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5 Matching questions

  1. Which of the following is the term that describes a volume of gas that is approximately 150 mL in the average adult and does not participate in gas exchange?
  2. By what mechanism does gas exchange across the lung occur?
  3. Which function of the nose is lost if a plastic endotracheal tube is inserted through the nose or mouth?
  4. Running vertically down each hemithorax anteriorly is an imaginary line that is used as an anatomical landmark. What is that line called?
  5. What is the space that separates the true vocal cords?
  1. a Air-conditioning
  2. b Anatomical dead space
  3. c Glottis
  4. d Midclavicular line
  5. e Simple diffusion

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. carina
  2. I, II, IV: Sternomastoids, Pectoralis major, Abdominals [NOT trapezius]
  3. Lower
  4. Epiglottis
  5. Transpulmonary pressure gradient (Palv-P pl)

5 True/False questions

  1. What is the narrowest portion of the airway in the adult larynx?Glottis


  2. How is compliance computed?Change in volume/change in pressure


  3. Which of the following terms defines the amount of gas the lung contains after a maximal inspiratory effort?TLC Total Lung Capacity


  4. During each cycle of normal resting ventilation, a volume of gas is moved into and out of the respiratory tract. This cyclical volume is called the:tidal volume VT


  5. Which of the following conditions is characterized by a loss of elastic lung tissue?Emphysema


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