ARDS - Permissive Hypercapnia

8 Questions | Total Attempts: 292

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
ARDS - Permissive Hypercapnia

Choose the BEST answer for the following questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An important pressure to monitor for the ventilation of "good lung tissue" in an ARDS patient is:
    • A. 

      Maximal Inspiratory Pressure

    • B. 

      Plateau Pressure

    • C. 

      Intracranial Pressure

    • D. 

      Peak Pressure

  • 2. 
    A deliberate limitation of ventilatory support to avoid lung overdistension and injury of the lung.
    • A. 

      Continuous Mechanical Ventilation

    • B. 

      Tracheal Gas Sufflation

    • C. 

      Permissive Hypercapnia

    • D. 

      High Frequency Ventilation

  • 3. 
    Common abnormality found on ARDS patient chest X-RAY
    • A. 

      Fluffy Infiltrates

    • B. 

      Tracheal Distention

    • C. 

      Hyperinflation

    • D. 

      Cardiomegaly

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not a common cause of ARDS?
    • A. 

      Sepsis

    • B. 

      Pneumonia

    • C. 

      Singultus

    • D. 

      Poisoning

  • 5. 
    ARDS is a _________ disease
    • A. 

      Deadspace

    • B. 

      Hyper-Compliance

    • C. 

      Vertigo

    • D. 

      Shunt

  • 6. 
    ALI eventually results in left heart failure True/False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The main goal when ventilating an ARDS patient is:
    • A. 

      Create a stable blood gas.

    • B. 

      Recruit lung tissue.

    • C. 

      Reverse trauma to the lung.

    • D. 

      Lengthen the expiratory time.

  • 8. 
    ARDS is a obstructive disease TRUE/FALSE?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

Back to Top Back to top