Disease Information for Airway obstruction

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Tachycardia/Fast heart rate
Choking
Dysphagia Swallowing Difficulties
Drooling
Acute Cough in Children
Apnea In Children
Apnea In Infants/Newborn
Breath Sounds Decreased
Bronchospasm signs
Cough
Cough Acute
Distant breath sounds
Dyspnea
Dyspnea at rest
Expiratory stridor or stertor
Gurgling respiration sounds
Noisy Breathing
Noisy Breathing Child
Perched posture/child
Rapid Breathing
Shortness of breath/SOB
Stertorous breathing/Outflow croup
Tachypnea/Increased respiratory rate
Wheezing
Stridor (Inspiratory noise)
Stridor infant Child
Throat Conditions
Voice Alteration
Acutely ill patient/signs
Collapse/Prostration
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Onset/Young adult
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Population/Previously well
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Carbon Dioxide Total Content/CO2
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
PFT/Abnormal pulmonary function tests
CT Scan
CT Scan/Neck/cervical spine abnormal
MRI/Neck abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acidosis, respiratory
Airway obstruction
Airway obstruction/Children
Apnea
Cervical adenitis/abscess
Respiratory failure/Pulmonary insufficiency
Upper airway Obstruction
Chronic Respiratory Acidosis
Continued Hypercapnea
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Otolaryngology/ENT Specialty Population
CLASS/Pulmonic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Breathing Workload
Pathophysiology/Obstructive pulmonary disorder
Process
PROCESS/Pathophysiologic disorder (category)
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
SX/Tracheotomy
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Surgery
SX/Surgical emergency
Other Treatments
TX/Endotracheal airway.
Definition

Any hindrance to the passage of air into and out of the lungs.

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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