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T of F: Destruction of alveolar walls and septae is typical of acute asthma
False, it is typical of emphysema
Pathological changes with bronchiectasis include
airway obstruction and weak, dilated bronchial walls
T or F: Wheezing and stridor would be significant signs of bronchiectasis
False, Significant signs of bronchiectasis include chronic cough producing large quantizes of purulent sputum.
T or F: the mediastinum shifts toward the unaffected side during inspiration in a flail chest injury
T or F: Retention of fluid in the lungs causes respiratory distress syndrome in infants
False, Infant respiratory distress syndrome can result from insufficient surfactant production.
T or F: Increased excretion of hydrogen ions is initially caused by vomiting
False, initially caused by metabolic alkalosis.
Acute pancreatitis causes massive inflammation and necrosis due to
activation and spread of proenzymes
Hypovolemic shock develops with intestinal obstruction as a result of
vomiting and intestinal distension
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