Respiratory

Anatomy and Physiology

anatomy of the lungs
Review this learning object and review your pulmonary anatomy.
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objid=OTA1004

University of Minnesota Web Anatomy
University site allowing a study tool for learning anatomy
http://www.msjensen.gen.umn.edu/webanatomy/wa_respiratory/default.htm

Respiratory matching game
This site explores respiratory anatomy, assessment and diagnostic tests.
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objid=NUR2203

quia: systemic/pulmonary circulation
http://www.quia.com/jg/436314.html

Quia: respiratory key terms
http://www.quia.com/jg/65869.html

Assessment

University of Virginia: Chest Exam
This video clip shows a comprehensive physical assessment
http://www.med-ed.virginia.edu/courses/pom1/videos/chest.cfm

auscultation assistant
This site offers audio clips for listening to heart and breath sounds.
http://www.med.ucla.edu/wilkes/intro.html

the r.A.L.E. repository
A collection of digital audio respiratory sounds
http://www.rale.ca/

Lung Sound Assessment Tutorial
A great Flash presentation with breathsounds
http://www.meddean.luc.edu/lumen/MedEd/MEDICINE/PULMONAR/IMAGES/CD-LungSounds/mac/cugell-07july11.swf

Quia: Thorax and lung assessment review
http://www.quia.com/jg/502734.html

Quia: lung assessment
http://www.quia.com/jg/502734.html

Quia: respiratory review
http://www.quia.com/cm/67805.html

Case Studies

Quia: Respiratory Fun
http://www.quia.com/rd/40527.html

Diagnostic Tests

ABG practice quiz
Take this 18 question, multiple choice ABG quiz to sharpen your knowledge.
http://www.indstate.edu/mary/abgpract.htm

ABG Analysis
Go to this ABG analysis lesson with practice exercises.
http://classes.kumc.edu/son/nurs420/unit2/abg.html

Arterial Blood Gas Learning object
This short tutorial will give you the basics of understanding ABG's.
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objid=NUR202

Differentiating Acid Base Disturbances
This interactive presentation will help you to identify some common causes of acid base disturbances.
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objid=NUR4904

Acid base imbalances and their etiologies
This module will help you associate imbalances with the cause.
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objid=NUR4604

acid base balance
A basic tool to improve your understanding of acid base balance.
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objid=NUR302

acid base imbalance
This tutorial allows for examples of acid base imbalance
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objid=NUR602

ABG Tutorial
This tutorial will give you practice with case studies.
http://www.maagnursing.com/ABG/basic_questions.ph

Study Stack: Arterial Blood Gas
http://studystack.com/menu-6519

Disease Process

Respiratory disorders
This tool provides a crossword for learning about respiratory disorders
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objID=GEN2005

Study Stack: restrictive airway disease
http://studystack.com/menu-5919

Patient Teaching

MDI Teaching
http://www.quia.com/cm/73650.html

Pharmacology

Respiratory system drug treatment review
This object reviews respiratory medications.
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objid=GEN1604