Chapter 9 Respiratory System Diseases and Disorders

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1. 

Without pain

 

Analgesics

 
2. 

Against fever

 

Antipyretics

 
3. 

Without breathing

 

Apnea

 
4. 

measurement of the amounts of carbon dioxide and oxygen in the blood

 

Arterial blood gases

 
5. 

a chronic dilation of the bronchus

 

Bronchiectasis

 
6. 

Procedure to look into the bronchus

 

Bronchoscopy

 
7. 

condition of unknown pathogenesis, usually is related to poor distal circulation and oxygenation.

 

Clubbing

 
8. 

Difficulty breathing

 

Dyspnea

 
9. 

Coughing up blood

 

Hemoptysis

 
10. 

Low blood oxygen level

 

Hypoxemia

 
11. 

low oxygen

 

Hypoxia

 
12. 

difficulty breathing in a lying position

 

Orthopnea

 
13. 

sputum or excessive mucus is brought up and expelled

 

Productive cough

 
14. 

abnormal musical sounds heard on inspiration, often called crackles

 

Rales

 
15. 

Runny nose

 

Rhinorrhea

 
16. 

dry rattling sounds in the bronchi due to obstruction of the airways

 

Rhonchi

 
17. 

fluid or secretions coughed up from the lungs

 

Sputum

 
18. 

Rapid breathing

 

Tachypnea

 
19. 

insertion of a tube to withdraw air and assist in reexpanding the lung

 

Thoracentesis

 
20. 

Produced by partial obstruction of the airways

 

Wheezing