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5 Matching questions

  1. What organization has developed an examination to enable respiratory therapists to become licensed?
  2. Approximately what percent of the normal changes in thoracic volume during quiet inspiration is due to the action of the diaphragm?
  3. Which of the following is an example of indirect contact transmission involving fomites?
  4. Hypoventilation is defined as:
  5. From a bedside capnograph (CO2 measuring device), you obtain a "dry" gas reading of 5.3% CO2 in a patient's exhaled gas. Given a barometric pressure of 765 mm Hg, what is the partial pressure of CO2 in this patient's exhaled gas?
  1. a 41 mm Hg
  2. b 75
  3. c National Board for Respiratory Care
  4. d elevated blood carbon dioxide level
  5. e use of a dirty nebulizer on another patient

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. department manager
  2. system that is overwhelmed by excessive fluid
  3. Hutchinson
  4. 6 feet
  5. increase in the area of the volume-pressure curve

5 True/False questions

  1. The AARC Code of Ethics holds professionals to which of following principles?0.5 to 2.5 cm H2O/L/sec


  2. What will happen if the rate of breathing increases without any change in total minute ventilation (mc243-1.jpgEconstant)?The VA per minute will decrease.


  3. Where are the majority of respiratory therapists employed?SVR is normally approximately 10 times higher than PVR.


  4. Which of the following statements is NOT true regarding the use of sterile gloves in the hospital setting?The same pair can be used on numerous patients if noninvasive procedures are done.


  5. The mitral (bicuspid) valve does which of the following?prevents atrial backflow during ventricular contraction