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take our journey through the wonderful body of Lillian Jones. We have been scheduled to tour the lower lobe of her right lung. She has been feeling very ill and her doctor has informed her there is a bacterium invading her lung! We will be starting off in the right femoral vein and traveling up the body through the right pulmonary artery into the lower lobe of her right lung. Alright folks lets get started with our tour by getting a better understanding of our starting point! We are located...

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Heart and Lungs

Heart and Lungs Britani Wright BIO1000 January 27, 2013 Capella University Starting with the right ventricle of the heart, describe the function of the heart and the movement of the blood through the pulmonary and systemic circuit. Include a description of gas exchange within the lungs. The function of the heart is to pump blood throughout the body. The heart pumps blood containing oxygen from the lungs to body. It passes blood without oxygen back to the lungs for more oxygen...

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lung and alveoli

THE LUNGS  The left and right lungs (Figure 23-7a, b) are situated in the left and right pleural cavities. Each lung is a blunt cone, with the tip, or apex, pointing superiorly. The apex on each side extends into the base of the neck superior to the first rib. The broad concave inferior portion, or base, of each lung rests on the superior surface of the diaphragm. Lobes and Surfaces of the Lungs The lungs have distinct lobes separated by deep fissures (Figures 23-7a,b). The right lung has...

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Voyage to the Lungs and Out the Nose

A Voyage to the Lungs Kierra Lewis HS130, Section# 04 Unit 4 Assignment Kaplan University April 14, 2013 Welcome to the Fantastic Voyage! Today we are going to be entering the right femoral vein of a healthy female. I am your pilot Kierra Lewis. While we embark on this journey, make sure that you keep your hands and feet inside the submarine at all times. Fasten your seat belts and let’s start our journey! We will begin our journey in the femoral vein. As you can see the femoral vein is...

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Fantastic Voyage - Battle of the Lung

Fantastic Voyage – Battle of the Lung Gabrielle Jackson HS130-04 Unit 4 Assignment Kaplan University February 19, 2013 Today we will be taking a journey through the human body. We will be injected into the femoral vein of a healthy, 28 year old female named Corrin. We have received previous alert that there is a bacterium invading Corrin’s lower lobe of her left lung. As we go on this special voyage, we will get to document this invasion in regards to how infections attack the human body...

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Fantastic Voyage Battle of the Lung

| Fantastic Voyage | Battle of the Lung | | India Hornsby | HS 130, Section 03Unit 4 AssignmentKaplan UniversityMarch 27, 2012 | | Good morning everyone! Signing on, India Hornsby with ASAP Health. I will be reporting live inside Mrs. Frizzle. She has been under the weather for about two days now. A bacterium is invading the lower lobe of her right lung. It’s my job to pilot the invasion and do a live report on what I see. I will enter from the right femoral vein and follow...

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Tafe Assessment Lungs

that introduces respiratory gases to the inside of the body and performs a gas exchange (o2 → CO2) through externaal respiration for bodily fuctions to operate. In humans and mammals, the anatomical features of the respiratory system include airways, lungs and plenty of muscle, nose, pharyngeal regions, larynx, and trachea. Five disorders that relate or effect the respiratory system are: Pulmonary HypertensionChronic Obstuctuve pulmonary disease (COPD)EmphysemaAsthmaBronchitisAsthmaCommon symptoms...

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Lung Capacity

Lung Capacity Lab B10- Jocef Ocampo Date Performed: 7/2/14 G10- Jayleen Manrique Date Submitted: 7/9/14 9- Agusan Del Sur Objectives: To measure your tidal volume, expiratory reserve, and vital capacity To compare your experimental data with lung capacity data...

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Lung Cancer

School Lung Cancer Lung cancer is “the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in one or both lungs”. These abnormal cells do not carry out the functions of normal lung cells and do not develop into healthy lung tissue. As they grow, “the abnormal cells can form tumors and interfere with the functioning of the lung, which provides oxygen to the body via the blood”. There are two major types of lung cancer, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and small cell lung cancer (SCLC). Staging lung cancer is...

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Assignment: Voyage to the Lungs

Voyage to the Lungs Trevor Frederick HS 130 Unit #4 – Assignment Kaplan University February 26, 2013 Welcome aboard! So glad you are all able to witness this extraordinary endeavor into the amazing human body. What you are about to witness is a feat seldom seen by the average individual. Frantic reports coming in are alarming; a foreign bacterium has invaded the right lung of our subject and is currently causing some severe damage. Shrunken to a mere eight microns in length, our state-of-the-art...

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