RC271 reading quiz w3

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Which of the following are indications for assessing pulmonary function?
1. Screen for pulmonary disease.
2. Evaluate patients for surgical risk.
3. Assess the progression of disease.
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which of the following statements is true about inspiratory capacity? 1.it may help determine the type of lung expansion therapy to apply 2. it may be reduced in obstructive diseases 3. it is reduced in restrictive lung diseases1,2,3 all of the abovewhat is the normal predicted TLC for adults? a. 7L b. 8L c. 6L d. 9L6Lwhat % of TLC does RV normally represent? a. 20% b. 30% c. 40% d. 10%20%what causes the RV and the FRC to increase? a. Atelectasis b. Pneumonia c. PTX d. Chronic obstructive lung diseaseChronic obstructive lung diseasewhat is the gas normally used to measure the diffusing capacity of the lung?CO (carbon monoxide)under which of the conditions do you postpone the diffusing capacity test? 1. just before the task, the pt has an episode of severe coughing 2. just before the task, the pt had a long wait at a busy bus stop 3. smoke a cigarette2,3 just before the task, the pt had a long wait at a busy bus stop smoke a cigarettewhich of the following are necessary to ensure a valid single breath diffusing capacity of the lungs DLCO test results? 1. breath hold time should be between 3-5 secs 2. correction for HGB and carboxyhemoglobin should be included 3. two more more acceptable test should be average 4. the maneuver should be reproductible to within 10%2, 3, 4the DLCO would be decreased with all of the following EXCEPT a. pulmonary edema b. severe anemia c. pulmonary fibrosis d. secondary polycythemiasecondary polycythemiaWhat conclusions can you draw from the following data, obtained on a 67-year-old, 76-kg man admitted for pulmonary complications arising from silicosis?Results indicate a restrictive lung disorderWhat conclusions can you draw from the following data, obtained from a 41-year-old man who admits to "occasional smoking" but otherwise reveals no past history of pulmonary problems? a.Results indicate small airway obstruction. b.Results indicate generalized airway obstruction. c.Results indicate a restrictive lung disorder. d.Results indicate a combined disease process.results indicated a small airway obstruction