CF week. Anatomy of the LRT. Airway branchings & LMB vs RMB Name levels from trachea to alveoli Changes as we descend resp tract? Pleural cavity Lungs – lobes and fissures Circulation Innervation. Respiratory epithelium. Bronchus. Bronchiole. Terminal bronchiole.
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Can you list 5 management options?
• Chest physiotherapy
Postural drainage and manual techniques
Breathing & airway clearance +/- PEP devices
Bronchodilators (preventers and relievers)
Mucolytics & pulmozyme(rhDNase)
• IV antibiotics (infective exacerbations)
• Oxygen therapy (infective exacerbations, or end stage)
• Nutritional support (+/- enzymes)
• Transplantation (end stage)
• Potential gene therapy
- aim to restore CTFR function
6,8 and 10 for lung. 8, 10 and 12 for pleurae.