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The absence of oxygen from the body/es gases, blood, or tissues.
The form pneumoconiosos caused by coal dust in the lungs.
Medication administered to prevent, or relieve coughing.
The loss of the ability of the laryns to produce normal speech sounds.
Absence of spontaneous respiration.
The form of pneumoconiosis caused by asbestos particles in the lungs.
The condition that occurs when the body cannot get the air it needs to function.
An interruption of breathing that results in the loss of consciousness or death.
A chronic alleric disorder characterized by spisodes of severe breathing difficulty, coughing and wheezing.
Condition in which the lung fails to expand because air cannot pass beyond the bronchioles that are blocked by secretions.
Abnormally slow rate of respiration; usually less than 10 breathes per minute.
Chronic enlargement of bronchi or bronchioles resulting from an earlier lung infection that was not cured.
Medication that expands the opening of the passages into the lungs.
Excessive discharge of mucus from the bronchi
Visual examination of the bronchi using a bronchoscope.
Pattern of alternating periods of rapid breathing, slow breathin, and the absence of breathing.
Acute respiratory syndrome in children and infants characterized by obstruction of the larynx, hoarseness, and a barking cough.
Genetic disorder in which the lungs are clogged with large amounts of abnormally thick mucus.
Acuste infectious disease of the trroat and upper respiratory tract caused by the presence of diphtheria bacteria.
voice impairment including hoarseness, weakness, or loss of voice.
Difficult or labored breathing.
Progressive loss of lung function due to a decrease in the total number of alveoli, the enlargement of the remaining alveoli, and then the progressive destruction of their walls.
accumulation of pus in the pleural cavity.
The passage of a tube through the nose or mouth into the treachea to establish or maintain an open airway.
Bleeding from the nose.
Spitting of blood or bloodstained sputum derived from the lungs or bronchial tubes as the result of a pulmonary or bronchial hemorrhage.
Accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity.
The abnormal buildup of carvon dioxide in the blood.
Abnormal increase in the depth and rate of the respiratory movements.
Shallow or slow respiration.
A condition of having below normal oxygen level in the blood.
The condition of having below normal oxygen levels in the body tissues and cells.
Surgical removal of the larynx.
Inflammation of the larynx.
Paralysis of the larynx.
Visual examination of the larynx using a laryngoscope.
The cavity located between the lungs.
Medical equipment that dispenses doses of medication in the form of a mist.
Specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders of the ears, nose, and throat.
Contagious bacterial infection of the upper respiratory tract that is characterized by a spasm like cough.
Inflammation of the pharynx; also known as a sore throat.
Surgical repair of the pharynx.
Surgical removal of part of the pleura.
Inglammation of the visceral and parietal pleura in the toracic cavity.
Pain in the pleura.
An abnormal condition caused by dust in the lungs that usually develops after years of environmental or occupationa contact.
Surgical removal of all or part of a lung.
Accumulation of air or gas in the pleural spacecausing the lung to collapse.
Test that measures physiological activity during sleep.
Specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders of the lungs and associated tissues.
External monitor to measure the oxygen saturation level in the blood.
Accumulation of pus in the pleural cavity.
Inflammatin of the sinuses.
Testing method that utilizes a spirometer to record the volume of air inhaled or exhaled and the length of tiem each breath takes.
Abnormally rapid rate of respiration, usually of more than 20 breaths per minute.
Puncture of the chest wall with a needle to obtain fluid from the pleual cavity for diagnostic purposes, to drain pleural effusions or to reexpand a collapsed lung.
Surgical creation of an opening into the chest.
Creating an opening into the trachea and inserting a tube to facilitate the passage of air or the removal of secretions.
Usually an emergency procedure in which an incision is made into the trachea to gain acdess to the airway below a blockage.
An infectious disease caused by mycobacterium tuberculosi.