Pathologies of the Respiratory System Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What happens in order to generate more CO2 in respiratory alkalosis?

Question 2 2. Emphysema involves an inflammatory response in the lungs that results in:

Question 3 3. Barry is hyperventilating as a result of anxiety. What is the best course of treatment for the hyperventilation?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is most likely to result in DVT?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is a sign traditionally used to help diagnose DVT?

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Question 6 6. The exocrine function of the pancreas is to:

Question 7 7. Rales refers to which of the following?

Question 8 8. Elevations in d-dimers on a blood test are mainly an indicator of which of the following?

Question 9 9. People with cystic fibrosis may experience:

Question 10 10. Which structure provides support and flexibility for the trachea?

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Question 11 11. Abnormal dilation of the bronchi is most appropriately associated with which of the following?

Question 12 12. How might a doctor diagnose acute respiratory failure?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is part of the lower respiratory system?

Question 14 14. Which structure is referred to as the wind pipe?

Question 15 15. What are formed when a person with a healthy immune system 'walls off' the tuberculosis bacteria in the lungs?

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Question 16 16. An infection by mycobacterium tuberculosis that does not cause an individual to fall ill is known as which of the following?

Question 17 17. What is the improper amounts of air in the air sacs called?

Question 18 18. Air in the pleural space refers to which of the following?

Question 19 19.

The reaction that produces bicarbonate also has another product.

What is this product and how is it used?

Question 20 20. Drew was having problems when speaking and after extensive testing was diagnosed with laryngeal cancer. This cancer is of the _____ type.

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Question 21 21. Where do pleural effusions occur?

Question 22 22. A person with respiratory alkalosis will have which of the following?

Question 23 23. In regards to pneumonia, which of the following statements is NOT correct?

Question 24 24. What is the pleural membrane that lines the inside of the chest wall and extends over the diaphragm called?

Question 25 25. A person with left-sided heart failure and pulmonary edema with alveolar involvement is most likely to have which of the following?

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Question 26 26. How does idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis differ from pneumoconiosis?

Question 27 27. Which of the following situations is LIKELY to cause a pulmonary embolism?

Question 28 28. Which of the following indicates the correct flow of blood between the heart and the lungs?

Question 29 29. Robert has been drinking at a party and has fallen to sleep on his back. How could this cause ARDS in Robert?

Question 30 30. In alkalemia, the blood pH is which of the following?

Pathologies of the Respiratory System Chapter Exam Instructions

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