5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What organization has developed an examination to enable respiratory therapists to become licensed?
- Approximately what percent of the normal changes in thoracic volume during quiet inspiration is due to the action of the diaphragm?
- Which of the following is an example of indirect contact transmission involving fomites?
- Hypoventilation is defined as:
- 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?
- a 41 mm Hg
- b 75
- c National Board for Respiratory Care
- d elevated blood carbon dioxide level
- e use of a dirty nebulizer on another patient
5 Multiple choice questions
- department manager
- system that is overwhelmed by excessive fluid
- 6 feet
- increase in the area of the volume-pressure curve
5 True/False questions
The AARC Code of Ethics holds professionals to which of following principles? → 0.5 to 2.5 cm H2O/L/sec
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.
Where are the majority of respiratory therapists employed? → SVR is normally approximately 10 times higher than PVR.
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.
The mitral (bicuspid) valve does which of the following? → prevents atrial backflow during ventricular contraction