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5 Matching questions

  1. venturi mask
  2. dead space
  3. nasal cannula
  4. gag reflex
  5. respiratory arrest
  1. a a device that delivers low concentrations of oxygen through 2 prongs that rest in the patients nostrils
  2. b when breathing completely stops
  3. c vomiting or retching that results when something is placed in the back of the pharynx
  4. d areas of the lungs outside the alveoli where gas exchange with the blood does no take place
  5. e a face mask and reservoir bag device that delivers specific concentrations of oxygen by mixing oxygen with inhaled air

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a means of correcting blockage of the airway by moving the jaw forward without tilting the head or neck. Used when a spinal injury is suspected
  2. the breathing in of air or oxygen or providing breaths artificially
  3. increased work of breathing; a sensation of shortness of breath
  4. a device that provides positive pressure ventilations. is easily carried on the ambulance
  5. the amount of air breathed in during each respiration multiplied by the number of breaths per minute

5 True/False questions

  1. nasopharyngeal airwaya flexible breathing tube inserted through the patients nose into the pharynx to help maintain an open airway


  2. respiratory failureincreased work of breathing; a sensation of shortness of breath


  3. pocket face maska device, usually with a one way valve, to aid in artificial ventilation.


  4. pressure regulatora device connected to an oxygen cylinder to reduce cylinder pressure so it is safe for delivery of oxygen to a patient


  5. suctioninguse of a vacuum device to remove blood, vomit, and other secretions or foreign materials from the airway