Medical Gas Distribution & Connections

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Medical Gas Distribution & Connections

Covers the first part of Rose's 2nd test, end of Ch. 37 Egan's Fundamentals of Respiratory Care as best as I could put together.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What would the pin connections be on a PISS (the people who developed these acronyms have to be chuckling) for use with O2 only.  Be sure to check the box next to both pins that are used.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

    • F. 

      6

    • G. 

      7

  • 2. 
    Same format as question #1:  What are the pin connections for air?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

    • F. 

      6

    • G. 

      7

  • 3. 
    Same format again.  Pins for Heliox at He < 80%.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

    • F. 

      6

    • G. 

      7

  • 4. 
    And finally, the pin connections for heliox with He > 80%
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

    • F. 

      6

    • G. 

      7

  • 5. 
    PISS connectors are used with what?
    • A. 

      High pressure cylinders with threaded connections (large tanks)

    • B. 

      Small cylinders with yoke style connector

    • C. 

      Low pressure wall outlets, regulators, and pneumatic equipment

    • D. 

      AOTA

    • E. 

      NOTA

  • 6. 
    DISS connectors are used with what?
    • A. 

      High pressure cylinders with threaded connections (large tanks)

    • B. 

      Small cylinders with yoke style connector

    • C. 

      Low pressure wall outlets, regulators, and pneumatic equipment

    • D. 

      AOTA

    • E. 

      NOTA

  • 7. 
    ASSS (another good acronym) connectors are used with what?
    • A. 

      High pressure cylinders with threaded connections (large tanks)

    • B. 

      Small cylinders with yoke style connector

    • C. 

      Low pressure wall outlets, regulators, and pneumatic equipment

    • D. 

      AOTA

    • E. 

      NOTA

  • 8. 
    What regulatory body sets the standards for medical gas piping systems?
    • A. 

      NMPA

    • B. 

      NFMA

    • C. 

      NFPA

    • D. 

      NFTA

    • E. 

      NOTA

  • 9. 
    The primary functions of a gas delivery system are to administer medical gas throughout the facility AND reduce gas to working pressure of 60PSI.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The location where the pressure in a central gas delivery system is lowered from high pressure to working pressure (50 PSI) is at the zone valves distributed throughout the facility.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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