5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Which of the following is the term that describes a volume of gas that is approximately 150 mL in the average adult and does not participate in gas exchange?
- By what mechanism does gas exchange across the lung occur?
- Which function of the nose is lost if a plastic endotracheal tube is inserted through the nose or mouth?
- Running vertically down each hemithorax anteriorly is an imaginary line that is used as an anatomical landmark. What is that line called?
- What is the space that separates the true vocal cords?
- a Air-conditioning
- b Anatomical dead space
- c Glottis
- d Midclavicular line
- e Simple diffusion
5 Multiple choice questions
- I, II, IV: Sternomastoids, Pectoralis major, Abdominals [NOT trapezius]
- Transpulmonary pressure gradient (Palv-P pl)
5 True/False questions
What is the narrowest portion of the airway in the adult larynx? → Glottis
How is compliance computed? → Change in volume/change in pressure
Which of the following terms defines the amount of gas the lung contains after a maximal inspiratory effort? → TLC Total Lung Capacity
During each cycle of normal resting ventilation, a volume of gas is moved into and out of the respiratory tract. This cyclical volume is called the: → tidal volume VT
Which of the following conditions is characterized by a loss of elastic lung tissue? → Emphysema