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Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) - def
disorder characterized by insufficient respiration and hypoxemia
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) (def)
def: disease that decreases the lungs' ability to perform their ventilatory process
def: acute, contagious respiratory infection w/ sudden onset of shills, headache, fever and muscular discomfort
def: inflammation of the pleura - usually characterized by a sharp pain upon inhalation
severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) def
def: caused by a coronavirus / infectious respiratory disease
def: form of pneumoconiosis resulting from inhalation of stone, sand, quartz or flint that contains silica.
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