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5 Matching questions

  1. ortho orthopnea
  2. thoracotomy
  3. internal respiration
  4. epiglottis
  5. ox anoxia
  1. a A surgical incision that opens the chest for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes.
  2. b the uppermost cartilage which closes over the top of the larynx during swalling to prevent food entry into the airway
  3. c the exchange of gases between the bloodstream and the cells at the cell level
  4. d straight labored breathing (-pnea) that occurs when lying flat and is relieed by sitting up one of the classic symptoms of ventricular heart failure
  5. e oxygen an abnormal condition (-is) characterized by a lack of oxygen the prefix an- means "without" "not"

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. blue
  2. Surgical opening through the base of the neck into the treacha for the insertion of a tube to create an open airway. The person breathes through this opening bypassing the upper airways.
  3. Insertion of a nedle between the ribs and into the pleural space.
  4. air lung collection of air or gas in the pleural cavity
  5. forming an opening (-stomy) by incising the skin over the trachea to permit an open airway A tracheostomy is performed as an emergency procedure when the airway is blocked

5 True/False questions

  1. pulmonary embolus (PE)Blood clot or other mateial that travels through the bloodstream and lodges in the pulmonary vessels. Blood or heart.


  2. anoxemia hypoxemiaAbsence or deficency of oxygen in the blood.


  3. iaoxygen


  4. dys dysphonisDificult or painful respirations; this can be due to exertion or pathological condition or injury.


  5. pulmonary edemaLocalized colledtion of puss in the lunngs.