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Flashcards in Chapter 10: Airway Management Deck (12):
1

Active part of breathing

Inhalation

2

Thorax size decreases

Exhalation

3

Functional site of oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange

Alveoli

4

Space between the lungs

Mediastinum

5

Backup system to control respiration

Hypoxic drive

6

Amount of air moved during one breath

Tidal volume

7

Moves down slightly when it contracts

Diaphragm

8

Raises ribs when it contacts

Intercostal muscle

9

Exchange of air between lungs and the environment

Ventilation

10

Where the upper airway ends and the lower airway begins

Larynx

11

Insufficient oxygen for cells and tissues

Hypoxia

12

Irregular breathing pattern with increased rate and depth followed by apnea

Cheyene-stokes