Oxygen Journey Part 6

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Oxygen Journey Part 6 - Quiz

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  • 1. 
    All of the following parameters are measurements of ventilatory capacity except:
    • A. 

      FVC

    • B. 

      FEV1

    • C. 

      PEF

    • D. 

      Raw

  • 2. 
    Tidal Volume (TV) is defined as:
    • A. 

      The maximal amount of air forcefully inhaled after a normal inhalation

    • B. 

      The volume of air that is inhaled or exhaled with each breath during quiet, relaxed breathing

    • C. 

      The amount of air remaining in the lungs after the deepest exhalation possible

    • D. 

      The amount of water in a wave to hit the beach

  • 3. 
    The maximum volume of gas that a person can inhale and exhale by voluntary effort per minute by breathing as quickly and deeply as possible.
    • A. 

      FEV

    • B. 

      DLCO

    • C. 

      MVV

    • D. 

      SVC

  • 4. 
    Nitrogen is a gaseous element present in our biological systems and constitutes approximately ________% of the atmosphere.
    • A. 

      1%

    • B. 

      0.5%

    • C. 

      78%

    • D. 

      15%

  • 5. 
    Nitrogen washout method has a patient take a deep breath of pure oxygen and then expires through a rapidly recording nitrogen meter.  This method is also known as:
    • A. 

      Sim’s Method

    • B. 

      Chu’s Method

    • C. 

      Fowler’s Method

    • D. 

      Higgin’s Method

  • 6. 
    Diffusion capacity is the volume of gas that diffuses through the membrane each minute for a pressure difference of 1mm Hg.  Direct assessment of O2 diffusion capacity is difficult.  What element is measured to calculate O2 diffusion?
    • A. 

      Carbon Dioxide (CO2)

    • B. 

      Carbon Monoxide (CO)

    • C. 

      Nitrogen (N2)

    • D. 

      Argon (Ag)

  • 7. 
    Alveolar volume can be measured with DLCO testing methods.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    All of the following are methods used to measure lung volume except:
    • A. 

      Equilibration with an inert test gas (Helium Dilution)

    • B. 

      Washout of inert gas (Nitrogen washout method)

    • C. 

      Whole body plethysmography

    • D. 

      Bronchoscopy

  • 9. 
    Which of the following testing methods uses Boyles Law (V1 x P1 = V2 x P2) to determine lung volume?
    • A. 

      Single breath nitrogen

    • B. 

      Plethysmography

    • C. 

      Helium Dilution

    • D. 

      Nitrogen Washout

  • 10. 
    Airway resistance (______) and airway conductance (______) are performed as part of a plethysmography test.
    • A. 

      SRaw; Raw

    • B. 

      Raw; sGaw

    • C. 

      SGaw; Gaw

    • D. 

      Raw; Gaw

  • 11. 
    Maximal Inspiratory Pressure reflects the strength of the abdominal muscles and other expiratory muscles.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    PFT testing is critical in the diagnosis and management of pulmonary disease.  PFT testing is all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Non-invasive

    • B. 

      Cost effective

    • C. 

      Simple

    • D. 

      Invasive

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