The Anatomy of the Respiratory System

The Anatomy of the Respiratory System

The respiratory system consists of the airways, lungs, bony thorax, and respiratory muscles and functions in conjunction with the central nervous system (CNS). These structures work together to deliver oxygen to the bloodstream and remove excess carbon dioxide from the body. More »


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NCLEX RN Practice Question # 602

NCLEX Examination. Practice Question # 602.     Breast Cancer Description Breast cancer is classified as invasive when it penetrates the tissue surrounding the mammary duct and grows in an irregular pattern. Metastasis occurs via lymph nodes. Common sites ofmetastasis

NCLEX RN Practice Question # 601

NCLEX Examination. Practice Question # 601.   Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease Dementia Dementia is a syndrome with progressive deterioration in intellectual functioning secondary to structural or functional changes. Long-term and short-term memory loss occur, with impairment in judgment, abstract thinking,

NCLEX RN Practice Question # 600

NCLEX Examination. Practice Question # 600.   Airborne precautions Diseases Measles Chickenpox (varicella) Disseminated varicella zoster Tuberculosis Barrier protection Single room is maintained under negative pressure; door remains closed except upon entering and exiting. Negative airflow pressure is used in

NCLEX RN Practice Question # 599

NCLEX Examination. Practice Question # 599.     Herpes simplex virus Herpes simplex virus affects the external genitalia, vagina, and cervix and causes draining, painful vesicles. Virus usually is transmitted to the fetus during birth through the infected vagina or

NCLEX RN Practice Question # 598

NCLEX Examination. Practice Question # 598.   SCABIES Description Scabies is a parasitic skin disorder caused by an infestation of Sarcoptes scabiei (itch mite). Scabies is endemic among schoolchildren and institutionalized populations as a result of close personal contact. Incubation

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