5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What is the name of the thin serous membrane that covers the inner layer of the thoracic wall?
- Which of the following mechanisms explains why drowning victims often have little water in their lungs?
- The pulmonary venous circulation does which of the following?
- Which of the following signs is not consistent with complete airway obstruction?
- What is the meaning of the anatomical shunting?
- a Parietal pleura
- b That systemic arterial blood can never have the same partial pressure of oxygen as the alveolar gas
- c Low-pitched snoring sound
- d I and III: delivers oxygenated blood back the heart, empties into the left atrium
- e Laryngospasm
5 Multiple choice questions
- Change in volume/change in pressure
- I II III: The Ppl decreases further below atmospheric, the transpulmonary pressure gradient widens, P alv drops below that at the airway opening
- Abdominal paradox
5 True/False questions
The chest radiograph shows blunting of the patient's costophrenic angels. What does this suggest? → Pleural fluid
Which of the following structures is an important landmark during the insertion of a tube in the trachea? → Vallecula
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
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
Which of the following conditions is characterized by a loss of elastic lung tissue? → Emphysema