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Pneumothorax

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The status of perfussion to the vital oragans in the body
end- organ perfusion
oxygen cylinder sizes carried on the bus
D 350
SUPER D 500
E 625
M 3000
G 5300
H, A, K 6900
irregular , ineffective resirations that may or may not have an identifiable pattern
ataxic respirations
difficulty breathing
dyspena
the lower tip of the sternum
xiphoid process
the small cartilaginous projection infront of the opening of the ear
tragus
the ability of the alveoli to expand when air is drawn in during inhalation
compliance
a term used to distingusih the degree of distress in a patient with a patient with a partial airway obstruction.
good air exchange
a condition in which chronically low levels of oxygen in the blood stimuate the respiratory drive
hypoxic drive
a combination mask and reservior bag system that is the preferred way to give oxygen in the pre-hospital setting
nonrebreathing mask
increased reapiratory rate
tachypnea
large semirgid suction tips recommended for suctioning the pharynx.
tonsil tips
a lack of oxygen that deprives tissues of necessary nutrients
ischemia
a heart rate of less than 60/ min in children less than 80/ min in infants
brandycardia
open clear of abstruction
patent
an indication of oxygenation and ventilation work of breathing reflects the childs attempt to compensate for hypoxia
work of breathing
movements in which the skin pulls in around the ribs during inspiration
retractions
the upper airway tract or the passage above the larynx, which includes the nose , mouth, and throat.
airway
slow respiratory rate; ominous sign in a child that indicates impending respiratory arrest
bradypnea
a safty system for oxygen cylinders designed to prevent the accidental attachment of a requlator to a cylinder containing the wrong type of gas
american standard system
occasional , gasping breath that occur after the heart has stopped
agonal respirations

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