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Life Support Chain

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This is some heavy stuff. It's newly re-introduced to the curriculum. Expect to see some questions relating to this topic. Pages 186-192 in the textbook, for reference.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which are two types of cells that cannot survive under anaerobic respiration?
    • A. 

      Kidney and Nerve cells

    • B. 

      Skin and Pancreas

    • C. 

      Liver and Spleen

    • D. 

      Brain and Heart cells

  • 2. 
    Lactic acid is the byproduct of aerobic respiration.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What is the general  term when there is a problem with  efficacy for the body to move gases ( O2 and CO2) against the ability for blood to perfuse the alveoli?
    • A. 

      Decompensatory shock

    • B. 

      Obstructive shock

    • C. 

      V/Q ratio mismatch

    • D. 

      Pulmonary Embolism

  • 4. 
    When one speaks of perfusion, one is most concerned with____ cells.
    • A. 

      Oxygen delivery to

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide removal from

    • C. 

      Glucose transport to

    • D. 

      All of the above are equally important

  • 5. 
    Which type of problem is caused by pulmonary embolism?
    • A. 

      Ventilation

    • B. 

      Alveolar perfusion

    • C. 

      Shock