Bipap / Bilevel Training Module Pop Quiz.

5 Questions | Total Attempts: 416

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Bipap / Bilevel Training Module Pop Quiz.

Those of you familiar with some realms of medicine will understand that BiPAP and Bilevel are terms that refer to the practice of non-invasive ventilation – which is the use of a face mask to support breathing as opposed to using an endotracheal tube. What do you know about the two brands BiPAP and Bilevel and how they work?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the "S/T" mean in "BiPAP S/T"?
    • A. 

      Spontaneous Timed

    • B. 

      Super Timed

    • C. 

      Special Trigger

    • D. 

      Seconds Timed

  • 2. 
    The Trigger Sensitivity setting makes what easier or harder?
    • A. 

      Inhaling

    • B. 

      Exhaling

    • C. 

      Rise Time

    • D. 

      Tidal Volume

  • 3. 
    A patient is on CPAP, and once the pressure is increased to 12cmH20 obstructive apneas are no longer seen, but hypopneas persist until a pressure of 15cmH20, at which time the patient is placed on BiPAP.What should be the starting BiPAP pressure?
    • A. 

      IPAP 16 / EPAP 12

    • B. 

      IPAP 8 / EPAP 4

    • C. 

      IPAP 15 / EPAP 10

    • D. 

      IPAP 19 / EPAP 15

  • 4. 
    During a BiPAP titration what would be an appropriate reason to increase the IPAP pressure? (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Snoring

    • B. 

      Hypopneas

    • C. 

      Obstructive Apneas

    • D. 

      Mixed Apneas

  • 5. 
    What is the biggest difference between the S and S/T modes of BiPAP?
    • A. 

      S/T requires a backup rate

    • B. 

      Trigger and Cycle sensitivity settings

    • C. 

      Different IPAP and EPAP pressures

    • D. 

      Pressure Support