bronchial secretion

bronchial secretion

a substance produced in the bronchial tree that consists of mucus secreted by the goblet cells and mucous glands of the bronchi, protein salts released from disintegrating cells, plasma fluid, and proteins, including fibrinogen, that have escaped from pulmonary capillaries.
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tracheal suction kit for collection of bronchial secretion no risk of contamination, bottle collection 10 cc.
The original diagnoses were NSCLC favoring squamous cell carcinoma for the bronchial secretion specimen, SCLC for the transbronchial needle aspirate, and SCLC for the bronchial biopsy specimen.
The parasympathetic agents induce bronchial muscle relaxation and also decrease bronchial secretion.
With every single patient, a dramatic improvement in cough productivity and bronchial secretion viscosity was observed in combination with the pulmonary and orthopedic regimen of care.
For the first time, a bronchial secretion specimen was smear positive for AFB, and severe pulmonary TB was diagnosed.
The most common adverse reactions include sedation, sleepiness, dizziness, disturbed coordination, epigastric distress, and thickening of bronchial secretions.
On the third ICU day he developed fever and his respiratory function started to deteriorate: bronchial secretions increased and became purulent and diffuse bilateral infiltrates appeared on chest radiography.
In this issue, Tintinger and colleagues try to correlate a new marker of inflammation, soluble triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells (s-TREM-1) in bronchial secretions, with a clinical score for nosocomial pneumonia.
Culture of bronchial secretions yielded MRSA that was susceptible to glycopeptides, rifampin, linezolid, macrolides, and sulfamethoxazole and resistant to fluoroquinolones and tetracyclines.
In intensive care settings, the use of positive pressure by physiotherapists includes manual hyperinflation (bagging or bag squeezing), which has been shown to increase oxygenation and mobilise excessive bronchial secretions, and to reinflate collapsed areas (Berney and Denehy 2002, Berney et al 2004, Choi and Jones 2005, Hodgson et al 2007, Blattner et al 2008).
A bronchodilator improves airway patency and facilitates mucous drainage while a mucolytic liquifies tenacious bronchial secretions.
According to the research, vitamin C speeds healing and a hearty laugh ventilates the lungs, increases circulation, clears bronchial secretions and helps reduce tension.