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5 Matching questions

  1. Quality in the practice of respiratory care encompasses which of the following?
  2. Respiratory therapists must ensure that any oil or dust is cleared from high-pressure medical-gas delivery systems before pressurization. Why is this action needed?
  3. Why is the total mechanical work of breathing difficult to assess during spontaneous breathing?
  4. Blockage of the pulmonary arterial circulation to a portion of the lung would cause which of the following?
  5. What is the affect of damage to the recurrent laryngeal nerves?
  1. a Respiratory muscle activity contributes to inflation resistance.
  2. b vocal cord impairment or paralysis
  3. c increase in alveolar dead space
  4. d 1. method or manner in which care is provided
    all of the above ***
    3. personnel performing care
    4. equipment used
    5. level of experience of respiratory care providers
  5. e Adiabatic compression could ignite the oil or dust.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. pulmonary embolus
  2. 43.8 mg/L
  3. 75
  4. 1. requirements and qualifications for licensure
    2. scope of professional practice
    3. professional code of ethics
  5. thinnest portion of the alveolar-capillary membrane

5 True/False questions

  1. About how many people die each year in the United States from hospital-acquired infections (HAIs)?90,000


  2. During which phase of fetal development do mature alveoli appear?alveolar


  3. The American National Standards Institute has set a water vapor content level of 30 mg/L as the minimum absolute humidity required for patients whose upper airways have been bypassed. This equals what body humidity (BH)?68%


  4. Which of the following statements about the equal pressure point (EPP) is true?SVR is normally approximately 10 times higher than PVR.


  5. After placing a liquid into a small-diameter glass tube, you observe the formation of a convex (upwardly curved) meniscus. What conclusion is correct?Strong cohesive forces exist among the liquid molecules.


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