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5 Matching questions

  1. asbestosis
  2. thoracentesis
  3. bronchoscopy
  4. pleurodynia
  5. bronchorrhea
  1. a Visual examination of the bronchi using a bronchoscope.
  2. b Excessive discharge of mucus from the bronchi
  3. c Puncture of the chest wall with a needle to obtain fluid from the pleual cavity for diagnostic purposes, to drain pleural effusions or to reexpand a collapsed lung.
  4. d Pain in the pleura.
  5. e The form of pneumoconiosis caused by asbestos particles in the lungs.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. An abnormal condition caused by dust in the lungs that usually develops after years of environmental or occupationa contact.
  2. Specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders of the lungs and associated tissues.
  3. The passage of a tube through the nose or mouth into the treachea to establish or maintain an open airway.
  4. The condition that occurs when the body cannot get the air it needs to function.
  5. Surgical removal of all or part of a lung.

5 True/False questions

  1. tracheotomySurgical creation of an opening into the chest.


  2. bronchodilatorChronic enlargement of bronchi or bronchioles resulting from an earlier lung infection that was not cured.


  3. tachypneaAbnormally slow rate of respiration; usually less than 10 breathes per minute.


  4. dyspneaDifficult or labored breathing.


  5. mediastinumThe cavity located between the lungs.


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