The respiratory system is a biological system consisting of specific organs and structures used for gas exchange.
WHAT ARE THE PARTS OF THE LOWER RESPIRATORY OTY TRACT?
The lower respiratory tractor lower respiratory system consists of the trachea, the bronchi and bronchioles, and the alveoli, which make up the lungs. These structures pull in air from the upper respiratory system, absorb oxygen, and release carbon dioxide in exchange.
WHAT IS LOWER RESPIRATORY INFECTION?
When an infection of the lungs occurs it is called the lower respiratory tract infection (RTI), specifically in the lower airways. This infection is usually caused by a virus, but it can also be caused by bacteria or other less common organisms. Common lower RTIs in infants and young children include Flu.
Symptoms: Cough; Shortness of breath; Fever
According to WHO Lower respiratory infections is ranked as the 4th leading cause of death. According to 2019’s report, lower respiratory infections were the reason for 2.6 million deaths.
WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT RESPIRATORY ILLNESSES AND DISEASES?