Do You Know Airway Clearance Techniques?

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Do You Know Airway Clearance Techniques? - Quiz

The airway clearance techniques are procedures performed to ease the lung and eject mucus (usually thick) from it. This quiz will examine your understanding of this procedure.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The following are methods used in this procedure except 
    • A. 

      Percussion

    • B. 

      Chest Physiotherapy

    • C. 

      Positive airway pressure

    • D. 

      Tapping

  • 2. 
    This technique is usually used in 
    • A. 

      Pneumonia

    • B. 

      Asthma

    • C. 

      Cystic Fibrosis

    • D. 

      Cardiac Shock

  • 3. 
    The following are airway clearance techniques except 
    • A. 

      Autogenic Drainage

    • B. 

      Chest Physical Therapy

    • C. 

      Coughing and Huffing

    • D. 

      Deep Breathing

  • 4. 
    The following are medications that can be taken with the airway clearance techniques except 
    • A. 

      Bronchodilators

    • B. 

      Mucus Thinners

    • C. 

      Inhaled AntibioticsĀ 

    • D. 

      Nasal Antibiotics

  • 5. 
    The choice of which technique to use for airway clearance depends on the following except 
    • A. 

      Stability of airways

    • B. 

      Quantity of sputum

    • C. 

      Location of affected bronchi

    • D. 

      Irritability of the airway affected

  • 6. 
    Good airway clearance technique should ensure except 
    • A. 

      Increase quality of life

    • B. 

      Reduce shortness of breath

    • C. 

      Reduce the expenditure of energy

    • D. 

      Reduce airway activities

  • 7. 
    Airway clearance technique is associated with the following except 
    • A. 

      Obstructive pulmonary disorder

    • B. 

      Cystic fibrosis

    • C. 

      Brochiectasis

    • D. 

      Pneumonia

  • 8. 
    The airway clearance technique can be best performed by a 
    • A. 

      Physiologist

    • B. 

      Exercise Physiotherapist

    • C. 

      Respiratory Physiotherapist

    • D. 

      Nurse

  • 9. 
    The main airway clearance technique is 
    • A. 

      Active Cycle of Breathing Technique

    • B. 

      Autogenic Drainage

    • C. 

      Coughing and Huffing

    • D. 

      Chest Physical Therapy

  • 10. 
    The form of therapy used to create a small opening for air passage by pressure is 
    • A. 

      Positive Expiratory Pressure

    • B. 

      Oscillating Positive Expiratory Pressure

    • C. 

      Expulsion Pressure

    • D. 

      Pressure Therapy

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