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  1. apnea
  2. tracheotomy
  3. hypercapnia
  4. pleurodynia
  5. pulse oximeter
  1. a The abnormal buildup of carvon dioxide in the blood.
  2. b Pain in the pleura.
  3. c Usually an emergency procedure in which an incision is made into the trachea to gain acdess to the airway below a blockage.
  4. d External monitor to measure the oxygen saturation level in the blood.
  5. e Absence of spontaneous respiration.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Inflammation of the larynx.
  2. Specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders of the lungs and associated tissues.
  3. Contagious bacterial infection of the upper respiratory tract that is characterized by a spasm like cough.
  4. An interruption of breathing that results in the loss of consciousness or death.
  5. A condition of having below normal oxygen level in the blood.

5 True/False questions

  1. hyperpneaAbnormal increase in the depth and rate of the respiratory movements.


  2. pneumoconiosisAn abnormal condition caused by dust in the lungs that usually develops after years of environmental or occupationa contact.


  3. emphysemaaccumulation of pus in the pleural cavity.


  4. tachypneaAbnormally slow rate of respiration; usually less than 10 breathes per minute.


  5. croupAcute respiratory syndrome in children and infants characterized by obstruction of the larynx, hoarseness, and a barking cough.