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5 Matching questions

  1. What is the name of the thin serous membrane that covers the inner layer of the thoracic wall?
  2. Which of the following mechanisms explains why drowning victims often have little water in their lungs?
  3. The pulmonary venous circulation does which of the following?
  4. Which of the following signs is not consistent with complete airway obstruction?
  5. What is the meaning of the anatomical shunting?
  1. a Parietal pleura
  2. b That systemic arterial blood can never have the same partial pressure of oxygen as the alveolar gas
  3. c Low-pitched snoring sound
  4. d I and III: delivers oxygenated blood back the heart, empties into the left atrium
  5. e Laryngospasm

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Change in volume/change in pressure
  2. I II III: The Ppl decreases further below atmospheric, the transpulmonary pressure gradient widens, P alv drops below that at the airway opening
  3. Abdominal paradox
  4. Macrophages
  5. Stridor

5 True/False questions

  1. The chest radiograph shows blunting of the patient's costophrenic angels. What does this suggest?Pleural fluid


  2. Which of the following structures is an important landmark during the insertion of a tube in the trachea?Vallecula


  3. Which of the following are associated with the presence of air-trapping and auto-PEEP?I II III IV: High airway resistance, Weak lung recoil force, High breathing rates, Short expiratory times


  4. In a deeply unconscious patient, which of the following is the most common threat to upper airway patency?0.5 to 2.5 cm H2O/L/sec


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