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Read robbins patho, its an awsome book but we need to give it sufficient time!

Currently i'm studying respiratory system in patho and would like to give you guys some mnemonics regarding this chapter...follow them:
*emphysema:
Cigarette Is Primary Problem
types of emphysema:
centrilobular,irregular,pancinar and paraseptal with their respective features being cigarettes,inflammation healed to scar,protease inhibitor deficiency and pneumothorax respectively!

*TB features are:
remember 4 C's-
caseation,calcification,cavitation and cicatrization!

*COPD:
emPhysema- Pink Puffer
chronic Bronchitis- Blue Bloaters

*pneumothorax:
presentation-
[remember P-THORAX]
Pleuritic pain
Tracheal deviation
Hyperresonance
Onset sudden
Reduced breath sounds(dyspnea)
Absent fremitus
X-rays shows collapse

*bronchial obstruction's consequences-
[APPLE-BABE]
Atelectasis,Pleural adhesions,Pleuritis,Lipid pneumonia,Effusion-> organisation->fibrosis,Bronchiectasis, Abscess,Broncho and lobar pneumonia,Emphysema

*respiratory distress syndrome- risk factors are ->
PCD (primary ciliary dyskinesia : cause of RSD)
Prematurity
Cesarian section
Diabetic mother

hope this post may help you guys lil bit!
Work hard all of you...
BEST OF LUCK - Alok
 
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