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A smokers lung has poor ------- due to narrowing or constriction because of no straight route for meds.
Three goals of inspired nation
Humidify gas,improve mobilization and elimination of secretions,deliver meds to respiratory tract
What is goal of pharmacology respiratory care
To maintain open airways through three mechanisms of action
What are three mechanisms of action for RC Pharmacology
Relax bronchial smooth muscle,control or reduce secretions,reduce or prevent airwAy mucosal adema (swelling)
Betters to use a nebulizer
Can't follow instructions,poor inspiration capacity, can't hold breath,unstable breathing pattern
What are the variables that affect aerosol deposition in the lung
Physical properties(weight),pattern of inhalation,temp in humidity,status of lung condition(past damage)
Patterns of inhalation
Lung volumes,inspiratory time,flow rates,mouth vs nose breathing,maneuvers (inspirational hold)
Direct transmission of microorganisms by physicalbcontact between one person and anoth
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