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Pulmonary Health

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Pulmonary circulation is the movement of blood from the heart to the lungs and back again. Ask questions about how to maintain a healthy heart here.
Signs of emphysema include:   1. shortness of breath   2. cough   3. difficult breathing upon exertion
For assessing the patient this is what one should do: Explain to the patient what you are about to do – even if the patient is unconscious.Ensure the patient is comfortable.Make sure the patient is as relaxed as possible.Observe if the patient is distressed in any way.It is best to monitor and...
A person with emphysema externally presents with a barrel shaped  chest. This is due to reduction in the elasticity of lungs. Also,  the patient feels shortness of breath, fatigue and gets tired  quickly.
Majority of ATP molecules are produced in mitochondria, via F1-F0  particles, through electron transport system.
Because fermentation does not involve the Krebs's cycle and the  electron transport system. This is because of lack of oxygen.
Systemic circulation:   Left atrium of heart to left ventricle of heart to aorta to body  organs to vena cava to right atrium of heart    Pulmonary circulation:   Right atrium of heart to right ventricle of heart to pulmonary  artery to both lungs to 4 pulmonary veins to left atrium of...
The clot runs up the femoral vein into the iliac vein then into the inferior vena cava then into the righr atrium to the right ventricle from where it is pumped into the lungs.
circulation of the heart 
Cell respiration takes place in both animal and plant cells.
You could have pneumonia or bronchitis.
Atelectasis refers to an area of the lung that is squeezed into a smaller than normal size. Bibasilar means this happens in the left and right bottom parts of the lung. It can be due to many things - most commonly obesity, taking small breaths, plugs of mucus, or medications that suppress the cough....
No! It is approved for use in only adults and children 10 and older by the FDA in the US. There are many precautions for use of this drug, so even in adults it is best to consult your pharmacist or doctor before using it. There was a serious warning posted by The Medical Letter about an FDA warning...
Hyperventilation Tachypnoea tachypnea (tack-ihp-NEE-ah)tachy- means rapid, and -pnea means breathingtachypneahyperventilation
B. thickness increases since mucus is produced and covers the membrane   Pulmonary edema is is an abnormal accumulation of fluid beneath the skin, or in one or more cavities of the body. It would be safe to assume that the respiratory membrane of the patient is filling up with fluid (as in...
Medical Assistants listen and watch for respiration while taking a pulse reading because: 1) They are multi-tasking2) They are trying to do it inconspicuously so that the patient doesn't purposely breathe too fast or too slow, affecting the pulse.T.Cooper, MA Student
Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a blockage of the main artery of the lung or one of its branches by a substance that has travelled from elsewhere in the body through the bloodstream (embolism). Usually this is due to embolism of a thrombus (blood clot) from the deep veins in the legs, a process termed...
When active your cells need Oxygen and Glucose, Amino acids and Fatty acids [i.e. biochemical energy] to convert it to another "type" of energy, that can be used for biological reactions. Someone could call it molecular energy stored in the molecule ATP. Apart from organisms [like ours] that use...
Pulmonary edema refers to leakage of fluid from the pulmonary  vascular system into the interstitial tissue and alveoli of the  lung. The nursing diagnosis come from clinical findings on  assessment, an ABG where the PO2 is low, chest X-ray and/or an  ultrasound.
yeah, a shrunken pulmonary mouth is a condition worth paying heed  on, be it In an individual of any age. a medical checkup is  strongly recommended.
At night when the body it's in horizontal position the blood flow from legs and abdomen it's coming to the thorax. Because of this reason the some people whit cardiac insufficiency and secondary pulmonary collection will accentuate this conditions. So you can't treat pulmonary edema by sitting up,...
According to the US National Institutes of Health site (see link in related links section), the only recommendation found about foods and nutrition in bronchiectasis includes getting plenty of fluids and eating a healthy diet while following a healthy lifestyle. Avoid sodium, solid fats, processed...
Infectious Illness. Influenza is a viral infection in the respiratory system.
Plants make their own glucose during photosynthesis. Animals obtain theirs by digesting food. They both obtain the oxygen from the air.
There are 36 ATP produced in a process known as cellular respiration
A pulmonary nodule is a small round or oval-shaped growth in the lung. It is sometimes also called a spot on the lung or a coin lesion. Pulmonary nodules are generally smaller than 3 centimeters in diameter. If the growth is larger than that, it is known as a pulmonary mass. A mass is more likely to...
oxygen and release carbon dioxide
Yes it is a terminal illness, there is no cure only prolonged  treatment to drag out your existence.
Word:Glucose+Oxygen--->carbon dioxide(+energy) Symbol:C6H12O6 + 6O2 → 6CO2 + 6H2O (+ energy)Hope this helped!:)
When plants go through cellular respiration, they use carbon  dioxide and emit oxygen as a waste product. There is no evidence  that plants also produce carbon dioxide.
 Emphysema is a long-term, progressive disease of the lungs that  primarily causes shortness of breath due to over-inflation of the  alveoli (air sacs in the lung). In people with  emphysema, the lung tissue involved in exchange of gases  (oxygen and carbon dioxide) is impaired or destroyed. ...
I guess so it would depend on how severe the embolism was. There is a wikipedia article about pulmonary embolism it talks about untreated embolism so I would say it is possible. Click on the related link below to go to the wiki page.
I have just been discharged from hospital after my third pulmonary embolism and second in a year. I think it helps to get to hospital as soon as poss if you are having symptoms.
Children with Primary Complex also known as TB should be given  healthy meals. The children need to eat fish, vegetables, fruit,  brown bread, and eggs.
The FEV1 and or FVC ratio show the presence of COPD or obstructive lung disease. The ratio can show issues with the lung guiding treatment options even if a diagnosis is not made.
