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5 Matching questions

  1. On inspecting a volume-pressure curve for a patient with restrictive lung disease, which of the following abnormalities would you expect to find?
  2. What is the physical process whereby atoms or molecules tend to move from an area of higher concentration or pressure to an area of lower concentration or pressure?
  3. HIPAA primarily is referred to as the Privacy Rule and is concerned with PHI. What do the letters PHI stand for?
  4. Respiratory care plans may be monitored by which of the following?
  5. According to Poiseuille's law, the pressure needed to drive a fluid through a tube will increase under which of the following conditions?
  1. a protected health information
  2. b I. decrease in the slope of the volume-pressure curve
    II. increase in the area of the volume-pressure curve
    III. positive Ppl during exhalation

    1. I, II, and III ***
    2. I and II
    3. I and III
    4. II only
  3. c diffusion
  4. d I. increased fluid viscosity
    II. decreased tube length
    III. decreased rate of flow
    IV. decreased tube radius

    1. I and IV ***
    2. I and II
    3. I, III, and IV
    4. II, III, and IV
  5. e 1. all the above ***
    2. computerized case study exercises
    3. patient scenarios
    4. experienced care plan auditors
    5. comparison of therapist's patient assessment with the department's "gold standard" assessment

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. angle of Louis
  2. I. capillary stick blood samples
    II. absorbent humidifier wicks
    III. certain surgical dressings

    1. II and III
    2. I and II
    3. II
    4. I, II, and III ***
  3. bacterial spores
  4. I. Gases exhibit the phenomenon of flow.
    II. Molecular forces of attraction are minimal.
    III. Gases are easily compressible.
    IV. Gases expand to fill their container.

    1. I and II
    2. I, II, III, and IV ***
    3. II, III, and IV
    4. I, II, and III
  5. elevated blood carbon dioxide level

5 True/False questions

  1. Which of the following pressure gradients is responsible for maintaining alveolar inflation?I. The kinetic activity of the gas increases.
    II. The rate of molecular collisions increases.
    III. The pressure exerted by the gas rises.

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


  2. What organization has developed an examination to enable respiratory therapists to become licensed?National Board for Respiratory Care


  3. What voluntary accrediting agency monitors quality in respiratory care departments?JCAHO


  4. What temperature is necessary to liquefy oxygen at 1 atm pressure?-183.0° C


  5. Abnormalities of the placenta that can cause intrauterine growth retardation or fetal asphyxia include which of the following?sniff position


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