What Do You Know About Pulmonology? Trivia Quiz

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What Do You Know About Pulmonology? Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    These are restrictive lung disorders:
    • A. 

      ALS

    • B. 

      Scoliosis

    • C. 

      Guillain-Barre

    • D. 

      Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency

  • 2. 
    These are obstructive lung disorders:
    • A. 

      ALS

    • B. 

      Anklyosing spondylitis

    • C. 

      Chronic bronchitis

    • D. 

      Emphysema

  • 3. 
    Obstructive lung disorders have problems with _______. Restrictive lung disorders have problems with _______.
    • A. 

      Exhaling, exhaling

    • B. 

      Exhaling, inhaling

    • C. 

      Inhaling, exhaling

    • D. 

      Inhaling, inhaling

  • 4. 
    Pulsus paradoxus is:
    • A. 

      Two heartbeats close together followed by a pause

    • B. 

      When the apical heart rate and radial pulse are not the same

    • C. 

      An abnormally wide pulse pressure

    • D. 

      An abnormally large decrease (20+ mmHg) in arterial pressure on inhalation

  • 5. 
    Stridor is usually heard best on:
    • A. 

      Expiration

    • B. 

      Inspiration

    • C. 

      Biphasic

  • 6. 
    Your patient has dyspnea and significant lymphadenopathy.  You take a lung biopsy and find noncaseating granulomas, and you have ruled out all other granulomatous disorders. It is:
    • A. 

      Sarcoidosis

    • B. 

      P. carinii infection

    • C. 

      Bronciectasis

    • D. 

      Tuberculosis

  • 7. 
    This unusual radiographic finding strongly suggests silicosis.
    • A. 

      Bibasilar consolidation

    • B. 

      Reticular opacities

    • C. 

      "eggshell" calcification

    • D. 

      Diffuse ground glass

  • 8. 
    If your patient has contact with live birds, it's:
    • A. 

      Histoplasmosis

    • B. 

      Stannosis

    • C. 

      Asbestosis

    • D. 

      Psittacosis

  • 9. 
    These are elements of the CURB-65 scoring system for community-acquired pneumonia.
    • A. 

      BUN greater than or equal to 19

    • B. 

      Age 65+

    • C. 

      Respirations greater than or equal to 30

    • D. 

      Heart rate above 110

    • E. 

      SBP less than 90 or DBP less than 60

    • F. 

      Confusion

  • 10. 
    Which is the correct vaccination recommendation for influenza?
    • A. 

      All adults working with immunocompromised populations; yearly

    • B. 

      All patients over the age of 10; yearly

    • C. 

      All patients over the age of 6 months; yearly

    • D. 

      All adults over the age of 65; yearly

  • 11. 
    What is the recommended vaccination schedule for pneumonia?
    • A. 

      All adults over 65 (PCV23), all children under 5 (PCV13)

    • B. 

      All adults working in healthcare

    • C. 

      All patients over the age of 6 months

    • D. 

      All at-risk adults

  • 12. 
    The following are indications for referral for specialty care in an asthma patient.
    • A. 

      Patient is not meeting goals of asthma therapy after 3–6 months of treatment.

    • B. 

      More than two courses of oral prednisone therapy in the past 12 months.

    • C. 

      Any life-threatening asthma exacerbation/exacerbation requiring hospitalization in the past 12 months.

    • D. 

      Complicating comorbid problems e.g. rhinosinusitis, tobacco use, multiple environmental allergies, suspected allergic bronchopulmonary mycosis.

  • 13. 
    The following are indications for referral for specialty care in a COPD patient.
    • A. 

      Severe or rapidly progressive COPD.

    • B. 

      Smoker.

    • C. 

      Need for long-term oxygen therapy.

    • D. 

      COPD onset occurs before the age of 40.

  • 14. 
    African-Americans are more likely to die than Caucasians of the following diseases:
    • A. 

      Lung cancer

    • B. 

      COPD

    • C. 

      Sarcoidosis

    • D. 

      Asthma

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