5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- In a deeply unconscious patient, which of the following is the most common threat to upper airway patency?
- What is called the "functional unit of the lungs"?
- The pulmonary venous circulation does which of the following?
- Which of the following mechanisms explains why drowning victims often have little water in their lungs?
- If an endotracheal tube is inserted too far in the process of intubation, its tip is more likely to enter the left bronchus?
- a Laryngospasm
- b I and III: delivers oxygenated blood back the heart, empties into the left atrium
- c acinus
- d Soft tissue obstruction
- e False [the right bronchus is most likely due to its angle]
5 Multiple choice questions
- Pleural effusion
- Airway resistance
- Lower surface tension
- Abdominal muscles
5 True/False questions
Which of the following signs is suggestive of diaphragmatic fatigue in critically ill patients? → Abdominal paradox
What is the normal CLT? → 0.2 L/cm H2O
Which of the following is the primary muscle active in quiet breathing? → Lower surface tension
Circulating epinephrine is the only natural mechanism for sympathetic bronchodilation in humans? → True
What is the meaning of the anatomical shunting? → That systemic arterial blood can never have the same partial pressure of oxygen as the alveolar gas