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OXIMETRY A NONINVASIVE METHOD TO DETERMINE A PATIENTS PERCENT OXYGEN SATURATION SaO2 IN THE ARTERIAL BLOOD
PaCO2 PARTIAL PRESSURE OF CARBON DIOXIDE CO2 IN THE BLOOD GIVES INFORMATION ABOUT THE PRODUCTION OF CARBON DIOXIDE THROUGH METABOLIC PROCESSES AND THE REMOVAL OF IT FROM THE BODY VIA THE LUNGS
PaO2 PARTIAL PRESSURE OF OXYGEN IN THE BLOOD MEASURES THE OXYGEN CONTENT OF THE ARTERIAL BLOOD MOST OF WHCIH IS BOUND TO HEMOGLOBIN FORMING OXYHEMOGLOBIN
pH MEASURES OF THE ACID BASE BALANCE IN THE ARTERIAL BLOOD A SMALL CHANGE IN pH MAY REFLECT A DRASTIC CHANGE IN CO2 IN BLOOD AND TISSUE
PLEURA MEMBRANE LINING THE CHEST CAVITY AND COVERING THE LUNGS
PLEURAL EFFUSION THE ABNORMAL COLLECTION OF FLUID IN THE PLEURAL SPACE
PLEURISY INFLAMMATION OF THE PLEURA CAUSED BY INFECTION INJURY OR TUMOR IT MAY CAUSE COMPLICATION OF LUNG DISEASES-PNEUMONIA TB INFLUENZA AND LUNG ABSCESS
PNEUMONIA DISEASES THAT CAUSES INFLAMMATION OF THE LUNGS
POLYCYTHEMIA AN INCREASED NUMBER OF RED BLOOD CELLS IN THE BLOOD MAY BE CAUSE BY CHRONIC HYPOXEMIA
POSTURAL DRAINAGE AND PERCUSSION POSTURAL DRAINAGE IS A TECHNIQUE IN WHICH THE PATIENT ASSUMES ONE & MORE POSITIIONS THAT FACILITATE THE DRAIN OF SECRETION FROM BRONCHIAL ARW THE PROC THAT FACILITATE THE DRAINAGE OF SECRETIONS FROM BRONCHIAL ARW THE PROC UTILIZES THE FORCE OF GRAVITY TO
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