Flashcards in Chpt. 12 - Key Terms Deck (13):
An abnormal breathing pattern seen during cardiopulmonary arrest, characterized by gasping and labored breathing.
A brand name of a self-inflating reservoir bag used to provide manual ventilation when an anesthetic machine is not available.
Functional residual volume
The amount of air left in the lungs after expiration.
A severe spasm in which the back arches and the feet and head flex dorsally. Has several causes including drug reactions and brain lesions.
A relative decrease in RBC mass caused by an increase in plasma volume without a corresponding increase in the number of RBCs. Seen in pregnant patients.
Abnormal accumulation of fluid in the space between the lungs and the chest wall (pleural space).
The presence of air in the space between the lungs and the chest wall (pleural space) associated with collapse of the lungs.
Bruising of lung tissue caused by blunt trauma.
Return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC)
Cardiac compression as done in CPR assists in spontaneous circulation returning
Loss of blood or plasma into tissues or spaces within the body, resulting in a decreased circulating blood volume.
A heavy snoring sound during inspiration; often caused by partial upper airway obstruction. Seen in patients with laryngospasm, laryngeal edema, and in brachycephalic dogs.