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Chapter 16 vocabulay

Chapter 16 vocabulary

QuestionAnswer
Apnea Absence of breathing; respiratory arrest
Bronchoconstriction Constriction of the smooth muscles of the bronchi and bronchioles causing narrowing of the airway.
Brochodiator A drug that relaxes the smooth muscles of the bronchioles
Dyspnea Shortness of breath or perceived difficulty in brething
Hypercarbia Increased carbon dioxide levels in the blood
Hypoxemia A low oxygen content in arterial blood
Hypoxia A reduced oxygen delivery to the tissue
Metered-dose-Inhaler is a device that can give a patient medications by inhaling it
Pulsas Paradoxas A decease in the strength in the patients
Respiratory Aresst complete stoppage of breathing
Respiratory Distress increased respiratory effort resulting from impaired respiratory function
Respiratory Failure insuficient respiratory rate or tidal volume
Small-volume nebulizer a device that uses compressed air or oxygen to nebulize a liquid medication
Spacer a chamber that is connected to the meter dose inhaler to collect the medication
tripod position the position where the patients is sitting down and holding them up with there arms
Created by: Pamilee3733