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AMA against medical advice
AMI acute myocardial infarction
ARDS acute resp distress syndrome
AV atrioventricular
Bx biopsy
CABG coronary artery bypass graft
Dx diagnosis
ENT ear nose throat
F/U,FU follow up
FUO fever of unknown origin
GTTS drops
IM intramuscular
inj injection
LLQ left lower quadrant
LV left ventricle
LUQ left upper quadrant
bronch/o, bronchi/o bronchus
tonsill/o tonsil
ectomy removal
pleur/o ribs/pleural
pneum/o, pneumon/o lung
sin/o, sinus/o sinus
phren/o diaphragm
laryng/o larynx
stom/o, stomat/o mouth
muc/o mucus
trache/o windpipe/trachea
bronchiol/o bronchials
rhin/o nose
spir/o breath
capn/o carbon dioxide
adenoid/o adenoids
lob/o lobe
thorac/o chest
ology study of
ist one who studies/specialist
itis inflammation
Frontal, maxillary, and sphenoidal are part of the paranasal lobes
the right lung has how many lobes 3
the left lung has how many lobes 2
What is another name for the trachea windpipe
What cavity are the lungs found in pleural
Exchange of gases between blood and body cells takes place in the alveoli
The “air sacs” of the respiratory system are the alveoli
Breathing is stimulated by the phrenic nerve
What is caused by the distention and destruction of the alveoli emphysema
What part of the brain regulates respiration pons and medulla
Influenza should NOT be treated with what aspirin
The vocal cords are found in the larynx
Asthma can be triggered by stress, allergens,exercise
What type of doctor handles respiratory disorders pulmonologist
Another name for the common cold is Rhinitis
Bacterial infection, chemical irritant, and viral infections can all cause what pneumonia/laryngitis
Another name for whooping cough is pertussis
Smoking, exposure to carcinogenic particles, and genetic dispositions can cause lung cancer
Croup often affects children
The pharynx, sinuses, and the nose are all part of the upper respiratory system
Pressure against the artery wall when the heart’s ventricles contract is known as_______________________________when taking a BP systolic
The function of the lower respiratory system is to exchange ______________In the lungs gases
The normal adult has a respiratory rate of 12-20
What is located in front of the esophagus trachea
A pulse rate below 60 beats per minute is termed bradycardia
The epiglottis covers the _______________________ when a person swallows trachea
What term refers to the spaces between pulsations rhythm
An inadequate supply of oxygen in tissue is called hypoxia
Recent eating, drinking, or smoking could affect a body temperature taken orally
Pulse oximetry measures the amount of _____________________ in arterial blood O2
What route of taking a temperature is the most accurate rectal
A visual examination of the bronchial tubes is a bronchoscopy
Body temperatures that are taken using the tympanic route are __________________than with the oral route higher
Arterial blood gas measurement is used to evaluate ____________________ balance acid-base
Measurements recorded at the patient’s first visit are the measurements against which all subsequent measurements are compared. These initial measurements are known as the baseline values
Excision of the palatine tonsils is tonsilectomy
Low blood pressure is known as hypotension
A collapsed lung is atelectasis
High blood pressure is known as hypertension
What is a condition of difficult breathing unless in an upright position orthopnea
73” will equal how many feet 6'1"
Coughing up blood or blood-stained sputum is hemoptysis
Someone weighs 80 kg. How much do they weigh in pounds 176
The term for a nosebleed is epistaxis
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