5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- The process by which dissolved gases are exchanged between the blood and interstitial fluids is
- The pneumotaxic center of the pons
- Decompression sickness is a painful condition that develops when a person is exposed to a sudden drop in atmospheric pressure. Bubbles of ________ gas are responsible for the problem.
- The respiratory epithelium of the conducting airways consists of
- Blockage of pulmonary blood flow by a clot or similar obstruction is
- a pulmonary embolism
- b pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium.
- c suppresses the expiratory center in the medulla
- d nitrogen
- e internal respiration
5 Multiple choice questions
- 45 mm Hg
- acute epiglottitis
- bound to hemoglobin.
- movement of air into and out of the alveoli.
5 True/False questions
The term hypercapnia refers to → movement of air into and out of the alveoli.
Inhaling through the nostrils is preferred over the mouth because → it allows better conditioning of the inhaled air.
The following is a list of some airways.
1. secondary bronchus
3. alveolar ducts
4. primary bronchus
5. respiratory bronchiole
7. terminal bronchiole
The order in which air passes through is → oropharynx
The larynx, trachea, bronchi, and bronchioles all make up the → epiglottis
The condition resulting from inadequate production of surfactant and the resultant collapse of alveoli is → respiratory distress syndrome.