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Patho Exam 3 Poll Questions
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Q: the ECF, including blood plasma and interstital fluids contains which of the following?
-Large amounts of sodium
-Moderate amounts of bicarb
-Small quantities of potassium, magnesium and phosporous
Question: phosphate level of 5.8 (elevated) is calcium increased or decreased?
inverse relationship: will be decreased- hypocalcemia
The maximum amount of air that can be inspired in excess of the normal VT is-
Inspiratory Reserve Volume
what are components of the respiratory system
Ventilation, perfusion, diffusion
what are factors that affect alveolar and capillary gas exchange?
Thickness of membrane, partial pressure of alveoli, molecular weight of gas solubility, surface area
the increased affinity of oxygen to hemoglobin shifts to the left when what conditions exist
Decreased 2,3 DPG
If someone comes in and they are complaining that they don't feel good, they have nasal stuffiness, sneezing, nasal discharge- what sets it apart from a common cold
Facial pain on palpation, headache, & possible fever
Most common portal of entry for cold viruses?
conjunctival surface of the eyes
Lungs are the common site for secondary tumor development, why?
Highly vascular nature and small capillaries
If you have a long-standing chronic lung disease with chronic state of hypoxia, and you are very SOB and your compensation has already reached its limit. What can you do for this patient at the bedside to increase the pt's oxygenation?
Hyperventilate the pt to increase the level of O2
Somebody comes in after a MVA. What would the nurse suspect to be a pneumothorax? What are the S/S the patient would present with?
· Asymmetric chest rise on inspiration
· Diminished lung sounds over the area
· NOT A SIGNà High SpO2
Which of the following has not been implicated in the development of asthma?
Respiratory tract infections
Drugs and chemicals
Hormonal changes and emotional upsets
Which of the following has been implicated as a causative factor in right ventricular failure
Which of the following is a disorder caused by abnormal accumulation of fluid in the pleural space?
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