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5 Matching questions

  1. hypocapnia
  2. signs of dyspnea
  3. flail chest
  4. croup
  5. aspiration
  1. a flating of nostrils, reaction (pulling back) of intercostal spaces, retractions of tissue between the ribs
  2. b decreased amount of CO2 in the blood resulting from respiratory alkalosis
  3. c usually viral laryngealtracheobronchitis, edema and mucous cause airway to narrow, barking cough
  4. d fractures causing instability of chest wall, paradoxic movent, impairs gas exchange
  5. e fluid of solids that have gotten into the lungs

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. excessive fibrous or connective tissue i lung
  2. selective bulbous enlargement of the end of a finger or toe
  3. excess water in the lung, HD, diminishes gas exchange
  4. the subjective sensation of uncomfortable breathing, the feeling of being unable to get enough air
  5. gas or air enterspleural space separating lung from rib cage and destroying the negative pressure gradient

5 True/False questions

  1. tuberculosisinfection caused by myobacterium; MDR strains; phagocytes engulf bacilli; form granulomatous tubercle, changing to cheeselike caseation necrosis and scar tissue


  2. kussmaulrespiration (hyperpnea)inadequate gas exchange where either oxygen is too low or carbon dioxide is too high


  3. emphysemapermanent enlargement of gas exchange airways with destruction of alveolar walls


  4. hypercapniadecreased amount of CO2 in the blood resulting from respiratory alkalosis


  5. hypoventilationinadequate alveolar ventilation inelation to metabolic demands; CO2 removal does not keep up with production and level increases in arterial blood causing hypercapnia


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