Structures that make up the RS Practitioners & Practice Infectious Disorders Illnesses Abbreviations/Other

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What is the structure where air enters the body, which is lined with cilia?
The Nose

100

What is an allied health care professional who specializes in airway management, mechanical ventilation, and blood acid-base balance? from the latin word respirare
A respiratory therapist

100

What is the infectious rhinitis?
The common cold

100

What is the absence of breathing?
Apnea

100

What is the abbreviation for arterial blood gas
ABG

200

What is also known as the throat?
Pharynx

200

What is the physician called who specializes in diagnosing and treating respiratory disorders? pulmon/o (lung) - logist (one who specializes)
A Pulmonologist

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What is a rhythmic respiratory pattern in which a variation in depth of respirations alternates with periods of apnea?
Cheyne-Stokes

200

What is the inflammation of the smaller bronchial tubes?
Bronchial pneumonia

200

What is abbreviation for shortness of breath?
SOB

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What is bronch/o, bronchi/o meaning?
bronchus

300

What is the branch of study concerned with the ear, nose, and throat and diagnosis and treatment of its diseases?
Otolarynogology

300

What is influenza?
The flu

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What is an acute infectious inflammation of the larynx, trachea, and bronchi?
Pertussis

300

What is the abbreviation for respiratory rate?
R

400

What is the structure that is also known as the windpipe?
The trachea

400

What is an otolaryngologist?
Physician who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of ear, nose, and throat disease?

400

What is whooping cough?
Pertussis

400

What is a viral infection that causes swelling of the larynx and epiglottis; a barking noise is characteristic?
Croup

400

What is COPD?
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

500

What are the folds of mucous membranes that vibrate as air from the lungs flowers over them to produce sound?
vocal cords

500

What is the medical specialty of diagnosing and treating respiratory disorders?
Pulmonology

500

What is orthopnea?
Discomfort or difficulty in breathing while lying flat?

500

What is abnormal narrowing of the trachea?
Tuberculosis

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What is the abbreviation for oxygen?
O2

Chapter 11 The Respiratory System

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