King Airway: Trivia Quiz On The King Laryngeal Tube!

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King Airway: Trivia Quiz On The King Laryngeal Tube!

Below is a trivia quiz on the king laryngeal tube. This quiz will help you see just how well you know how to use this device for patients with gag reflexes, airway burns, or esophageal disease. Take it up and get to see if you might need a quick refresher quiz before you do it in practice. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The king airway is to be used in what type of patients?
    • A. 

      Patients who are unsresponsive.

    • B. 

      Patients who are unresponsive with an intact gag reflex.

    • C. 

      Patients who are Apniec without an intact gag reflex

    • D. 

      Any one over 5 ft tall

  • 2. 
    The King airway needs to be lubricated- what area is to be avoided
    • A. 

      Proximal cuff

    • B. 

      Distal cuff

    • C. 

      Ventilation outlets

    • D. 

      It all needs to be lubricated to ensure proper placement

  • 3. 
    Careful attention to ensure the proper placement is critical why?
    • A. 

      Intratracheal placement may cause a complete airway obstruction.

    • B. 

      There are no complications

    • C. 

      The patient may have injested a caustic substance

    • D. 

      To be extra sure

  • 4. 
    How far should the tube be advanced before the cuffs are inflated?
    • A. 

      To where it looks right

    • B. 

      To the mid section of the tube then you may advance or retract untill you get good chest rise.

    • C. 

      Doesent matter as long as you get good chest rise

    • D. 

      Untill the base of the connector is alighned with the teeth or gums.

  • 5. 
    The following are contraindications to the king airway except.
    • A. 

      Responsive patients with an intact gag reflex.

    • B. 

      Patients with known esophageal disease.

    • C. 

      Patients who have ingested caustic substances.

    • D. 

      Patients under 4 feet tall

    • E. 

      Patients under 5 feet tall

  • 6. 
    There are 3 sizes of King airways appropriate for use by EMS they are...
    • A. 

      Size 1 2 and 3

    • B. 

      Size 2 3 and 4

    • C. 

      Size 3 4 and 5

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Where would you find the amount of air required to inflate the cuff on a king airway?
    • A. 

      On the tube itself

    • B. 

      On the inflation port

    • C. 

      Its always 100cc like the combi-tube

    • D. 

      Untill it looks secure

  • 8. 
    To ensure proper placement we must
    • A. 

      Listen for positive chest sounds

    • B. 

      Good chest rise

    • C. 

      Have no abdominal sounds

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Before inserting the king airway you
    • A. 

      Test the cuff inflation system for air leak

    • B. 

      Test the cuff inflation system for air leak then apply water soluable lubricant to the distal cuff

    • C. 

      Test the cuff inflation system for air leak and lubricare the whole thing

    • D. 

      Make sure the pt is over 3ft tall

  • 10. 
    Before removing the king airway you should-
    • A. 

      Suction above cuffs in the oral cavity if indicated

    • B. 

      Fully deflate both cuffs before removal of the KingLT-D device

    • C. 

      Answer A only

    • D. 

      Both A&B