inspiration

(redirected from Inspiration (religion))
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.

inspiration

 [in″spĭ-ra´shun]
inhalation (def. 1). adj., adj inspi´ratory.

in·ha·la·tion

(in'hă-lā'shŭn),
1. The act of drawing in the breath. Synonym(s): inspiration
2. Drawing in a medicated vapor with the breath.
3. A solution of a drug or combination of drugs for administration as a nebulized mist intended to reach the respiratory tree.
4. Drawing in or exposed to an agent (gas, vapor, or particulate) that is contained in inspired or inspirable air.
[L. in-halo, pp. -halatus, to breathe at or in]

inspiration

/in·spi·ra·tion/ (in″spĭ-ra´shun) inhalation.inspi´ratory

inspiration

(ĭn′spə-rā′shən)
n.
The inhalation of air into the lungs.

inspiration

[in′spirā′shən]
Etymology: L, inspirare, to breathe in
the act of drawing air into the lungs. The major muscle of inspiration is the diaphragm, the contraction of which creates a reduced pressure in the chest, causing the lungs to expand and air to flow inward. Accessory inspiratory muscles include the external intercostals, scaleni, scapular elevators, and sternocleidomastoids. Since expiration is usually a passive process, these muscles of inspiration alone produce normal respiration. Lungs at maximal inspiration have an average total capacity of 5.5 to 6 L of air. Also called inhalation. Compare expiration. See also inspiratory reserve volume. inspiratory, adj.
enlarge picture
Inspiration

in·ha·la·tion

(in'hă-lā'shŭn)
1. The act of drawing in the breath.
Synonym(s): inspiration.
2. Drawing a medicated vapor in with the breath.
3. A solution of a drug or combination of drugs for administration as a nebulized mist intended to reach the respiratory tree.
[L. in-halo, pp. -halatus, to breathe at or in]

inspiration

The process of breathing in. Inhaling.

inspiration

see BREATHING.

in·ha·la·tion

(in'hă-lā'shŭn)
1. The act of drawing in the breath.
Synonym(s): inspiration.
2. Drawing in a medicated vapor with the breath.
[L. in-halo, pp. -halatus, to breathe at or in]

inspiration

the drawing of air into the lungs.

Patient discussion about inspiration

Q. How can I know the inhaler is empty? My 8 years-old boy has asthma and he takes steroids with inhaler. Every time it runs out of med we get a prescription for a new one. Is that OK? A friend that her son is treated with similar inhaler told me that towards the end it no longer delivers enough medication. How can I know I should get a new one?

A. Here is a video you may find usefull:
<br><object width='425' height='355' id='FiveminPlayer'><param name='allowfullscreen' value='true'/><param name='movie' value='http://www.5min.com/Embeded/8938/'/><embed src='http://www.5min.com/Embeded/8938/' type='application/x-shockwave-flash' width='425' height='355' allowfullscreen='true'></embed></object>

Q. What are the side effects for the regular asthma inhalers? I am taking an inhaler (non-steroid one) for my asthma and I wanted to know what can be possible side effects to this treatment.

A. Simple inhalers that contain a material that helps with keeping the bronchi not constricted, have side effects that are related to the sympathetic nervous system- such as slight tremor, small increase in heart rate or blood pressure, but these are all in greater risk when taking in a not-inhaled way. Patients must be cautioned against using these medicines too frequently, as with such use their efficacy may decline, producing desensitization resulting in an exacerbation of symptoms which may lead to refractory asthma, meaning that the attack might not be relieved by these medications anymore.

Q. Is a Proventil Inhaler cheaper by you than Secirity Blue? I pay $60. with Security Blue now. Is it cheaper with you for a three months supply ?

A. here is a drug prices comparing site-
http://www.compare-prescription-prices.com/drug/Proventil.htm

but i couldn't find there that other drug you were talking about....is that it's name?

More discussions about inspiration