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

100

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

100

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

100

The common cold
What is the infectious rhinitis?

100

Apnea
What is the absence of breathing?

100

ABG
What is the abbreviation for arterial blood gas

200

Pharynx
What is also known as the throat?

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

SOB
What is abbreviation for shortness of breath?

300

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

300

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

300

The flu
What is influenza?

300

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

300

R
What is the abbreviation for respiratory rate?

400

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

400

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

400

Pertussis
What is whooping cough?

400

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

400

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
What is COPD?

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

Tuberculosis
What is abnormal narrowing of the trachea?

500

O2
What is the abbreviation for oxygen?