What happens during respiratory arrest?


What happens during respiratory arrest?

The Respiratory System:

The respiratory system is the bodily system that is responsible for taking in and delivering oxygen to the lungs. It is comprised of the nose and nasal sinuses, the pharyngeal passages, the larynx, the bronchial tubes and bronchiole, as well as the lungs.

Answer and Explanation:

Respiratory arrest occurs when the lungs shut down and breathing ceases, thereby cutting off the flow of oxygen to the body. Certain tissues, made up...

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Conditions Associated with Respiratory Failure

from Pathophysiology Textbook

Chapter 9 / Lesson 10

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