Pneumonia | Nucleus Health
05
November

Pneumonia | Nucleus Health

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Pneumonia is inflammation in your lungs caused by an infection. You have two lungs, one on each side of your chest. Each lung has separate sections, called lobes. Normally, as you breathe, air moves freely through your trachea, or windpipe, then through large tubes, called bronchi, through smaller tubes, called bronchioles, and finally into tiny […]


Awake Endotracheal Intubation
21
October

Awake Endotracheal Intubation

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

(music) (train noises) (music)>>I would like this video to throw some light on awake oral endotracheal intubation. There are many situations where an awake intubation is a useful technique, or perhaps even a standard of care. For example, a patient with angioedema affecting the upper airway may benefit from an intubation performed awake. Administering a […]


COPD I Nucleus Health
17
September

COPD I Nucleus Health

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is the gradual loss of your ability to breathe effectively. Normally, as you inhale, air moves freely through your trachea, or windpipe, then through large tubes called bronchi smaller tubes called bronchioles and finally into tiny sacs called alveoli. Small blood vessels called capillaries surround your alveoli. Oxygen from […]


Dysphagia, Animation.

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Dysphagia refers to a group of conditions characterized by difficulty swallowing. There are two main classes of problems that can lead to swallowing disorders: Neuromuscular problems: – Muscular disorders that affect skeletal muscles, such as muscular dystrophy, or myasthenia gravis… – Diseases of the nervous system that compromise the way the brain controls the swallowing […]


Anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system
23
August

Anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

The main job of the lungs is gas exchange, pulling oxygen into the body and getting rid of carbon dioxide. Normally, during an inhale – the diaphragm contracts to pull downward and chest muscles contract to pull open the chest, which helps suck in air like a vacuum , and then during an exhale – […]


How an asthma attack occurs
23
August

How an asthma attack occurs

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

This animation will show what happens in the lungs during an asthma attack and how a reliever inhaler works to treat it. Click the navigation arrows below the animation screen to play, pause, rewind or fast-forward the animation. This animation contains sound. Air (oxygen) is taken in through the mouth and nose. It then passes […]