Flashcards in Chapter 5 words not built from word parts Deck (48)
Acid-fast bacilli smear
Test performed on sputum to determine the presence of acid fast bacilli which causes TB.
Acute respiratory distress syndrome
Respiratory failure as a result of disease or injury
Arterial blood gasses
Test performed on arterial blood to determine the levels of O2, CO2 and pH.
Deprivation of O2 for tissue use; suffocation
Aspirate 2 def.
-To withdraw fluid or suction fluid
- To draw foreign material into the respiratory tract.
Res. disease charecterized by coughing, wheezing, and SOB. Constriction and inflammation of airways
Agent that causes narrowing of the Bronchi
Agent that causes bronchi to widen.
Chest Computed tomography
Radio graphic imagining to diagnose tumors, abscesses, and pleural effusion.
Radiograph imaging to evaluate the lungs and heart. Also called a chest x ray
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Progressive lung disease that restricts airflow
Fungal disease affecting the lungs and somtimes other organs of the body
Serious cardiac disease associated with chronic lung disorders
Heard on inspiration, sound like the crinkling of celophane. Also called rales
Heriditary disorder of the exocrine glands with excesss mucous production and other symptoms.
Septum becomes disfigured. makes it hard to breathe
Stretching of the lung tissue caused by the alveoli becoming distended and losing elasticity
Ventilation of lungs beyond normal needs
Ventilation of the lungs that does not fulfill the body gas exchange needs.
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Chronic lung Disorder by increasing scarring
Highly contagious and often severe viral infection of the resp. tract
Containing both mucus and pus.
Slimy fluid secreted by the mucous membrane.
Device that creates a mist for a respiratory treatment.
infection acquired during a hospitalization
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
reptative pharyngeal collapse during sleep
periodic, sudden attack