Respiratory system Flashcards Quizlet

through the nose, into the pharynx, passes under the open epiglottis into the larynx, to the trachea, down to the bronchi, through the bronchioles to the alveoli, here it enters a capillary which becomes a venule, a vein, back to the heart, out an artery, to an arteriole, and into the capillaries where it enters an internal cell…

Test 2 - Shortness of Breath 2 Flashcards Quizlet

2) The causes of dyspnea are often multifactorial. For example, heavy smoking is a risk factor for both COPD and coronary artery disease. Patients with chronic lung or heart disease may also suffer from deconditioning. Adequate treatment of the patient requires identification of all causes of dyspnea because the therapies may differ.…