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CVRR 30 Mechanical Respiration


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Pneumothorax
A condition characterised by the presence of air in the pleural cavity
Hydrothorax
A condition characterised by the accumulation of significant amounts of fluid in the pleural cavity
Haemothorax
A condition characterised by the presence of blood in the pleural cavity
Haemopneumothorax
A condition characterised by the presence of both blood and air in the pleural cavity
Pyothorax
A condition characterised by the presence of pus in the pleural cavity
Chylothorax
A condition characterised by the presence of lymph in the pleural cavity
Atmospheric pressure
Pressure of air outside the body
Intraalveolar pressure
Pressure inside alveoli of the lungs
Intrapleural pressure
Pressure within the pleural cavity
T2
The vertebral level of the suprasternal notch
T4/5
The vertebral level of the sternal angle
T9/10
The vertebral level of the xiphoid process
External intercostals, diaphragm
The muscles involved in inspiration. [_______], [_______], sternocleidomastoids and scalenes
Sternocleidomastoids and scalenes
The muscles involved in inspiration. External intercostals, diaphragm, [_______] and [_______]
Internal intercostal muscle and abdominal muscle
The muscles involved in expiration
Head with two facets, tubercle, angle and costal groove
The characteristics of a typical rib