What pulmonary disorder could lead to acute flattening of the diaphragm?
Which of the following is the most important ventilatory function of the scalene muscles?
Which of the following statements about alveolar pressure (Palv) during normal quiet breathing is true?
What will happen if the rate of breathing increases without any change in total minute ventilation (mc243-1.jpgEconstant)?
What vaccination does OSHA require hospital employers to provide?
blift upper chest particularly during times of high ventilatory demand
cIt is negative during inspiration and positive during expiration.
eThe VA per minute will decrease.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
elevate the upper chest, increasing chest anteroposterior diameter
arterial pressures exceed ventricular pressures
41 mm Hg
I. Gases fill the available space.
II. Gases exhibit viscosity.
III. Gases exert pressure.
IV. Gases are readily compressed.
V. Gases are capable of flow.
1. I and IV
2. I, III, and IV ***
3. II, III, and IV
4. II, III, IV, and V
5 True/False Questions
Quality in the practice of respiratory care encompasses which of the following? → 1. method or manner in which care is provided
all of the above ***
3. personnel performing care
4. equipment used
5. level of experience of respiratory care providers
For a given transpulmonary pressure gradient and inflation time, which of the following lung units would exhibit the greatest change in volume? → separate the ventricles from their arterial outflow tracts
Which of the following factors is important in determining the quality of care delivered by a respiratory therapist? → 1. experience
4. all the above ***
5. none of the above
What ethical issue has recently become a significant concern for respiratory therapists and all health care providers due to a congressional act? → patient's right to privacy
In a normal individual lying on the right side (right side down), which of the following conditions would be true? → The right lung would receive the most ventilation.