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Haney GP ch.9

chapter 9

What is an acute or chronic inflammation of the mucous membranes of the paranasal sinuses? Sinusitis; how would you treat this condition?
What is known as an "upper respiratory tract infection"? Common Cold
What causes neck mass in more than 90% of patients? Nasopharyngeal carcinoma
The loss of small that continues without a cause is? Anosmia
Why are abscesses more common in the lower and right lung? more vertical bronchus
What are possible complications of influenza? bronchitis, sinusitis, otitis media, and cervical lymphadenitis
A crooked nasal septum or deviated septum can cause compromise of the air passage; increased tendency of sinusitis; cosmetic concern
What is COPD? encompasses several obstructive diseases of the lungs
alveoli become enlarged, gradual difficulty breathing, dyspnea are all symptoms of? Pulmonary Emphysema
Wheezing, productive cough, and difficulty breathing are all signs of? Asthma
a pneumonia-like disease cuased by bacteria that thrive in warm aquatic environments; inhaled from moisture droplets in air conditioning units... legionella infection
What diseases are included in COPD? Bronchitis, asthma, cystic fibrosis, emphysema
Epstein-Barr virus is the cause of mononucleosis
What are viral infections followed by? bacterial infections of the pharynx, middle ear, sinuses, larynx, or lungs
What can predispose someone of the common cold? Lack of excersise, poor nutrition, poor health
What is another term for a nose bleed? Epistaxis; know causes
What is a pulmonary embolism? occurs when a blood clot or other material lodges in and occludes an artery
What is caused by inhalation of inorganic dus, occurs in occupational diseasest? pneumoconiosis
What is histoplasmosis caused by? Fungus H
Where is histoplasmosis found? upper Midwest and southward along the Mississippi and Ohio Riverbeds
How can you prevent influenza? Vaccinations
What takes many years to develop and is usually bilateral and involve the lower lobes of the lungs? Bronchiectasis
What is the main symptom of bronchiectasis? foul-smelling septum
--- a destructive disease of the alveoli and the adjacent capillary walls resulting in chroinc dyspnea, cough adn the charactoeristic barrel chest emphysema
What is a pneumothorax? accumulation of air in the the pleural cavity
Created by: mhtgroup



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