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5 Matching questions

  1. Which of the following is a good example of slowly adapting stretch receptors?
  2. Which of the following statements are true of the lecithin-to-sphingomyelin ratio?
  3. When a COPD patient leans forward braced in a tripod position, this lends particular advantage to which accessory muscles of inspiration?
  4. What is normal amount of anatomic deadspace found in a healthy lung?
  5. Which of the following is the primary muscle active in quiet breathing?
  1. a Diaphragm
  2. b pectoralis
  3. c I II III IV: it is predictive of fetal lung maturation, An L/S ratio greater than 2:1 indicates fetal lung maturity in nondiabetic pregnancies, the L/S ratio is falsely high in diabetes, the L/S ratio is generally 2:1 at 35 weeks gestation
  4. d 2ml/kg ideal body weight
  5. e Herring-Breuer reflex

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. False [the right bronchus is most likely due to its angle]
  2. Change in pressure/flow [ PEEP-Plateau/flow]
  3. Change in volume/change in pressure
  4. Airway resistance
  5. Glottis

5 True/False questions

  1. How far is the diaphragm pulled down during tidal breathing?That systemic arterial blood can never have the same partial pressure of oxygen as the alveolar gas


  2. Which of the following signs is not consistent with complete airway obstruction?Low-pitched snoring sound


  3. Which of the following parts of the sternum marks the level of the carina?Angle of Louis


  4. What does the "pump handle" movement of rib pairs 2 through 7 achieve?Increase in the anteroposterior diameter of the chest


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