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5 Matching Questions

  1. The condition resulting from inadequate production of surfactant and the resultant collapse of alveoli is
  2. Blockage of pulmonary blood flow by a clot or similar obstruction is
  3. Primary bronchi are to ________ as secondary bronchi are to ________.
  4. Which of the following organs is not part of the lower respiratory system?
  5. 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.
  1. a nitrogen
  2. b respiratory distress syndrome.
  3. c extrapulmonary bronchi; intrapulmonary bronchi
  4. d oropharynx
  5. e pulmonary embolism

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. primary bronchi
  2. an acute condition resulting from unusually sensitive, irritated conducting airways
  3. it allows better conditioning of the inhaled air.
  4. the volume of the thorax increases.
  5. suppresses the expiratory center in the medulla

5 True/False Questions

  1. The unit of measurement for pressure preferred by many respiratory therapists istorr.


  2. Air entering the body is filtered, warmed, and humidified by thehairs in the nasal vestibule


  3. The larynx, trachea, bronchi, and bronchioles all make up thelower respiratory tract


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


  5. The actual sites of gas exchange within the lungs aresuppresses the expiratory center in the medulla


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