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5 Matching questions

  1. Compared to a normal diaphragm, contraction of a diaphragm that is low and flat may result in which of the following?
  2. Which of the following signs is suggestive of diaphragmatic fatigue in critically ill patients?
  3. Which of the following statements are true of the phrenic nerves?
  4. By what mechanism does gas exchange across the lung occur?
  5. What causes air to move in or out of the lungs while keeping the lungs in an inflated state?
  1. a Abdominal paradox
  2. b I II III IV: They originate from spinal nerves C3 to C5, They enter the chest in front of the scalenus muscle, They are sandwiched between subclavian arteries and veins, Nerve injury is associated paralysis of the diaphragm.
  3. c Simple diffusion
  4. d Pressure gradients
  5. e Compression of the thoracic cavity

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Glottis
  2. acinus
  3. Low-pitched snoring sound
  4. False [the right bronchus is most likely due to its angle]
  5. I. Pores of Kohn and II. Canals of Lambert

5 True/False questions

  1. When a COPD patient leans forward braced in a tripod position, this lends particular advantage to which accessory muscles of inspiration?I II III IV: They originate from spinal nerves C3 to C5, They enter the chest in front of the scalenus muscle, They are sandwiched between subclavian arteries and veins, Nerve injury is associated paralysis of the diaphragm.

          

  2. What is the function of the very small amount of pleural fluid that is found in the pleural space?That systemic arterial blood can never have the same partial pressure of oxygen as the alveolar gas

          

  3. What is the term for the impedance to ventilation caused by the movement of gas through the conducting system of the lungs?Pleural effusion

          

  4. The intercostal arteries, veins, and nerves run through which of the following?II and IV: delivers unoxygenated blood to the lungs, originates on the right side of the heart

          

  5. Which of the following is the function of the turbinate's?I II III IV: They originate from spinal nerves C3 to C5, They enter the chest in front of the scalenus muscle, They are sandwiched between subclavian arteries and veins, Nerve injury is associated paralysis of the diaphragm.