Pulmonary system


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Pulmonary system

Lungs and respiratory system of the body.
Mentioned in: Pickwickian Syndrome
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A hemodynamic evaluation was initially performed to measure the pressure of the right heart, left heart, and pulmonary systems.
After this, Dr Kheir started working on the idea of bypassing the pulmonary system and inserting oxygen directly into the blood.
Airway pressure measured during an end inspiratory occlusion replicates the elastic threshold stress to the pulmonary system sans the inevitable resistive forces present during active inspiration.
I am so proud that we still consider that "every patient (person) deserves to have the health of their cardiovascular and pulmonary system addressed" in a highly skilled and pro-active manner.
0 at 25 AC ) and when brought into the lungs can result in inflammation, which Hamadeh says can have adverse effects on the pulmonary system like decreased lung function, and for those with asthma or chronic lung disease, it can affect them quite severely.
Elastic fibre degeneration in pulmonary system leads to pulmonary emphysema which if worsened can lead to bronchiectasis and cor pulmonale.
Butane gas inhalants enter through the pulmonary system into the blood supply and within seconds produce intoxication, he said.
The aerobic capacity which is the most important criterion for endurance performance is defined as first the transfer of oxygen into blood by the pulmonary system, its distribution into active muscles together with blood and the ability of these muscles to use oxygen during physical work.
The short-term effects on the lung and pulmonary system following acute high-dose exposure to radiation are relatively well known.
The post-mortem, which was performed at the University of Kentucky, revealed no disease of the cardiovascular or pulmonary system or any other major organs.
The WHO manual of diagnostic imaging; radiographic anatomy and interpretation of the chest and the pulmonary system.
The device is a small, hand-held, battery-powered, breath-activated inhaler that delivers therapeutic drugs to the pulmonary system (Figure 21.