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1

What is an obstructive airway disease that is characterized by coughing, wheezing and difficulty breathing?

P.S.- This sucks really bad

Asthma

2

What is the general cause of asthma?

Spasm of the smooth muscle in the sentimental bronchi and the bronchioles

3

What are the two types of asthma?

1) Extrinsic
2) Intrinsic

4

Which type of asthma is triggered by a type of allergen?

Extrinsic

5

Which type of asthma is caused by a non-allergen type of trigger such as stress, cold, or exercise (not technically)

Intrinsic

(exercised induced asthma is more commonly known as exercise induced bronchospasm or EIB) But that is real life, not class.

6

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

7

What will cause the "smoker's cough?"

The destruction of the cilia of the airway.

8

What is a primary tumor of the bronchus?

Bronchogenitc carcinoma

9

T/F: Cigarette smoking has a direct correlation to the development of lung cancer?

True

10

T/F: Lung cancer is highly metastatic?

True

11

which lymph node becomes enlarged when lung cancer is developmign?

Sentinel (Signal) Node

12

Which nerve is effected when ther is paralysis of 1/2 of the diaphragm?

Phrenic

13

Which nerve is effected when a patient presents with paralysis if 1/2 of the larynx?

Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve

14

Where would internthroacic disease refer pain into the spinal column as it pertains the the chiropractor?

Mid-Thoracic Cord Segments