What Do You Know About V/Q Mismatch?

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What Do You Know About V/Q Mismatch?

A V/Q mismatch induces one very serious condition. Can you tell us what you know about this anomaly? Do you know what's v, q and what happens after this mismatch?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the V stand for?
    • A. 

      Veins

    • B. 

      Ventilation

    • C. 

      Varicose vein

  • 2. 
    What does the P stand for?
    • A. 

      Polycystic

    • B. 

      Pressure

    • C. 

      Perfusion

  • 3. 
    What does it mean when we say Q? 
    • A. 

      It considers the blood that reaches the alveoli

    • B. 

      It considers the blood that reaches the heart

    • C. 

      It considers the blood that can't coagulate

  • 4. 
    What does a V/Q mismatch produce?
    • A. 

      Type 2 respiratory failure

    • B. 

      Type 1 respiratory failure

    • C. 

      Type 2 respiratory failure

  • 5. 
    What are the oxygen and carbon dioxide rates when the failure happens? 
    • A. 

      They can't be kept at the same level

    • B. 

      They're the same

    • C. 

      Both carbon dioxide and oxygen leave the body within one hour

  • 6. 
    What's the measuring instrument for V/Q ratio? 
    • A. 

      A ventilation/perfusion digital scale

    • B. 

      A ventilation/perfusion meter

    • C. 

      A ventilation/perfusion scan

  • 7. 
    Type 1 respiratory failure induces low level of oxygen in blood called...?
    • A. 

      Avixemia

    • B. 

      Hypoxemia

    • C. 

      Hyperxemia

  • 8. 
    If a v/q mismatch happens, what happens to lungs? 
    • A. 

      The right lung only gets oxygen and enough blood

    • B. 

      The left lung only gets oxygen and enough blood

    • C. 

      Some parts of it receive oxygen but not enough to absorb it

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