Chapter 21, pages 302-311
The occlusion of the pulmonary artery or one of
its branches by a substance carried in the blood
Small PE causes vague symptoms
Large PE can cause sudden de
Chapter 14 pg 222-235
distortion of the
lower lobes (basal
One or both lungs
may be involved
is now d
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Cystic Fibrosis (CF)
Metabolic disorder characterized by an inability of sodium and chlorine ions to cross epithelial
cells in all exocrine glands
Incidence: Common inherited disease. Younger diagnosed the more lethal it is.
A chronic disease caused from Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) which causes
damage to the immune cells that protect the body from bacteria and viruses
A highly contagious chronic bacterial infection that primarily affects the lungs bu
Unit 1/ Chapter 1 & 2 Patient Assessment
Please read chapters 1 and 2 from Clinical Manifestations and Assessment of
Respiratory Disease and be able to complete the following objectives following the
lecture and reading:
1) Discuss the essential e
Unit 4/ Chapter 21 Pulmonary Embolism and Infarction
Be able to complete the following objectives from the text and class lecture.
1) Differentiate between and embolus and a thrombosis.
2) Define infarction.
3) Describe the different etiologies of
Chapter 27, pages 374-394
A malignant neoplasm that tends to invade
surrounding tissue and to metastasize to
distant regions of the body with origins in the
Define myasthenia gravis.
- Disease of the myoneural junction in which transmission of impulses across
the motor endplate is inhibited
Identify the target population for MG.
- Most common in females 1535 yrs (men 40-70)
- 30,000 ppl in
Coccidioidomycosis, also known as Valley Fever, is a fungal disease typically
swirled up from the soil and inhaled by the lungs where it begins its infectious cycle.
Incidence of infection has increased, including non-endemic regions. Whites and
Bronchoscopy rigid or fiberoptic invasive procedure, used to analyze the
upper and lower airways for diagnosis & management of inflammatory,
malignant, & infectious diseases.
o Tissue removal
o Removal of foreign objects
Patient = bronchospasm, poor bronchial hygiene
Vent = kink, ETT displaced, or H2O in circuit
o Signs/ Symptoms:
Patient = Advent. BS, inc WOB, dec PaO2
Vent = inc PIP, pt/vent asynchrony