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________ is used as a safe and effective treatment of endobronchial obstructions from tumors.
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Bronchoscopic laser therapy (using the Nd:YAG laser)
Photodynamic therapy is a form of laser therapy for lung cancer. ________ is injected intravenously and it concetrates in tumor cells over a 48 hour period. A laser is then applied to the area and a toxic form of oxygen is produced which kills tumor cells. A bronchoscope is used to remove the tissue.
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Porfimer (Photofrin)
What are the five A's for appraoching patients who are willing to stop smoking?
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Ask Advice Assess Assist Arrange
What are the 4 stages of smoker contemplation of cessation?
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Precontemplation (I want) Contemplation (I might) Preparation (I will) Action (I am)
What are the 5 R's to motivating a smoker to quit?
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Relevance Risk Reward Roadblocks Repetition
What is the most effective strategy in helping smokers stop smoking?
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A combination of behavioral techniques and nicotine replacement products
In relation to smoking, how is a slip different from a relapse?
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A slip = smoking a few cigarettes during a cessation attempt Relapse = Resuming the smoking habit
______ are small tumors that arise from the lower trachea or major bronchi and are considered malignant because they are locally invasive and metastasize frequently. They are usually treated successfully with surgical resection.
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Bronchial adenomas
T/F The lungs are more often the site of metastasis than they are for primary tumors.
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True, they are ideal for tumor emboli
Malignancies that arrive in the lungs from other sites via metastasis typically originate from:
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GI or GU tracts, or from the breast
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_________ of the lung are a benign tumor composed of firbous tissue, fat and blood vessels. They are a congenital malformation of connective tissue of the bronchial walls.
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Hamartomas
Chondromas arise from ________. Leiomyomas arise from ________. Mesotheliomas arise from __________.
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Chondromas: bronchial cartilage Leiomyomas: smooth, nonstriated muscle Mesotheliomas: visceral pleura
T/F Mesotheliomas are always malignant and result in death within 15 years from initial exposure of the cause.
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False, some mesotheliomas are benign and are localized lesion of the visceral pleura
What is the major difference between a blunt trauma thoracic injury and a Contrecoup trauma injury?
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Blunt: Acceleration, Deceleration, Compression, Shearing Contrecoup: igher velocity, Acceleration-Deceleration injury causing internal injury at the point of impact and at the opposite side from organs richocheting from the initial impact
Rib fractures, flail chest, pneumothorax, hemopneumothorax, myocardial contusion, cardiac tampnade and great vessel tears are common complications of a __________ blunt trauma to the chest.
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Steering wheel
A fractured clavicle, dislocated shoulder, rib fractures, pulmonary contusion, pericardial contusion and cardiac tamponade are common complications from a ________ blunt injury.
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Shoulder harness seat belt
Pneumothorax, hemopneumothorax, flail chest, great vessel tears and rupture, decreased returned blood to the heart with decreased cardiac output are common complications of a ________ type of blunt trauma.
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Crush injury
Open or tension pneumothorax, hemopneumothorax, cardiac tamponade, esophageal tear and great vessel tears are common complications of _______ trauma to the chest.
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Penetrating
  
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