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Respiratory System Questions and Answers (Q&A)

M. Porter, Senior Executive
Answered: May 30, 2019
The diaphragm is the primary muscle used in respiration during the process of breathing. It is a thin, skeletal muscle that sits at the base of the chest. It contracts and flattens when you...Read More

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E. Austin
Answered: Feb 28, 2019
The answer to this is A. When the patient says that he/she will be taking the medication on an empty stomach, this means that the patient does not know a lot of details about this medication just...Read More

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L. Brett, Sales Manager
Answered: Jun 07, 2019
The correct answer to this question is the larynx. It is an organ at the top of the neck. It is called the voicebox because it is what produces sound. The larynx is home to the vocal folds and it...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Aug 02, 2021
Vesicular-rationale: vesicular breath sounds are soft, low-pitched sounds normally heard over the lower lobes of the lung. theyre prolonged on inhalation and shortened on exhalation. bronchial...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Aug 02, 2021
1. monitor vital signs and oxygen saturation every 15 to 30 minutes. -rationale: monitoring vital signs and oxygen saturation every 15 to 30 minutes takes priority. suctioning the client as...Read More

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Robert Hazlewood, Senior Executive
Answered: Mar 27, 2019
The trachea is a cartilaginous tube that connects the pharynx and the larynx to the lungs. The trachea allows the flow of air and is present in almost all mammals with lungs. When you inhale air...Read More

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C. Marcus, Content Developer
Answered: Sep 26, 2018
The alveoli consists of different types of cell. It is here that gas exchange occurs. However, only certain special cells in the alveoli are thin enough to allow gas exchange. The two types of...Read More

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N. Kingsley, Writer
Answered: Oct 15, 2018
Tuberculosis is a disease that is based on an infection in the lungs. It is caused by a bacteria in the lungs. Even though it is known for affecting the lungs, it could also affect the...Read More

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W. Mocroft, Philanthropist
Answered: Mar 28, 2019
The correct answer to this question is the pharynx. Most people refer to the pharynx as the throat. The pharynx is divided into three parts: the nasopharynx, oropharynx, and laryngopharynx. The...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Aug 02, 2021
Use diaphragmatic breathing.

In chronic bronchitis the diaphragm is flat and weak. Diaphragmatic breathing helps to strengthen the diaphragm and maximizes ventilation. Exhalation should be...Read More

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R. Barnes, Analyst
Answered: Jun 03, 2019
Alveoli are small air sacs in the lungs where many capillaries exchange carbon dioxide for oxygen taken into the body. They are the basic unit of ventilation. Alveoli are found in the respiratory...Read More

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N. Kingsley, Writer
Answered: Oct 15, 2018
Even though many people have surgeries throughout their lives, it is still considered to be a risky procedure. The anesthesia and other things could go wrong. There is always that possibility....Read More

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E. Stanley, Technical writer
Answered: Apr 24, 2019
Excretion of the lungs helps clean up after respiration. During this processing of respiration glucose and oxygen work together to create carbon dioxide and water. The blood carries them to the...Read More

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W. Mocroft, Philanthropist
Answered: Jan 24, 2019
Heparin is an anticoagulant that is needed by the patient in order to avoid clotting and fatal embolism. The nurse should administer a constant dose of heparin. They can administer it at the rate...Read More

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J. Shatner, Content writer
Answered: Nov 05, 2018
There are many symptoms with pneumonia and people react to illnesses sometimes in different ways. Pneumonia is an illness that primarily affects the lungs. The alveoli in the lungs is what is...Read More

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