Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


Anoxia condition of being without oxygen
Apnea absence of breathing
Atelectasis collapsed area of the lung
Cannula a tube for insertion into a cavity
cyanosis blue tinge to the skin or mucous membrane
dyspnea difficulty breathing
endotracheal within the trachea
expectorate cough up and spit out
expiration movement of air out of the lungs
humidifier device supplying moisture
hypercapnia increased level of carbon dioxide in the blood
hemothorax blood in the cavity without air
pneumothorax air in the pleural cavity
hemopneumo caused from true trauma, also will have tension pneumo (both air and blood)
hypoxemia decreased amount of oxygen in the bloodstream
hypoxia less oxygen available to meet cellular needs
inspiration movement of air into the lungs
nebulizer device that dispenses liquid in a fine spray
obturator a curved guide fora tracheostomy tube
retractions muscles moving inward on inspiration
stridor high pitched, harsh, or musical sounds on inspiration
tachypnea fast breathing rate
tenacious sticky
tracheostomy opening into the trachea
Created by: shosh316
Popular Nursing sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards