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5 Matching questions

  1. pneumoconiosis
  2. bronchorrhea
  3. hypoxia
  4. pharyngoplasty
  5. tracheotomy
  1. a Usually an emergency procedure in which an incision is made into the trachea to gain acdess to the airway below a blockage.
  2. b The condition of having below normal oxygen levels in the body tissues and cells.
  3. c An abnormal condition caused by dust in the lungs that usually develops after years of environmental or occupationa contact.
  4. d Excessive discharge of mucus from the bronchi
  5. e Surgical repair of the pharynx.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Puncture of the chest wall with a needle to obtain fluid from the pleual cavity for diagnostic purposes, to drain pleural effusions or to reexpand a collapsed lung.
  2. voice impairment including hoarseness, weakness, or loss of voice.
  3. Surgical creation of an opening into the chest.
  4. Visual examination of the larynx using a laryngoscope.
  5. Bleeding from the nose.

5 True/False questions

  1. laryngitisInflammation of the pharynx; also known as a sore throat.


  2. antitussiveMedication administered to prevent, or relieve coughing.


  3. hypoxemiaA condition of having below normal oxygen level in the blood.


  4. aphoniaThe loss of the ability of the laryns to produce normal speech sounds.


  5. emphysemaProgressive loss of lung function due to a decrease in the total number of alveoli, the enlargement of the remaining alveoli, and then the progressive destruction of their walls.