Flashcards in Respiratory Emergencies Deck (13)
What are four complications that interfere with adequate oxygen intake?
Upper airway obstruction
Lower airway obstruction
Chest wall impairment
What are blebs or bullae?
Fluid buildup occurs through what two mechanisms?
High pressure (cardiogenic)
High permeability (noncardiogenic)
High pressure mechanism of pulmonary edema is a result of what two things?
Left sided heart failure
Idiopathic pulmonary hypertension
What does idiopathic mean?
Of unknown cause
High permeability mechanism of pulmonary edema is caused by what 4 things?
Acute respiratory distress syndrome
Environmental lung diseases
The mechanism of high permeability of pulmonary edema can occur after what?
What is the Fick principle?
The movement and utilization of oxygen is depended on:
Adequate concentration of inspired O2
Appropriate movement of O2 across alveolar-capillary membrane into arterial bloodstream
Adequate number of red blood cells
Proper tissue perfusion
Efficient offloading of O2 at tissue level
What are five trade names for beta 2 receptors? (Lung dialators)
What is the generic name for Proventil and ventolin?
What is the trade name for alupent and metaprel?
What is the trade name for brethine?