Anesthesia Technology Exam 1

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1.  Which of the following comprise the Low-pressure system?
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2.  What is a thorpe tube?
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3.  What is the last safeguard before the gases reach the patient?
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4.  At low laminar flows how are flowmeters calibrated?
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5.  At high laminar flows how are flowmeters calibrated?
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6.  Rate of gas flow is dependent upon what in the anesthesia machine?
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7.  Why is the oxygen flowmeter always the furthest to the right?
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8.  When is an O2 analyzer reading erroneous?
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9.  How many sprockets are on an oxygen flowmeter?
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10.  How many sprockets are on a N2O flowmeter?
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11.  What is the minimum o2: N2O ration?
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12.  What is the purpose of the safety devices in the low flow system?
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13.  When can the hypoxic guard system allow a hypoxic mix? 
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14.  What is the method of regulating output concentration? choose all that apply
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15.  What is the method of vaporization? choose all that apply
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16.  How is temperature compensated for with vaporizers. choose all that apply
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17.  How is specificity related to specific vaporizers. choose all that apply
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18.  How is resistance classified with specific vaporizers? choose all that apply
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19.  In regards to vapor pressure, what are its unique characteristics
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20.  When a liquid vaporizes what happens to the remaining no vaporized liquid?
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21.  What is the gas we use as a carrier gas for agents?
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22.  True or false modern vaporizers are within the breathing circuit?
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23.  What is a vaporizer interlock mechanism
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24.  Which of the following are housed within the circle system
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25.  What is the main purpose of the circle system?
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26.  If the APL valve is closed and the ventilation bag squeezed where will all of it contents go
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27.  If the APL valve is open and the ventilation bag squeezed where will all of it contents go
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28.  No question here but Review slide week 1 slide 61
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29.  What is the approximate water content of Soda Lime?
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30.  Which of the following are ventilator components?
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31.  What are the alarm levels
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32.  Which of the following represent Bernoulli's law, at a constriction? choose all that apply
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33.  What does an ascending bellow do during inspiration
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34.  What is the major safety concern with a descending bellow when a disconnection occurs
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35.  What is the standard size in the U.S. for a scavenger system hose?
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36.  Which of the following are part of the scavenger system?
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37.  Define regulations
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38.  What are standards?
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39.  Which of the following does the FDA regulate? choose all that apply
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40.  Which of the following regulate gas cylinders
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41.  Which agency enforces a safe working environment
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42.  Which agency writes criteria for OSHA to enforce
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43.  Which agency writes standards for the prevention of fires?
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44.  Which of the following agencies writes standards for compressed gas cylinders?
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45.  Who handles most standards affecting anesthesia
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46.  Which are parts of the medical gas cylinder?
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47.  What is the danger with Adiabatic compression?
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48.  What is the danger with Adiabatic expansion?
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49.  When performing a hydrostatic test on a cylinder what is usually placed into that cylinder
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50.  How often do low pressure gas cylinders need to be tested?
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51.  What is a gas cylinder usually made of when taking a patient to MRI?
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52.  What type of relief valve melts and releases gas at high temperature to prevent rupture?
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53.  What type of relief valve breaks and releases gas at high pressure to prevent rupture?
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54.  What is PISS
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55.  What is the PISS of O2
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56.  What is the PISS of N2O?
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57.  What is the PISS of Air
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58.  What is DISS
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59.  What gases are liquid in their cylinders? Choose all that apply
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60.  How many liters of gas are there in an E tank of N2O?
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61.  What color is an oxygen cylinder in the U.S.?
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62.  What color is an N2O cylinder in the U.S.?
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63.  What color is an helium cylinder in the U.S.?
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64.  How many liter of O2 are in a G cylinder?
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65.  Define Vapor.
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66.  What is vaporization?
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67.  Vaporization depends on what?
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68.  Define volatile anesthetic agent.
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69.  What is the SVP of Sevo
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70.  What is the SVP of Isoflurane
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71.  What is the SVP of Des?
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72.  What is the SVP of Enflurane
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73.  What increases SVP?
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74.  What decreases SVP choose all that apply
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75.  Why does heat need to be supplied to the liquid anesthetic? choose all that apply
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76.  What does a wick do in a vaporizer
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77.  How is thermocompensation regulated? choose all that apply
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78.  With what method is all of the gas vaporized into the gas flow?
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79.  Which anesthetic agent requires supplied heat.
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80.  What is vapor pressure?
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81.  What is boling point?
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82.  Define heat of vaporization
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83.  What is the heat of vaporization of Desflurane?
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84.  What is the heat of vaporization of Halothane
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85.  What is the heat of vaporization of Isoflurane
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86.  What is the boiling point in celsius of Des?
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87.  What is the boiling point in celsius of Halothane
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88.  What is the boiling point in celsius of Sevo
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89.  What is the boiling point in celsius of Iso
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90.  THe most volatile agents have....complete
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91.  What is the SVP of Halothane?
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92.  What is the SVP of Isoflurane
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93.  What is the SVP of Enflurane
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94.  When is usually seen with the pumping effect and overdosing?
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95.  When is usually seen with the pumping effect and inadequate dose
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96.  What is the potential power sources for a ventilator choose all that apply
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97.  What is the meaning of double-circuit in reference to a ventilator?
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98.  Using the ventilator when does driving gas flow cease.  choose all that apply
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99.  Why would set TV differ from delivered TV
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100.  What is the pressure limit on most ventilators
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101.  Why is a patient taken of the ventilator if there is a failure from the central supply.
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102.  Be familiar with the process of the bellows and ventilator slides 17-22 of week 4 lecture.  Trivia time! In 1947 Ted Williams won the triple crown, in an absolute disgrace to mankind as we now know it, he did not win the MVP.  Who did
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103.  TV is given at 10-15ml/kg can you clarify?
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104.  Which patient would benefit from a prolonged expiratory time?
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105.  What does the Ohmeda 7900 smart vent offer that previous anesthesia ventilators did not? choose all that apply
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106.  Continue from slide 40 week #4
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107.  Which of the following is part of the high pressure cylinder?
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108.  Which of the following is included in the high pressure system?
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109.  How does the O2 fail safe work?
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110.  The O2 flush valve
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111.  What is the function of the fail safe valve used with oxygen?
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112.  What is your last safeguard in preventing a hypoxic mix?
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113.  What is the most accurate way of identifying cylinders?
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114.  What are the functions of oxygen in the anesthesia machine? choose all that apply
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115.  Which VAA is used in the TEC-6 vaporizer?
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116.  Which VAA is used in the TEC-5 Vaporizer?
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117.  Where is the best place to have the oxygen flowmeter?
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118.  Which type of scavenger system requires relief valves
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119.  What are the hazards with aluminum cylinders
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120.  How often must cylinders be inspected?
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121.  How many liters of gas is in a H tank of o2?
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122.  How many liters of gas is in a N2O H tank
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123.  What is a hazard of a pipeline system?
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124.  What is the normal tidal volume for a patient?
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125.  What does the tidal volume sensor tell you?
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126.  WHat is the biggest hazard with ventilators?
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127.  Which monitoring device can not be deactivated?
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128.  How can the efficiency be increased within a vaporizer? choose all that apply.
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129.  Though rare, what will be seen in the presence of the pumping effect?
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130.  Though rare, what will be seen in the presence of the pressurizing effect?
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