Essay on Asthma

Obesity and Asthma

What Is Asthma? Asthma is a disease that affects your lungs. It is one of the most common long-term diseases of children, but adults have asthma, too. Asthma causes repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and nighttime or early morning coughing. If you have asthma, you have it all the time, but you will […]

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Human a&P Ch. 22 Respiratory System

Name: __________________________ Date: _____________ |Link to: 22. 1 Inhaled air travels in the upper respiratory system| 1. |Which of the following is not part of the upper respiratory system? | A)|Nose| B)|Oral cavity| C)|Pharynx| D)|Trachea| E)|Nasal meatuses| Ans:|D| |Link to: 22. 1 Inhaled air travels in the upper respiratory system| 2. |The conducting zone does […]

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Acid Presipitation

Acid Rain is caused by pollution containing sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxide, and ozone that is released into the air. These chemicals are absorbed into clouds and results in Acid Presipitation ( Acid Rain, Acid Snow, Acid Hail, Acid Sleet ). When the chemicals aren’t absorbed into the clouds, they can drift for miles and fall […]

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FORMALDEHYDE Guidelines

It is used in solution form as formalin, as a free gas, or in solid form as paraformaldehyde prills. Formalin is a colourless liquid with a very slightly acid pungent odour. It is used as an aqueous solution usually containing methanol to prevent polymerisation. Formaldehyde gas is generated by any one of the following methods:(a) […]

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Bronchial Asthma

Introduction Asthma is a common disorder that primarily involves the airways. Traditionally, asthma has been considered a disorder of airway smooth muscle mediators and anatomic elements of the airway mucosa. In recent years, the roles of immune mediators, such as leukotrienes, prostaglandins, and platelet-activating factor, and the more traditionally considered roles of histamine and other […]

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Respiratory System and Breathing

The ease of breathing is a subconscious action that is a fundamental part of life. A professional manner is the foundation on which an assessment and quality patient care is built. It is vital that nurses have sound knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system to be able to carry out a […]

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Non Communicable Diseases

Today, Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs), mainly cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes represent a leading threat to human health and development. These four diseases are the world’s biggest killers, causing an estimated 35 million deaths each year – 60% of all deaths globally – with 80% in low- and middle-income countries. These diseases […]

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The Deflnltlon of Pneumonia

To develop a case definition for the Pneumonia Etiology Research for Child Health (PERCH) project, we sought a widely acceptable classification that was linked to existing pneumonia research and focused on very severe cases. We began with the World Health Organization’s classification of severe/very severe pneumonia and refined It through literature reviews and a 2-stage […]

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Effects of Open Burning

Over industrialization and globalization, the economic growth has been evolving since a few decades ago. Majority of human now are exposed to the advance technologies and luxury of life. However, these scenarios do not indicate that life nowadays is much better than the olden days. Every year without fail, open burning occurs everywhere. Especially in […]

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Exercise 10 Lab

Exercise 10: Acid-Base Balance: Activity 2: Rebreathing Lab Report Pre-lab Quiz Results You scored 100% by answering 4 out of 4 questions correctly. 1. In cases of acidosis, the pH of the blood is You correctly answered: c. less than 7. 35. 2. Carbon dioxide and water form You correctly answered: a. carbonic acid (a […]

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Describe with Examples How Different Aspects of Developmebt Can Affect One Another

Josie Sharpe Unit 201 – Outcome One 2. 1 Describe with examples how different aspects of development can affect one another Emily is 13yrs old. Her mum has left home. She lives with her strict father and two brothers. Her dad runs his own business and has to leave Emily and her brothers in the […]

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Cari’s Story

A. How could an infection in Cari’s nasal passages and pharynx spread into her sinuses? a. Mucous membranes of the nose, parasinal sinuses, pharynx and middle ear are connected by ducts in the throat. B. What is the cough reflex? Describe the process that Cari’s respiratory system is using to clear her lungs by coughing. […]

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Bladeless Fan

House dust is not simply dirt, but a potent mixture of potentially allergenic materials, which can induce a severe asthmatic attack in prone individuals. Bacteria in household dust can trigger asthma. The greater the exposure to house dust allergens, especially during windy days or during cleaning, the greater is the probability of getting an asthma […]

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