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arterial blood gases
a test performed on arterial blood to determine levels of oxygen carbon dioxide and other gases present
to withdraw fluid or to suction as well as to draw foreign material into the respiratory tract
respiratory disease characterized by paroxysms of coughing wheezing shortness of breath and constriction of airways
one of two branches from the trachea that conducts air into the lungs where it divides and subdicides. bronchial tree
inflammation of the larynx trachea and bronchi the acute from is called croup
device that creates a mist used to deliver medication for giving respiratory treatment
obstructive sleep apnea
repetitive pharyngeal collapse during sleep which leads to absence of breathing can produce daytime drowsiness and elevated blood pressure
highly contagious bacterial infection of the respiratory tract characterized by an acute crowing inspiration or whoop
an infection or disease caused by an acid fast bacillus most commonly spread by inhalation of small particles and usually affecting the lungs
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