5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a Excessive discharge of mucus from the bronchi
- b Testing method that utilizes a spirometer to record the volume of air inhaled or exhaled and the length of tiem each breath takes.
- 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.
- d An interruption of breathing that results in the loss of consciousness or death.
- e Accumulation of air or gas in the pleural spacecausing the lung to collapse.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The condition that occurs when the body cannot get the air it needs to function.
- External monitor to measure the oxygen saturation level in the blood.
- Creating an opening into the trachea and inserting a tube to facilitate the passage of air or the removal of secretions.
- Specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders of the lungs and associated tissues.
- Pain in the pleura.
5 True/False questions
laryngoplegia → Visual examination of the larynx using a laryngoscope.
hemothorax → Accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity.
pertussis → Contagious bacterial infection of the upper respiratory tract that is characterized by a spasm like cough.
cystic fibrosis → Genetic disorder in which the lungs are clogged with large amounts of abnormally thick mucus.
asbestosis → Condition in which the lung fails to expand because air cannot pass beyond the bronchioles that are blocked by secretions.