Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder

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COPD Quizzes & Trivia

Studying for Medical-Surgical Nursing. COPD


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Define COPD.        Airflow limitation that is not entirely      .  Airflow limitation is usually       and associated with an abnormal      response of the lungs to noxious particles/gases.
  • 2. 
    What are the 2 main types of COPD?
  • 3. 
    Emphysema is a pathological loss of        tissue
  • 4. 
    How does the loss of alveolar tissue in emphysema lead to airflow obstruction?        The alveolar tissue in the walls of the alveoli are what are tethering the airways open; without these walls, especially on      , the airways are not held open and they      , which leads to crimping (like stopping a water hose), so emphysematous patient can't breathe out.
  • 5. 
    Emphysema is an      disease.A. obstructiveB. restrictive
    • A. 

      Obstructive

    • B. 

      Restrictive

  • 6. 
    What is being describe below: Lungs with presence of lots of alveolar walls A. EmpysemaB. Normal lung tissue
    • A. 

      Emphysema

    • B. 

      Normal lung tissue

  • 7. 
    What is being describe below:Lungs with presence of lots of big spaces, loss of alveolar tissue  A. EmpysemaB. Normal lung tissue
    • A. 

      Emphysema

    • B. 

      Normal lung tissue

  • 8. 
    In what CT scan does the lungs looks digested away and fuzzy?A. EmpysemaB. Normal lung tissue
    • A. 

      Emphysema

    • B. 

      Normal lung tissue

  • 9. 
    T/F.  Cigarette smoking causes the same emphysematous change in all people.      
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What are the 4 types of emphysema?C     P     P     I    
  • 11. 
            emphysema affects mostly around the rim of the lung.
  • 12. 
                 can be defined pathologically A. EmphysemaB. Chronic bronchitis
    • A. 

      Emphysema

    • B. 

      Chronic bronchitis

  • 13. 
               is defined  by symptoms A. EmphysemaB. Chronic bronchitis
    • A. 

      Emphysema

    • B. 

      Chronic bronchitis

  • 14. 
    What is the definition of chronic bronchitis?Cough on most days for     months for      consecutive years
  • 15. 
    What are the typically changes seen in the airways in chronic bronchitis?            of airways  and      plugging up the lumen of the airways
  • 16. 
     What are the 2 main histologic changes typically seen in patients with chronic bronchitis?        1.       of bronchial                    2.        of bronchial     
  • 17. 
    What is the main pathophysiology of COPD?      is blocked; lungs don't empty
  • 18. 
    T/F.  People with COPD often don't complain of shortness of breath.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    What punctuates the cycle of COPD?                  - worsening of airflow obstruction, brought on by pollutants, infections, etc.
  • 20. 
    Many patients with COPD will die from _______ 
  • 21. 
    COPD is the ______ leading cause of death in the U.S.
  • 22. 
    What accounts for most of the costs related to COPD?
  • 23. 
    T/F.  Only cigarette smoking causes COPD.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    What are 5 risk factors for COPD?       1.       S     2.       P     3.       D     exposure 4.       Increased airway r     /a      5.     G    
  • 25. 
    T/F.  Lung function begins to decrease around age 25-30, no matter if you smoke or not.      
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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