5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- spontaneous pneumothorax
- a deep breath followed by forceful exhalation from mouth, sudden expulsion of air from the lungs that clears the air passages
- b a type of pneumoconiosis resulting from the inhalation of free silica (silicon dioxide) and silica-containing compounds. occurs in mining and other industries involved with the extraction and processing of ores, prep and use of sand, and manufacture of pipe, building, and roofing materials
- c occurs unexpectedly in healthy individuals between the ages 20 and 40 years. it is most often caused by the spontaneous rupture of blebs (blister-like formations) on the visceral pleura.
- d difficult or labored respiration. Subjective sensation of uncomfortable breathing, or of being unable to get enough air. It is a common symptom of respiratory disease
- e mucous secretion from the lungs, bronchi, and trachea expelled through the mouth
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- commonly caused by streptococcus pneumoniae. has a relatively low overall mortality rate (higher in smokers and elderly populations)
- the site of pleural rupture acts as a one-way valve, permitting air to enter on inspiration but preventing its escape by closing up during expiration. Causes compression atelectasis
- decreased amount of CO2 in the blood resulting from respiratory alkalosis
- Lung Cancer, an invasive malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue of the bronchial mucosa that tends to metastasize to other areas of the body.
- rest, aspirin, humidity, and a cough suppressant such as codeine.
5 True/False Questions
bronchiolitis obliterans → a late-stage fibrotic process that occludes the airways and causes permenant scarring of the lungs. This is most common after lung transplantation (affects nearly 50% of recipients)
hypercapnia → the presence of an abnormally high level of carbon dioxide in the circulating blood
hemoptysis → accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity (the space between the lungs and the walls of the chest), seen in pneumonia, tuberculosis, or carcinoma.
chest wall restriction → (hyperpnea) deep, gasping associated w/ diabetic ketoacidosis
viral pneumonia → often caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae; is the only form of pneumonia that can be prevented through vaccination, bactera enter the lung through bloodstream inflammatroy response cause dead cell debries to obstruct airway. whinitis, coough, high fever, chills, chest pain, nasal flaring, retratctions