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Duke PA Asthma/COPD

FEV1 Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 second
Normal lungs can expire ____% of their vital capacity in 1 second 70
Patients with _______ have a low vital capacity but a normal FEV1 restriction
patients with _______ may have a normal vital capacity but a decreased FEV1 obstruction
________ is defined as a low FEV1/VC ratio obstruction
________ is defined as a low vital capacity a low FEV1 but a normal FEV1/VC ratio restriction
Hyperreactive airway state asthma
episodic wheezing and shortness of breath asthma
blue bloater COPD
pink puffer emphysema
decreased respiratory drive COPD
a change in structure and function of the right ventricle of the heart as a result of a respiratory disorder cor pulmonale
low respiratory drive COPD
exercise limiting organ of the body heart
#1 cause of COPD in developed countries tobacco smoke
steroids are added early in the treatment of this disease asthma
steroids are added late in the treatment of this disease COPD
removes overdistended regions to allow more normal regions to re-expand Lung volume reduction surgery
progressive worsening over 1-3 days can lead to potentially fatal asthma
Created by: bwyche