Tag: airway

Antitussives Nursing Pharmacology Guide

Antitussives

Antitussives act on the cough-control center in the medulla to suppress the cough reflex; if the cough is nonproductive and irritating, an antitussive may be taken.
Epiglottitis Nursing Care Planning and Management: A Study Guide

Epiglottitis

Acute epiglottitis and associated upper airway obstruction has significant morbidity and mortality and may cause respiratory arrest and death.

Bioresorbable 3D-printed tracheal splint baby’s airways, saves life

An infant with a condition called tracheobronchomalacia was saved by doctors by 3D-printing a tracheal splint which would support the weakened airway. Tracheobronchomalacia manifests with dynamic airway collapse and respiratory insufficiency.

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