Busy. Please wait.

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know (0)
Know (0)
remaining cards (0)
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

308 Unit 2 Lung Dise

Aspiration Radiodense or radioaque outline EF: soft tissue technique for upper airway (-)
Atelectasis Radiodense lungs regions with shift of heart and trachea in servere cases EF: Increase
Bronchitis Hyperinflation and dominant lung markings of lower lungs EF: none
Bronchiectasis Radiodense lower lungs EF: none
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease COPD Depends on cause EF: changes only in severe cases
Cystic Fibrosis Increases radiodensities in specific lung regions EF: increase with severe conditions
Dyspnea (difficulty breathing) Depending on cause EF: dependent on cause
Emphysema Increased lung dimensions, barrel chest, flattened diaphragm, radiolucent lungs EF: Significantly decrease, dependent of severity
Epiglottitis Narrowing of upper airway at epiglottic region EF: soft tissue lateral technique (-)
Lung Neoplasm (Bengin- Hamartoma) Radiodensities with sharp outlines; mass may be calcified EF: none
Lung Neoplasm(Malignant) Slight shadows in early stages, larger defined radioqaque masses in advanced stages EF: none
Pleural effusion (Hydrothorax-in pleural cavity) Empyema-fluid in pus Hemothorax-fluid in blood increased radiodensity, air-fluid levels, possible mediastinal shifts EF: increase
Pleurisy Possible air-fluid levels, or none with dry pleurisy EF: none
Pneumonia (Aspiration, Bronchopneumonia, Lobar-pneumoococcal, Viral- interstitial Patchy infiltrate with increased radio density EF: none
Pneumothorax lungs seem displaced from chest wall, no lung markings EF: none
Pulmonary edea (fluid within lungs) increased diffuse radiodensity EF: increase in severe cases
Pulmonary emboli (sudden blockage of artery in lungs) rarely demonstrated on chest radiographs except for possible wedge shaped opacity (Hampton's hump) EF: none
Respiratory distress syndrome RDS or Hyaline Membrane Disease HMD in children Granular pattern of increased radiodensity throughout lungs, possible air-fluid levels EF: increase without obscuring pathology
Primary TB Small opaque spots throughout lungs; enlargement of hilar region in early stages EF: none
Reactivation (secondary) TB Regions of calcification with cavitations, frequently in area of upper lobes and apices with upward retraction of hila EF: none or slightly increased
Anthracosis- black lung (Occupational lung disease- pneumoconiosis) Small opaque spots throughout lungs EF: None
Asbestosis (Occupational lung disease-pneumoconiosis) Calcifications (radiodensities) involving the pleura EF: None
Silicosis (Occupational lung disease pneumoconiosis) (distinctive pattern of scarring and dense nodules EF: None
Created by: jasproles