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Airway

Airway

1. Any part of the respiratory tract through which air passes during breathing.

2. In anaesthesia or resuscitation, a device for correcting obstruction to breathing, especially an oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal airway, endotracheal airway, or tracheotomy tube.


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Fine detail around the digestion and airway channel

... from the stomach, mainly the acid, reach and irritate the lower esophagus. In case, you think that throwing up will allow food to go through the airway while it goes up the esophagus, it won't. That is because when you throw up, your brain sends out a complete systematic approach, of which consists ...

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by Tranc3r
Sun Nov 28, 2010 10:25 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Fine detail around the digestion and airway channel
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Re: Fine detail around the digestion and airway channel

If you actually read your textbook or looked online, you would discover the Cardiac Sphincter , but clearly you haven't.

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by Tranc3r
Sat Nov 27, 2010 6:49 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Fine detail around the digestion and airway channel
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Views: 1985

Fine detail around the digestion and airway channel

What is an anatomy around that area? If stomach came up and esphogus lining was tough could it not go into the upper airways which are sensitve.

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by cloa513
Sat Nov 27, 2010 3:33 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Fine detail around the digestion and airway channel
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Views: 1985

Re: Vagus Nerve Damage

... site of the surgery. Ever since he has weakness in his neck can't seem to hold it up, when he sleeps it flops over to the left and it cuts off his airway which in turn wakes him up it up, his voice becomes very weak after speaking for awhile. He has had problems with GERD in the past but now it ...

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by larock2
Thu Aug 06, 2009 5:32 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Vagus Nerve
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Elastic recoil of the lungs...

... Just wondering we were given a table of vol. vs. pressure from a subject that had his respiratory muscles relaxed against a totally occluded airway....I'm just wondering what was the point of a totally occluded airway---I don't even get what that means to be honest...and these pressures gave ...

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by biology_06er
Sat May 19, 2007 3:45 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Elastic recoil of the lungs...
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