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What is the right atrium?
Chamber of the heart receiving deoxygenated blood

100

What is the larynx?
spell the anatomical term for voicebox

100

What is ventilation?
process of moving air in and out

100

What is pneumonia?
fluid in the lungs

100

What is a positive inotrope?
The term for a drug that strenghtens myocardial contraction.

200

What is the pulmonary artery?
Only artery in the body carrying deoxygenated blood

200

What are the intercostals and diaphragm?
two skeletal muscles responsible for breathing

200

What is external respiration?
Type of respiration involving gas excvhange between blood and alveoli

200

What is Cystic Fibrosis?
genetic disorder causing excessively thick mucus in the bronchial passageways

200

What is hemoglobin?
Molecule carrying oxygen on red blood cells

300

What are the semilunar valves?
valves closing to cause the second heart sound

300

What is the Phrenic nerve?
Name of nerve controlling the diaphragm

300

What is diffusion?
Process of oxygen crossing avleoli epithelium into blood capillaries

300

What is COPD?
4th leading cause of death; includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis

300

What is the pulmonary vein?
Blood vessel carrying oxygenated blood into the left atrium of the heart

400

What is the pericardium/ epicardium?
connective tissue layer protecting the heart

400

What is pseudostratified and simple squamous?
Type of epithelial tissue found in the trachea and alveoli, respectively

400

What is vital (lung) capacity?
Respiratory volume describing amount of total exchangeable air

400

What is pleurisy?
disorder caused by a lack of or decreased amount of fluid between the visceral and parietal pleural membranes

400

What is a bronchiole?
air passageway connecting to alveoli

500

What is veins, veinules, capillary beds, arterioles, arteries
Order of vessels from lowest to highest pressure

500

What is the oral cavity, oropharynx, laryngopharynx, larynx, trachea, primary bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli?
The order of structures through which air passesd from oral cavity to alveoli

500

What is the functional residual capacity (FRC)? Will also accept residual capacity (RV)
Respiratory volume higher in patients with emphysema

500

What is a pacemaker?
device used to regulate the electrical conducting system in a person suffering from heart damage

500

What is the Heimlich?
Spell maneuvar used to forcibly remove food from an airway

NURS 4290 Cardiac Pharmacology Jeopardy

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