5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a Bleeding from the nose.
- b Absence of spontaneous respiration.
- c Inflammation of the pharynx; also known as a sore throat.
- d An interruption of breathing that results in the loss of consciousness or death.
- e Surgical removal of the larynx.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Creating an opening into the trachea and inserting a tube to facilitate the passage of air or the removal of secretions.
- 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.
- Genetic disorder in which the lungs are clogged with large amounts of abnormally thick mucus.
- Inflammatin of the sinuses.
- Usually an emergency procedure in which an incision is made into the trachea to gain acdess to the airway below a blockage.
5 True/False questions
bronchoscopy → Visual examination of the bronchi using a bronchoscope.
thoracostomy → Creating an opening into the trachea and inserting a tube to facilitate the passage of air or the removal of secretions.
Cheyne-Stokes respiration → An interruption of breathing that results in the loss of consciousness or death.
anthracosis → Condition in which the lung fails to expand because air cannot pass beyond the bronchioles that are blocked by secretions.
hyperpnea → Abnormal increase in the depth and rate of the respiratory movements.