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5 Matching questions

  1. Which of the following organs is not part of the lower respiratory system?
  2. Decompression sickness is a painful condition that develops when a person is exposed to a sudden drop in atmospheric pressure. Bubbles of ________ gas are responsible for the problem.
  3. ________ is the amount of air that moves into the respiratory system during a single respiratory cycle.
  4. When the diaphragm and external intercostal muscles contract,
  5. The term hypercapnia refers to
  1. a the volume of the thorax increases.
  2. b Tidal volume
  3. c nitrogen
  4. d elevated PCO2.
  5. e oropharynx

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. internal respiration
  2. movement of air into and out of the alveoli.
  3. acute epiglottitis
  4. an acute condition resulting from unusually sensitive, irritated conducting airways
  5. pulmonary embolism

5 True/False questions

  1. Components of the upper respiratory system include all of the following, except thelips


  2. Primary bronchi are to ________ as secondary bronchi are to ________.primary bronchi


  3. The unit of measurement for pressure preferred by many respiratory therapists isoropharynx


  4. The condition resulting from inadequate production of surfactant and the resultant collapse of alveoli istorr.


  5. The partial pressure of carbon dioxide in the interstitial space of peripheral tissues is approximatelyepiglottis


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