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What are the 4 types of respiration and what do they do?

Pulmonary - moving in and out
External - alveoli/capillary gas exchange
Internal - gas exchange between the cells and systemic capillaries
Cellular - the breakdown of glucose

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What is hypoxemia

A low oxygen content in the arterial blood

2

What is hypoxia

An inadequate amount of oxygen being delivered to the cells

3

What is the narrowest portion of the upper airway in children?

The cricoid cartilage

4

What are the 2 manual airway maneuvers

Head tilt, chin lift
Jaw thrust

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What are the 2 mechinacal airways?

Oropharyngeal
Nasopharyngeal

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What airway opening maneuver would you use on a patient with a suspected spinal injury

Jaw thrust

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During suction, how far should you insert the catheter be inserted

Only as far as you can see

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What is a stoma?

A surgical opening in the front of the neck

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at what rate would you flow a nasal cannula

2 to 6 lpm

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At what rate would you flow oxygen in a non rebreather mask?

15 lpm