Chapter Eight. Medications Affecting the Respiratory System

Medical Term Hot List

Acute

Allergen

Allergen-antibody response

Alveoli

Antibiotic

Anti-inflammatory agent

Antihistamines

Antitussives

Aortic bodies

Arterial blood gases (ABGs)

Arterial carbon dioxide (PACO2)

Arterial oxygen (PAO2)

Asbestosis

Aspiration

Asthma

Atelectasis

Barrel chest

Bronchiectasis

Bronchi

Bronchioles

Bronchitis

Bronchodilators

Bronchospasm

Carbon dioxide (CO2)

Carotid bodies

Cheyne-stokes respiration

Chronic

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Cilia

Congestion

Corticosteroids

Cough reflex

Cough suppressants

Decongestants

Debilitated

Diaphragm

Diffusion

Dyspnea

Dyspneic

Edema

Epiglottis ...

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