Atelectasis

"Chest Physiotherapy," by Susan Hamilton, MS, RN, for OPENPediatrics

Chest Physiotherapy, by Susan Hamilton. Health care workers in all health care settings should always adhere to the latest World Health Organization guidelines on hand hygiene and barrier…

By: OPENPediatrics
2016 NHSN - Ventilator Associated Events and Case Studies - Part 1

I'm Cindy Gross. And I'm the subject matter expert for VAE and ventilator-associated pneumonia. We're currently in the process of bringing on a new employee who will also…

By: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Pleural cavity

In human anatomy, the pleural cavity is the potential space between the two pleurae of the lungs. A pleura is a serous membrane which folds back onto itself to form a two-layered membrane…

By: Audiopedia
Pulmonary alveolus

An alveolus is an anatomical structure that has the form of a hollow cavity. Found in the lung parenchyma, the pulmonary alveoli are the terminal ends of the respiratory tree, which…

By: Audiopedia