Flashcards in Lungs: Clinical Deck (14):
What is an obstructive airway disease that is characterized by coughing, wheezing and difficulty breathing?
P.S.- This sucks really bad
What is the general cause of asthma?
Spasm of the smooth muscle in the sentimental bronchi and the bronchioles
What are the two types of asthma?
Which type of asthma is triggered by a type of allergen?
Which type of asthma is caused by a non-allergen type of trigger such as stress, cold, or exercise (not technically)
(exercised induced asthma is more commonly known as exercise induced bronchospasm or EIB) But that is real life, not class.
T/F: Chiropractic is not able to help with asthma.
False: chiropractic has been noted to be very helpful with asthma and it is often associated with upper thoracic subluxations
What will cause the "smoker's cough?"
The destruction of the cilia of the airway.
What is a primary tumor of the bronchus?
T/F: Cigarette smoking has a direct correlation to the development of lung cancer?
T/F: Lung cancer is highly metastatic?
which lymph node becomes enlarged when lung cancer is developmign?
Sentinel (Signal) Node
Which nerve is effected when ther is paralysis of 1/2 of the diaphragm?
Which nerve is effected when a patient presents with paralysis if 1/2 of the larynx?
Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve