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5 Matching questions

  1. A nurse who practices below a reasonable standard of care is committing what type of malpractice?
  2. For healthy individuals at rest, which of the following statements about exhalation is true?
  3. In 1846, who developed a water seal spirometer, which allowed accurate measurement of the patient's vital capacity?
  4. Which of the following formulas are used to compute the time constant of a lung unit?
  5. All of the following are common elements in a professional practice act except:
  1. a civil
  2. b Exhalation will be passive, due to inspiratory stored potential energy.
  3. c Hutchinson
  4. d resistance ยด compliance
  5. e 1. requirements and qualifications for licensure
    2. scope of professional practice
    3. professional code of ethics

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. diffusion
  2. Robert Boyle
  3. thoracic compression
  4. beneficence
  5. balance between sympathetic and parasympathetic tone

5 True/False questions

  1. What is the phenomenon whereby a liquid in a small tube tends to move upward against the force of gravity?Capillary action


  2. Blockage of the pulmonary arterial circulation to a portion of the lung would cause which of the following?increase in alveolar dead space


  3. Which of the following statements apply to a lung unit with higher resistance than normal?The EPP normally occurs at volumes greatly below the FRC.


  4. Significant loss of blood volume causes an increase in which of the following?I. vascular tone
    II. secretion of antidiuretic hormone (ADH)
    III. heart rate

    1. I, II, and III ***
    2. I and II
    3. II and III
    4. I and III


  5. The adult trachea is approximately how long?10 to 12 cm


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