2.5 Respiratory System

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2. Explain the functions of the respiratory system. Cite the definitions and the differences between external and internal respiration. The respiratory system is responsible for bow we intake air into our bodies and out. It also helps provide oxygen to the body. External respirations is when you breathe in through your lungs and carbon dioxide exhaled out. Internal respirations is what you inhales goes from the lungs back to the heart. 4. Describe eight signs and/or symptoms of the respiratory system. (Hint: Looking for a total of eight descriptions, not eight signs and eight symptoms). Dysphonia is like a strain of the voice which makes it hard for someone to talk. Expectoration is basically when you are coughing up mucus and saliva. Hypoxia is when you are low on oxygen. Orthopnea is when you are having trouble breathing in different positions. Rhonchi crackling of the throat. Epistaxis is blood coming from the nose caused by different factors. Kussmaul …show more content…

Describe eight pathological conditions of the respiratory system. Include symptoms and treatment of each. Laryngitis an infection in your larynx causing your voice to strain and hard to swallow. Treatment resting your voice and cool mist vaporizer. Pharyngitis is an infection that causes your throat to be sore it caused by many factors. Asthma is the swelling that causes you to wheeze making you feel as you can’t breathe it can be treated by epinephrine. Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs caused by bacteria and sometimes it can be treated without treatment. Bronchitis is an infection in the mucus membrane, wheezing and chest pains are some symptoms and it can be treated by prescribing brunch dilator or antibiotics. Sinusitis pressure in the sinuses also nasal discharge treatments are antibiotics and many others. Tonsillitis symptoms include fever, hard for you to swallow and sore throats. Treatments are liquids and antipyretics. Asbestosis is a lung disease from inhaling and then later develops

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