20 notecards = 5 pages (4 cards per page)
A/An __________ is the surgical repair or alteration of parts of the nasal septum.
The passage of a tube through the nose or mouth and into the trachea to establish or maintain an open airway is known as __________ intubation.
A/An __________ is an emergency procedure performed to gain access to the airway below a blockage.
A/An __________ is administered to prevent or relieve coughing.
A/An __________ is the surgical removal of all or part of a lung.
The absence of oxygen from the body's gases, blood, or tissues is known as __________ .
The abnormal buildup of carbon dioxide in the blood is known as __________ .
Any interruption of normal breathing resulting in asphyxia is known as __________ or suffocation.
A pulse __________ is an external monitor placed on the patient's finger or earlobe to measure the oxygen saturation level in the blood.
A sleep apnea study is also known as __________ .
The direct visual examination of the larynx is known as __________ .
A/An __________ is medication that expands the opening of the passages into the lungs.
The absence of spontaneous respiration is known as __________ .
The condition caused by coal dust in the lungs is known as __________ .
A collection of blood in the pleural cavity is called __________ .
The progressive loss of lung function in which the chest sometimes assumes an enlarged barrel shape is known as __________ .
The __________ is the muscle that separates the thoracic cavity from the abdomen. This muscle makes breathing possible.
A/An __________ is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the lungs and associated tissues.
Pain in the pleura that occurs in relation to breathing movements is known as __________ .
A/An __________ is a collection of pus within a body cavity.