degradation; in other words, the disclosure to air, water, and soil pollution, to some chemicals in the surroundings, or to clamor, can cause cancer, respiratory, and cardiovascular illness, as well as kidney…

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    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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    Heart Disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, accounting for one in every four, approximately 614,348 deaths occur from it. Birth defects, high blood pressure, and diabetes, are major factors of cardiovascular disease. The heart overworks and eventually quits pumping blood. Cancer is the second cause of death, 591,699 people die each year of cancer. Tobacco, diet, and obesity contribute to cancer. Cells grow out of…

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    What is the difference between the upper and lower respiratory tracts? The upper airways or upper respiratory tract is the parts of the respiratory system lying above the glottis (Vocal cords) • Nose – External breathing organ. • Nasal passages, Inside the nose, the sticky mucous membrane lining the nasal cavity traps dust particles, and tiny hairs called cilia help move them to the nose to be sneezed or blown out • Paranasal Sinuses, - These air-filled spaces alongside the nose help make the…

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    The respiratory system is responsible for the balance of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the body to meet metabolic demands. The way a person’s breathe can be affected is by emotions and/or changes in the internal environment. The breathing process is mainly controlled by the brainstem and peripheral system. The brainstem controls several important functions of the body like arousal, breathing, and blood pressure, among other functions. In the brainstem, the medullary respiratory center consists of…

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    could indicate that she has type two respiratory failure. The main aims when treating type two respiratory failure is directed at reversing the underlying cause. Non-invasive ventilation with a tight-fitting facial or nasal mask with low levels of oxygen therapy often stabilizes these patients. When a patient is suffering from type two respiratory failure, the effectiveness of a peak flow would not affect the treatment given directly, especially when time critical, however, in none emergency…

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    Bordetella pertussis, also known as B. pertussis, is the bacteria most commonly known for its association involving the disorder Pertussis, or “whooping cough” [1]. The bacterium is a gram negative, cocobacillus capsulate that will typically colonize within the cilia of a human’s respiratory epithelium [2]. Once in the respiratory epithelium, the bacterium is able to inhibit the host’s immune system by colonizing rapidly, as well as releasing pertussis toxin, or PTx [1]. Through these…

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    The Respiratory System Organisation of cells in the system Specialised multicellular cells are very important when it comes to the organisation of cells in any type of system. Multicellular organisms are organisms which are made up of many different cells as opposed to unicellular organisms which are single celled. Multicellular organisms undergo functions such as obtaining food, moving, defending and reproducing (example of a multicellular animal); these functions are the response of the…

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    Exam on COPD and related factors Please download questions and type answers being sure to cite references. • Define COPD and describe the three major disorder groups including symptoms and diagnostic signs. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a group of lung diseases that are characterized by constant obstructed airflow through the lungs and airways. The three disorder groups are: 1. Chronic bronchitis: this is when there is "persistent inflammation and excessive secretions of…

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