Respiratory System Introduction

Respiratory System Introduction

Learning Objectives Understand common medical terminology related to the Respiratory system Distinguish between the conducting and respiratory zone structures of the respiratory tract. Describe the two main types of epithelium within the respiratory tract and how their structure relates to function. Describe the gross anatomy of the lungs. Relate Boyle’s law to the events of […]

COPD

COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder Learning Objectives Define chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Identify risk factors and recommend interventions for the prevention and management of COPD. Differentiate the anatomy and function of normal lungs with lungs damaged by COPD. Indicate the distinctive signs and symptoms of emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Describe the treatment for an exacerbation of […]