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Prone The patient is lying face down.
Supine The patient is lying face up.
Distal Farther away from the torso.
Proximal Closer to the torso.
Superior toward the head.
Inferior Away form the head.
Lateral To the siad away from the midline of the body.
Midline Is an imaginary vertical line that divides the body into right and left halves.
Posterior The back of the body or body parts.
Anterior The front of the body or body parts.
Anatomical Position Standing up facing forward arms are down at the sides and palms of the hands are facing forward.
Respiration The act of breathing the excange of oxyen and carbon dioxide that take place in the lungs.
Hypoxic Refers to an insufficient level of oxygen in the blood and tissues.
Clinical Dead Is when heart stops and breathing you can. Restart with CPR.
Biological Brain cell die. Can not restart.
Inspiration Refers to the process of breathing in or inhaling.
Expiration Refers to the passive process of breathing out or exhaling.
Pharynx The throat.
Epiglottis It helps close off the airway when a person swallows.
Trachea the windpipe. an air passage to the lungs.
Larynx Voice box.
Created by: alexandar