5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Which of the following is the function of the surfactant?
- Which of the following pressure gradients is responsible for the actual flow of gas into and out of the lungs during breathing?
- At what point does the trachea branch into two mainstem bronchi?
- What is meant by "internal respiration"?
- What causes air to move in or out of the lungs while keeping the lungs in an inflated state?
- a Transrespiratory pressure gradient (p alv-P ao) [alveoli and airway opening ]
- b Lower surface tension
- c carina
- d Exchange of gases between the blood and the tissue [external=in your lungs alveoli to blood]
- e Pressure gradients
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Costal groove on the bottom of each rib
- Type I
- Angle of Louis
5 True/False Questions
What is the narrowest portion of the airway in the adult larynx? → Glottis
The chest radiograph shows blunting of the patient's costophrenic angels. What does this suggest? → Pleural fluid
Which of the following are explanations for the left hemi diaphragmatic surface to be slightly lower that the right? → I. The heart rests on the left half of the diaphragm, pushing it downward. and III. The liver, directly below the right half of the diaphragm, props up this area.
What is normal amount of anatomic deadspace found in a healthy lung? → Protect the vital organs
The pulmonary arterial circulation does which of the following? → Protect the vital organs