Flashcards in A4. Pleural cavity and mediastinum Deck (14):
which nerve innervates the diaphragm?
originates at C 3-4-5
central portion of diaphragm
c 3,4,5 keeps the diaphragm alive
where two layers (lobe) of visceral pleura meet
where two layers of parietal pleura meet
ex: costodiaphragmatic recess
space between the two pleura
lines of reflection
changes is pleura directions
if there is fluid in the pleura sac, where do you stick needle to drain?
9th intercostal space
everything above sternal angle, pericardium, and T5
in front of pericardium
behind the pericardium
what is in the superior mediastinum?
main vessel of the lymphatic system