Intro To Hyperbarics

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Oxygen Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The first recorded use of pressure being used to treat patients was by_____ and what year?
    • A. 

      Henshaw, 1664

    • B. 

      Henshaw, 1964

    • C. 

      Boyle, 1664

    • D. 

      Dalton, 1903

  • 2. 
    The first major application for hyperbaric oxygen therapy was in 
    • A. 

      1930

    • B. 

      1664

    • C. 

      1903

    • D. 

      2008

  • 3. 
    The treatment of choice for the first major application for hyperbaric oxygen was
    • A. 

      Complromised skin grafts/flaps

    • B. 

      Enhancement of healing in select non-healing wounds

    • C. 

      Necrotizing Fasciitis

    • D. 

      CO poisoning

    • E. 

      Decompression illness and gas embolism

  • 4. 
    Increased O2 tesion to hypoxic areas is an example of HBO Physiology?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    During HBO treatment O2 does not dissolve into plasma?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Examples of HBO physiology
    • A. 

      Reduces edema by vasoconstriction

    • B. 

      Worsens crush injuries and compartment syndromes

    • C. 

      Starts formation of new periperal vascular vessles and nerve endings

    • D. 

      Improves hearing

    • E. 

      Improves wound healing

  • 7. 
    Items Not allowed in Chamber
    • A. 

      Metal objects

    • B. 

      100% cotton scrubs

    • C. 

      Electronic devices

    • D. 

      Lighters and matches

    • E. 

      Pillows

    • F. 

      Reading glasses

    • G. 

      Books, and magazines

    • H. 

      Nail polish after 24hrs

    • I. 

      Water bottles with pop top

  • 8. 
    Anyone is alowed to handle compressed gas cylinders, regardless of size.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    No smoking within ___ feet when oxygen is in use.
  • 10. 
    The three items needed to start a fire in the hyperbaric chamber are Heat, Fuel and ______.
  • 11. 
    In the chamber Clothing, dressings, human tissue, and reading materials are examples of
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Fuel

    • C. 

      Fire

    • D. 

      Stuff

  • 12. 
    Emphysema with CO2, High Fevers and Viral infections are examples of
    • A. 

      Absolute Contraindications

    • B. 

      Side effects of HBO

    • C. 

      Proven Indications for HBO

    • D. 

      Relative Contraindications

    • E. 

      Physiology of HBO

  • 13. 
    Enhancement of healing in select non-healing wounds is a proven Indication for HBO
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Side effects of HBO
    • A. 

      Laughter

    • B. 

      Barotrauma to the Ear

    • C. 

      Weight loss

    • D. 

      Temporary Myopia

    • E. 

      Energy

    • F. 

      Sinus squeeze

    • G. 

      Claustrophobia

    • H. 

      Ability to fly

    • I. 

      Heart burn

    • J. 

      CNS O2 Toxicity

    • K. 

      Nausea

  • 15. 
    Radiation Necrosis is not a proven indication for HBO?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Which is Not a proven indication for HBO
    • A. 

      Compromised skin grafts/flaps

    • B. 

      Refractory Osteomyelitis

    • C. 

      Actinomyocosis

    • D. 

      Diabetes

    • E. 

      CO Poisoning

    • F. 

      Alzheimers

    • G. 

      Gas Gangrene

    • H. 

      Crush injuries

    • I. 

      Tuberculosis

    • J. 

      Thermal Burns

  • 17. 
    Polly thinks this test was Awesome!!
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False