Flashcards in 7.6 Deck (13):
Common respiratory conditions...
When large particles trigger the diaphragm to contract quickly.
When particles get trapped by hairs in the nose, causing a message to be sent to our brain, coordinating muscles.
When something in the environment irritates the airways. The bronchi and bronchioles narrow.
Asthma can be cured using...
Ventolin to relax airways.
Emphysema can be caused by...
A lifestyle of smoking.
What happens when you smoke?
Toxic chemicals and tar cover the inside of the alveoli.
Smoking means air cannot...
Move in and out easily.
Symptoms of smoking....
Pneumonia is caused by...
A virus infection in the lungs.
What happens during pneumonia?
Alveoli fill up with bacteria, pus and fluid.
Air is prevented from moving into lungs.