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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COPD Diagnosis Procedure

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Review) Description Also known as chronic obstructive lung disease and chronic airflow limitation Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a disease state characterized by airflow obstruction caused by emphysema or chronic bronchitis. Progressive airflow limitation occurs, associated

Z-track injections Technique

Method of Z-track injection When using the Z-track method, you displace the tissue before you insert the needle. Once the needle’s withdrawn, the tissue’s restored to its normal position. this traps the drug inside the muscle and prevents any leakage.

Chest Tube Insertion Technique

Chest Tube Drainage System Description The chest tube drainage system returns negative pressure to the intrapleural space. The system is used to remove abnormal accumulations of air and fluids from the pleural space. Drainage collection chamber The drainage collection chamber

Save Life, How to Help Someone Having Heart Attack

HEART FAILURE Description Heart failure is the inability of the heart to maintain adequate cardiac output to meet the metabolic needs of the body because of impaired pumping ability. Diminished cardiac output results in inadequate peripheral tissue perfusion. Congestion of

How to Remove Kidney Stones

RENAL CALCULI ( Review) Description Calculi are stones that can form anywhere in the urinary tract; however, the most frequent site is the kidneys. Problems resulting from calculi are pain, obstruction, tissue trauma, secondary hemorrhage, and infection. The stone can

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