The common cold is a group of minor illness caused by:
Which of the following treatments is NOT recommended for sinusitis?
a. Antibiotics medications
b. Corticosteroids medications
c. Decongestants medications
d. Antiviral medications
D - Antiviral Medications
A crooked nasal septum or deviated septum will NOT:
a. compromise the air passage
b. increase tendency of sinusitis
c. cause cosmetic concerns
d. cause histoplasmosis
D - Cause histoplasmosis
Growths that form from distended mucous membranes protruding into the nasal cavity are called
The common symptom of a tumor of the larynx is
What is the primary importance in the diagnosis of hemoptysis?
determining the source of the bleeding
Stasis of blood flow from immobility, injury to a vessel, or predisposition to close formation, increase the risk of:
a. pulmonary embolism
b. chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
A - pulmonary embolism
The pneumonia-like disease caused by bacteria that thrive in warm aquatic environments and are inhaled from moisture droplets in air conditioning units is called:
b. pulmonary abscess
c. flail chest
d. Legionella infection
D - Legionella infection
A collection of air or gas in the pleural cavity, resulting in a collapsed lung, describes a condition called:
D - pnenumothorax
Which of the following is a fungal disease originating in the lungs with the greatest occurrence in the Midwestern United States?
b. Pulmonary abscess
c. Flail chest
d. Legionella infection
A - Histoplasmosis
An area of contained infectious material in the lung is known as:
double fracture of three or more adjacent ribs resulting in instability in the chest wall describes a patient with:
Permanent, irreversible dilation or distortion of the bronchi, resulting from obstruction of muscular bronchial wall, describes which conditions?
An occupational disease that causes progressive, chronic inflammation and infection in the lungs from the inhalation of inorganic dust is termed:
C - Pneumoconiosis
What is a destructive disease of the alveoli and the adjacent capillary walls resulting in chronic dyspnea, cough, and the characteristic barrel chest?
The Epstein-Barr virus causes:
Severe hypoxemia in a patient who has recently experienced trauma is called shock lung or:
T/F: Pontiac fever is a milder form of Legionellosis; both forms are not contagious.
True or False: Target groups for influenza immunization include persons aged 65 and older, patients with chronic disease, health care providers, and other high-risk persons.
True or False: Common colds impact immunity and respond to antibiotic therapy.
True or False: Hemothorax is life threatening and requires emergency care.
True or False: Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer death worldwide for both men and women.
True or False: The human immunodeficiency viral (HIV) infection and the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) epidemic have contributed to an increase of tuberculosis in the United States.
True or False: Acute bronchitis is usually caused by bacterial infection, which is why no known prevention exists.