• Cari's Story
    Cari’s Story A.) How could an infection in Cari’s nasal passages and pharynx spread into her sinuses? The infection in Cari’s nasal passages and pharynx was able to spread into her sinuses due to the sinuses being a drainage area for the nasal passages. B.) What is the couch reflex? Describe...
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  • Cari's Story a&P 2
    Cari’s Story Unit 5 Case Study One A&P 2 07/24/13 Dr. Brown Cari’s Story Question A: How could an infection in Cari’s nasal passages and pharynx spread into her sinuses? The infection will spread into her sinuses because the pharynx, sinuses, larynx, and trachea are all connected and...
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  • Cari's story
     Unit 5 Case Study 1: Cari’s Story GE 259 Jessica McKnight February 18, 2014 Unit 5 Case Study 1: Cari’s Story A. How could an infection in Cari’s nasal passages and pharynx spread into her sinuses? The pharynx, nasal passages, and paranasal sinuses are all connected. This...
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  • Essay
    A) How could an infection in Cari’s nasal passage and pharynx spread into her sinuses? a. Her infection was able to spread to her sinuses because her sinuses became an area that her nasal passages and pharynx could drain into. In here the drainage just sat there and became a breeding ground for...
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  • the dog
    jjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjasdfhsfsalkdffw could an infection in Cari’s nasal passages and pharynx spread into her sinuses? When someone has an infection in the nasal passages, it becomes swollen and makes more mucus. The drainage system for the sinuses can get blocked, and mucus can...
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  • Cari's Story
    A.) How could an infection in Cari’s nasal passages and pharynx spread into her sinuses? - Since Cari is a smoker, cigarette smoke has paralyzed her cilia and stimulated the goblet cells lining her respiratory passages to secrete excess amounts of mucus. Ducts from the sinuses open into the...
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  • Cari's Story
    Cari’s Story A. How could an infection in Cari’s nasal passages and pharynx spread into her sinuses? a. Mucous membranes of the nose, parasinal sinuses, pharynx and middle ear are connected by ducts in the throat. B. What is the cough reflex? Describe the process that Cari’s respiratory system...
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  • A N P Cari's Story
    Cari’s Story A. The infection in Cari’s nasal passages and pharynx was able to spread into her sinuses due to the sinuses being a drainage area for the nasal passages. B. The cough reflex is used to clear sputum and irritants that are in the nasal passages and pharynx. There are cilia in...
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  • cari's story
    a. The infection in Cari’s nasal passages and pharynx was able to spread into the sinues due to the sinuses being a drainage area for the nasal passages. b. The cough reflex is used to clear sputum and irritants that are in the nasal passages and pharynx. There are cilia in her trachea that is...
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  • Arthroscopy
    mild, self-limited, catarrhal syndrome of the nasopharynx--to life-threatening illnesses such as epiglottitis. Viruses account for most URIs. Bacterial primary infection or superinfection may require targeted therapy. The upper respiratory tract includes the sinuses, nasal passages, pharynx, and...
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  • Ear, Nose and Throat
    , perichondritis, necrotizing otitis externa. The cause could be infection: bacterial, fungal, viral or allergy (dermatitis). In a diabetic or immunocompromised patient, pseudomonas infection may rapidly spread into the surrounding temporal bone and beyond (necrotizing otitis externa) Symptoms & signs relate...
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  • Manners
    infections. Ideally it should be abroad spectrum antibiotic which could cover the normal flora of nasal and oral cavities. [pic][pic]   Rhinitis Classification and ManagementBalasubramanian T Otolaryngology online [pic][pic]   Contents 1. Introduction 2...
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  • Pneumonia
    function. The mouth also lacks the hairs and sticky mucus that filter air passing through the nasal cavity. The one advantage of breathing through the mouth is that its shorter distance and larger diameter allows more air to quickly enter the body. Pharynx The pharynx, also known as the throat...
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  • Digestive and Respiratory Systems
    the utilization of glucose is? {. Insulin 27. Organs included in digestive system are? |. Mouth, pharynx, esophagus, duodenum, ascending colon, rectum 28. The average adult could expect to have how many teeth? }. 32 29. The lining of the abdominal cavity is...
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  • Respiratory System
    Infections The upper respiratory tract consists of our nasal cavities, pharynx, and larynx. Upper respiratory infections (URI) can spread from our nasal cavities to our sinuses, ears, and larynx. Sometimes a viral infection can lead to what is called a secondary bacterial infection. "Strep throat" is...
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  • The Effects of Secondhand Smoking on Children and Adults
    irritation causes swelling and obstruction, which causes an imbalance of pressure equalization in the middle ear. This causes fluid retention and infection in the middle ear which is very painful for the child. If diagnosed and treated in time it is totally curable, but if treatment is delayed, it could...
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  • A&P2 Unit 4
    the pharynx most often referred to as a sore throat Laryngitis Laryngitis is an inflammation of the voice box, or larynx, that causes your voice to become raspy or hoarse Deviated Septum Displacement of the nasal septum, which separates right and left nasal passages, from...
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  • Respiratory
    (olfactory) located in upper areas Paranasal sinuses – air filled cavities w/in bones that surround nasal passages Purposes of the sinuses are to provide resonance during speech Decrease weight of the skull Pharynx (throat) Passageway for both respiratory and digestive tracts Nasopharynx...
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  • Case Study About Pneumonia
    resonance chambers for speech * Produce mucus that drains into the nasal cavity Pharynx (Throat) * Muscular passage from nasal cavity to larynx * Three regions of the pharynx * Nasopharynx – superior region behind nasal cavity * Oropharynx – middle region behind mouth...
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  • Medical Language
    in the head and neck includes the nose, nasal cavity, and pharynx (throat). The upper respiratory system shares these structures with the ears, nose, and throat system (discussed in “Otolaryngology,” Chapter 16). The lower respiratory system includes the larynx (voice box) and trachea (windpipe) in...
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