They should not have drawn blood on the arm to which you had a  hepain going for this simple reason. Heparin is a blood thinner,  which prevents proper clotting of blood; in combination with a  puncture from blood draw you would get quite a blue arm, but no  worries, as long as that is all that...
Pulmonary edema is caused either because of direct injury to lung parenchyma or because of the heart's inability to function adequately which then later forces fluids into the air sacs of the lungs.
Pyruvic acid enters the mitochondrion and is oxidized into a compound called acetyl coA, which then enters the citric acid cycle (krebs).
Eric Johnson is right now conitue at 5 pm with Dan Lewis, He is no longer sport director anymore. Mike Ferrell is replaced by Eric Johnson.
Clear lung apices means that there is not defect found in the lung.  Apices is the plural of apex which is the top part of the lung.
advantages being few or maybe almost none, since it is basically an  autosomal recessive genetic disorder, it poses with several  disadvantages, including increased bleeding and clotting time, risk  of life threatening haemorrhage in case of normal bruises.
There are many causes of emphysema. Examples of causes of the disease emphysema include smoking drugs such as the one known as "weed", smoking tobacco products, and air pollution.
Basically cigarette smoking
Abdominothoracic respiration is the type of respiration dominant in males.In this type of respiration the muscles of stomach and diaphragm play a greater part than the thoracic muscles.The dominant respiration in females is thoracoabdominal respiration in which thoracic muscles are dominant.It is...
embolus is a thrombus, or in simpler language, a small mass of  intravascular clot that may have formed in the blood vessels or  heart, which consequently broke of from the vessel wall with the  flowing blood, and now because it has finally rested in the blood  vessels supplying the brain, it is...
Yes, an abscessed tooth often results in raised serum c reactivelevels.
Increased airway resistance and reduced elastic recoil. Causes severe early dyspnea, scanty sputum, and hyperinflation.
Bibasilar pulmonary nodules are small spots on the lungs. Most of  these spots 60% are considered benign, although it is best to have  them biopsied. These nodules can be seen on x ray when they are 1cm  in size. Anything over 3cm is considered a mass
Emphysema is mostly managed. But in case of deficiency of aparticular type of enzyme, called alpha-1-antitrypsin, enzymereplacement therapies are often helpful. Cessation of smoking isone of the most effective changes that can be brought, which helpin managing emphysema to great extents.
Basically smoking, as the most common cause of emphysema is smokingitself.
During respiration,a number of chemical changes release energy from food usually by combining the food with oxygen
The surface tension in the alveoli of lungs gets considerablyincreased, because of reduced synthesis of surfactants, which mayhave occured, as in most cases, due to chronic smoking. This causespermanent expansion of lungs, i.e., once inflated, they can regaintheir previous original size. Hence, the...
a person needs artificial respiration when he or she need more oxygen
Yes. Any person can get it, age doesn't matter.
Primary pulmonary hypertension is generally classified as a disease of the lung, related to high blood-pressure. Essentially, the increased pressure causes some pulmonary arteries and veins to work at drastically different rates than others, creating an imbalance that can cause fatigue, shortness of...
space in cavity
mosquito coil smoke exposure affects every system of the body, it is especially affects more to under five children such as asthma, wheezing, corneal damage, convulsion, skin problems, GI problems.
  == Answer ==   smoking   exercise   pullution   strong wind   thinkness of air   cleaness of nostrol
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No, not at all.
Yes, it does kill you but it can take years.
There is no known treatment for Emphysema
The surface tension in the alveoli of lungs gets considerablyincreased, because of reduced synthesis of surfactants, which mayhave occured, as in most cases, due to chronic smoking. This causespermanent expansion of lungs, i.e., once inflated, they can regaintheir previous original size. Hence, the...
  Depends on whether you have skilled paramedics available to very quickly transport you to surgery.   Otherwise, not a lot.
You didnt say how long....a day a week a year?be specific!
in respiration energy is released so it is a exothermic reaction.
According to the Mayo Clinic - Preventing clots in the deep veins in your legs (deep vein thrombosis) will help prevent pulmonary embolism. Some prevention measures are used in hospitals. Others are precautions you can take yourself. Preventive steps in the hospitalHeparin or warfarin (Coumadin)...
Sometimes people can't help how they sneeze. It's an involuntary  action in most cases. However, people can leave the room or at  least cover their noses in an attempt to mask the noise.
  There WAS a St James' Hospital in Balham, South West London.   It was amalgamated with St Georges Hospital, Tooting and subsequently closed and then demolished.   Richard Butler ex-student nurse 1969-1971
Sound to me like it's either a piece of decomposing food that could have been lodged in your teeth or mouth, or it could have been mucus. Sometimes mucus that you normally blow out your nose can drip down your throat and then come out your mouth. Have you been sick or had tonsilitis recently, cous...
A change in respiratory rate or tidal volume.... meaning, respiratory rate decreases, maybe becomes apneic, or the tidal volume decreases...or maybe BOTH. Also, a circuit disconnect!
There is no set time, but it will take months, generally.Generally you will take a medicine called Coumadin (warfarin) that will "thin" the blood, that is, take the blood longer to clot and avoid an additional blood clot from forming.This and the tincture of time, that is, the body's ability to...
sudden open mouth breathing panting agitation dilated pupils while still panting struggling not to be held
It undergoes anaerobic respiration, so it does not use oxygen in respiration and cannot survive in the presence of oxygen when it is in its vegetative form.
Coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, tightness in the chest.
You should tell a doctor about it and check if your fine..
The medical term for a cough is tussis. Whooping cough is pertussis; one common brand of cough medicine is Robitussin.