This edition of The Respiratory System and Asthma chart features simplified text and clearer images to help facilitate patient comprehension. Shows respiratory system and compares cross-section of a normal bronchiole to an asthmatic bronchiole, with labels that point out mucus plug, bronchospasm, enlarged smooth muscle, inflamed surface epithelium, enlarged basement membrane and inflamed bronchial tissue. Describes asthma, the conducting system and gas exchange. Provides images and text to show how breathing works and show visual icons to represent common asthma triggers, such as weather, exercise, irritants, allergens, illness and pollution.
Measures 20x26in.. Printed in the USA by Anatomical Chart Company.