HSCI 345 HW 5

HSCI 345 HW 5 - nitric oxide, and pH of exhaled breath...

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4) Yes they would administer 100% oxygen to the patient because oxygen actually helps get rid of CO that is binded to hemoglobin. Oxygen in this case would act as an antidote and with time will actually bring oxygen levels to a homeostatic state. 5) The research study conducted was trying to find a link between brief pollutant exposure with inflammatory markers and how that effects lung function. A cohort study was conducted on 158 asthmatic children and 50 of which were nonasthmatic and spirometric tests, measured fractional exhaled
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Unformatted text preview: nitric oxide, and pH of exhaled breath condensate every 15 days were all conducted. The results of the FEV1 was 0.048 and FVC was 0.012 in asthmatic children and a FVC of 0.021 for non-asthmatic children. The conclusion of this study was that the exposure of PM 2.5 to both children resulted in acute airway inflammation and lung function ultimately decreased in both subjects of the study. http://ehp03.niehs.nih.gov/article/fetchArticle.action?articleURI=info%3Adoi%2F10.1289%2Fehp.10926...
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