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carbox/y

CO

62

hem/o

blood

63

glob/o

shaped like globe; comprehensive

64

-in

a substance

65

Arterial blood gases

blood test t measure the partial pressure of the gases oxygen and CO2

66

Pulmonary function tests

diagnostic procedure to measure the capacity of the lungs and the volume of air that the lngs can move during inhalation and exhalation

67

pulse oximetry

measures the O2 saturation in Blood

68

Heimlich maneuver

procedure to assist a chocking victim with a complete obstruction somewhere between the pharynx and the lungs

69

vital signs

medical procedure during a physical examination in which the temperature, pulse, and respirations are measured

70

incentive spirometer

encourages deep breathing in a post surgical patient

71

pneumonectomy

surgical procedure to remove the entire/partial ling. Possible due to cancer NOT to treat asthma

72

Tracheotomy

incision intot he trachea

73

Tracheostomy

a surgically created opening is made either temporarily or permanent

74

trache/o-

trachea

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-stomy

surgically created opening