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Respiratory Diseases and Disorders

Training Manual - Respiratory Diseases and Disorders (96 Pages)

Lesson 1 - Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory System

Section I. Structure and Function of the Respiratory Organs
Components and Subdivisions of the Human Respiratory System
Supralaryngeal Structures
Larynx
Infralaryngeal Structures

Section II. Accessory Structures of the Respiratory System
Diaphragm
Intercostal Muscles
Thorax
Pleura

Section III. Physiology of Respiration
Costal (Thoracic) Breathing
Diaphragmatic (Abdominal) Breathing
Carbon Dioxide Transport and Elimination
Regulation of Respiration
Factors That Can Decrease Oxygen Transport to Tissues
Respiratory Cycle
Air Capacity of the Lungs
Exercises
Solutions


Lesson 2 - Physical Assessment of the Respiratory System

Section I. General Approach to Physical Assessment
Patient's History
Conditions
Procedure
Functions of the Physical Assessment

Section II. Steps of the Procedure
Inspection
Palpation
Percussion of Chest
Auscultation of Chest
Exercises
Solutions


Lesson 3 - Infectious Respiratory Diseases

Section I. Upper Respiratory Diseases
Allergic Rhinitis
Paranasal Sinusitis
Common Cold
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Tonsillitis/Strep Throat

Section II. Upper Respiratory Diseases with Systemic Effects
Mononucleosis
Influenza

Section III. Lower Respiratory Diseases
Acute Bronchitis
Pleuritis
Pneumonia

Section IV. Other Causes of Pneumonia
Staphylococcal Pneumonia
Mycoplasmal Pneumonia
Viral Pneumonia
Bronchial Pneumonia
Exercises
Solutions


Lesson 4 - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases

Section I. Asthma
Definition/Characteristics
Signs/Symptoms
Laboratory Findings
Treatment

Section II. Chronic Bronchitis
Definition/Characteristics
Signs/Symptoms
Treatment

Section III. Emphysema
Definition/Characteristics
Signs/Symptoms
Treatment
Exercises
Solutions


Lesson 5 - Respiratory Disorders

Section I. Hyperventilation Syndrome
Definition/Characteristics
Signs/Symptoms
Treatment

Section II. Spontaneous Pneumothorax
Definition/Characterics
Signs/Symptoms
Diagnosis
Treatment

Section III. Pulmonary Embolism
Definition/Characteristics
Signs/Symptoms
Diagnosis/Physical Examination
Treatment
Prevention of Venous Stasis

Section IV. Inhaled Toxic Substances
Definition/Characteristics
Toxic Agents (Inhalants)
Patient History/Physical Examination
Common Signs/Symptoms
Treatment
Exercises
Solutions


Lesson 6 - Tuberculosis

Communicability of Infection
Signs/Symptoms
Types of Tests
General Care
Drug Therapy
Vaccination Site Reaction
Positive Reaction
Negative Reaction
Conversion Reaction
General Measure of Control
Exercises
Solutions


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