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5 Matching questions

  1. 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.
  2. The term hypercapnia refers to
  3. Asthma is
  4. Primary bronchi are to ________ as secondary bronchi are to ________.
  5. Components of the upper respiratory system include all of the following, except the
  1. a extrapulmonary bronchi; intrapulmonary bronchi
  2. b lips
  3. c elevated PCO2.
  4. d an acute condition resulting from unusually sensitive, irritated conducting airways
  5. e nitrogen

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. upper respiratory tract.
  2. 4, 1, 2, 7, 5, 3, 6
  3. lower respiratory tract
  4. bound to hemoglobin.
  5. the volume of the thorax increases.

5 True/False questions

  1. ________ is the amount of air that moves into the respiratory system during a single respiratory cycle.oropharynx


  2. Inhaling through the nostrils is preferred over the mouth becauseit allows better conditioning of the inhaled air.


  3. The unit of measurement for pressure preferred by many respiratory therapists isoropharynx


  4. An acute infection of the throat that can lead to swelling and closure of the glottis and cause suffocation is known asit allows better conditioning of the inhaled air.


  5. The actual sites of gas exchange within the lungs aresuppresses the expiratory center in the medulla


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