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  1. High fowlers Position, Pursed lip breathing, Administer O2,
  2. 35-45 mm Hg; The amount of carbon dioxide dissolved in arterial blood.
  3. a group of tests that measure how well the lungs take in and release air and how well they move gases such as oxygen from the atmosphere into the body's circulation;(ex: Spirometry)
  4. To view airways and diagnose the lung disease; a device used to see the inside of the lungs. It can be flexible or rigid. Usually, a flexible bronchoscope is used. The flexible bronchoscope is a tube less than 1/2 inch wide and about 2 feet long. NPO for 8-12 hours before test;NPO after test until Gag Reflex return.
  5. pH down, CO2 down, and HCO3 down
  6. Inflammation of the lining of the lungs and chest (the pleura) that leads to chest pain (usually sharp) when you take a breath or cough. Also called pleuritis.
  7. Highly contagious infection caused by Mycobaterium TB. Transmitted by Droplet and use Airborne Precautions.
  8. Bronchodilator First, than Corticosteroids second.
  9. 24-26 mEq/L; Calculated value of the amount of bicarbonate in the bloodstream
  10. 80%-90%; partial pressure of oxygen that is dissolved in arterial blood.
    New Born - Acceptable range 40-70 mm Hg. Elderly: Subtract 1 mm Hg from the minimal 80 mm Hg level for every year over 60 years of age: 80 - (age- 60) (Note: up to age 90)
  11. EX: Isoniazid/Rifampin/Ethambutol; Side Effects-Turns urine, saliva, sweat, sputum orange in color.
  12. pH up, CO2 up, and HCO3 up
  13. acute viral respiratory infection that begins like the flu but quickly progresses to severe dyspnea, high fatality rate;Coronavirus.
  14. life-threatening lung condition that prevents enough oxygen from getting into the blood.
  15. a blockage of an artery in the lungs by fat, air, a blood clot, or tumor cells; Fat Emboli,Air Emboli
  16. the measure of the concentration of white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets in the blood.
  17. partial or complete collapse of a lung as a result of accumulation of Air in the interpleural space; mediastinal shift
  18. reducing inflammation; EX: Intal/Beclovent
  19. pH up, CO2 down, and HCO3 down
  20. Relax smooth muscle and increase respiration; EX: epinephrine/albuterol
  21. progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe; Chronic bronchitis-Inflammation of Bronchi(lung infection),
    Emphysema-overdistention of the airspaces of the lungs,
    Asthma
  22. 7.35- 7.45; a measurement of acidity or alkalinity
  23. Relaxes smooth muscles of the Tracheobrachial tree; EX: aminophylline/theophyline
  24. > 95%; The arterial oxygen saturation.
  25. Inflammation of the lungs caused by infection. Bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites can cause pneumonia.
  26. Respiratory Opposite; Metabolic Equal
  27. 10-20 mcg/mL (Bronchodilator)
  28. inadequate gas exchange due to damage to lungs
  29. pH down, CO2 up, and HCO3 up;
  30. analysis provides information on the following:
    1] Oxygenation of blood through gas exchange in the lungs. 2] Carbon dioxide (CO2) elimination through respiration. 3] Acid-base balance or imbalance in extra-cellular fluid (ECF).
  31. nuclear scanning test used to detect a blood clot that is preventing normal blood flow to part of a lung (pulmonary embolism);(Ex: Ventilation Scan/Perfusion Scan)
  32. Prevents bronchospasms caused by acetylcholine; EX: ipratropium bromide/atropine
  33. partial or complete collapse of a lung as a result of accumulation of Blood in the interpleural space.
  34. 35-45 mEq/L; measures the amount of carbon dioxide in the liquid part of your blood, called the serum.
  35. Used to remove fluid from the chest cavity. Pt in sitting position resting over bedside table.
  36. Tachycardia, Hypotension, Arrhythmias, GI distress, Tremors, Anxiety, Headache
  37. TB is suspected
  38. Severe form of Pneumonia — lung inflammation usually caused by infection. Legionnaires' disease is caused by a bacterium known as legionella. Bacterial growth stored in water.
  39. Diagnostic radiology procedure used to examine the chest and the organs and structures located in the chest; used to assess the lungs, as well as the heart (either directly or indirectly) by looking at the heart itself.