Chap. 17 (Part I) - Respiration

Chap. 17 (Part I) - Respiration - complicated the animal,...

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How do transplant centers prioritize patients? Based on their MELD scores The sicker patients are at the head of the list Ethical centers DO NOT make allowances for wealthy or famous people
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Rank these patients needing a liver Mario is a 43 yr. old electrician with three children at home, his MELD score is 33 Terri is a 60 yr. old high school English teacher, her MELD score is 15 Monica is a 34 yr. old drug addict serving a 20 sentence in prison for murder, her MELD score is 39 Tom is a 53 yr. old physician with a MELD score of 10.
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The Respiratory System
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What are the main roles of the respiratory system? 1. Gas exchange (carbon dioxide out/oxygen in) 1. Protection against airborne pathogens 2. Sense of smell 3. Control of pH 4. Vocalization http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajbcJiY
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No lungs needed because diffusion works.
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The more
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Unformatted text preview: complicated the animal, the more complicated the respiratory system Once again, mucus is your friend The mucociliary escalator in nose and trachea transports bacteria, viruses, etc. to be swallowed Smoking can paralyze cilia on psudeostratified ciliated columnar epithelium Is a runny nose a bad thing? What does a sinus infection feel like? OPACIFICATION OF RIGHT MAXILLARY SINUS Its all about creating a vacuum (not like blowing into a straw) Measure your respiratory rate. See how long you can hold your breath. Hyperventilate, then see how long you can hold your breath. heart Surface area is important! The opposite happens in your big toe, eye, stomach, etc. Sinus infection What do you know about asthma? Can it be deadly? Pneumonia The old mans friend? Go breathe some clean air...
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This note was uploaded on 01/05/2010 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Anderson during the Fall '09 term at Point Loma.

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Chap. 17 (Part I) - Respiration - complicated the animal,...

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