Pa Exam II

36 Questions | Total Attempts: 199

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Laboratory Quizzes & Trivia

Review exam for PA Lab


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is it called when a coronary artery gets inadequate blood or O2 to the heart muscle
    • A. 

      Infarction

    • B. 

      Ischemia

  • 2. 
    The top of the heart is the
  • 3. 
    The bottom of the heart is the
  • 4. 
    What is the outer sac that protects the heart called
  • 5. 
    What is the muscle layer of the heart?
  • 6. 
    What is the outside surface of the muscle layer called
  • 7. 
    What is the inside lining of the muscle layer called
  • 8. 
    When you hear lubb dubb what is the first sound called
    • A. 

      S1

    • B. 

      S2

    • C. 

      S3

    • D. 

      S4

  • 9. 
    Does S1 occur in Systole or diastole
    • A. 

      Diastole

    • B. 

      Systole

  • 10. 
    The second sound dupp is referred to as
    • A. 

      S1

    • B. 

      S2

    • C. 

      S3

    • D. 

      S4

  • 11. 
    S2 is heard the loudest
    • A. 

      At the base

    • B. 

      At the apex

    • C. 

      The 2 ICS

  • 12. 
    What do you feel at the carotid artery?
    • A. 

      S1

    • B. 

      S2

  • 13. 
    Who is more likely to have substernal chest pain
    • A. 

      Male

    • B. 

      Female

  • 14. 
    Is dyspnea subjective or objective
    • A. 

      Subjective

    • B. 

      Objective

  • 15. 
    The #1 symptom of cardiac insufficiency in the elderly is
    • A. 

      Chest pain

    • B. 

      SOB

    • C. 

      Fatigue

    • D. 

      Edema

  • 16. 
    What is teh usual etiology of a URI
    • A. 

      A virus

    • B. 

      A bacteria

    • C. 

      Pneumonia

  • 17. 
    When auscultating lung sounds anteriorly are you hearing mostly upper or lower lobes
    • A. 

      Upper

    • B. 

      Lower

  • 18. 
    When auscultating for lung sounds posteriorly.  Do you mostly listen to upper or lower lobes
    • A. 

      Uppper

    • B. 

      Lower

  • 19. 
    What area is between the lungs containing the trachea, esophagus, heart and great vessels
  • 20. 
    What pleural membrane lines the chest cavity
  • 21. 
    What pleural membrane lines the lungs?
  • 22. 
    What could occur if the negative pressure changes in the pleural space?
    • A. 

      Neumonia

    • B. 

      Pneumothorax

    • C. 

      Bronchitis

    • D. 

      Asthma

  • 23. 
    What is the collapse of a section if the alveoli called?
  • 24. 
    Who is more prone to atelectasis
    • A. 

      Healthy 20 yr old

    • B. 

      Healthy 70 yr old

    • C. 

      Health 50 yr old

  • 25. 
    When I check the SPo2, I am checking
    • A. 

      Perfusion

    • B. 

      Ventilation

  • 26. 
    An increase of CO2 in the blood triggers the brain to tell us to breath this is
    • A. 

      Eupnea

    • B. 

      Hypoxia

    • C. 

      Hypercapnea

    • D. 

      Tachypnea

  • 27. 
    A decrease of O2 in the blood is known
    • A. 

      Hypoxemia

    • B. 

      Dyspnea

    • C. 

      Hypocapnea

    • D. 

      Hypercapnea

  • 28. 
    What pt adaptation would indicate respiratory distress?
    • A. 

      RR 14

    • B. 

      Productive cough

    • C. 

      Sore Throat

    • D. 

      Orthopnea

  • 29. 
    Which is a normal finding?
    • A. 

      Nasal flaring

    • B. 

      Spo2 91%

    • C. 

      Using accessory muscles

  • 30. 
    My pt tells me they smoke 1.5 PPD for the last 2 years.  How do I document the smoking Hx
    • A. 

      1.5 pk year smoker for 2 yrs

    • B. 

      3 pk year smoker for 2 yrs

    • C. 

      2 pk year smoker for 2 yrs

    • D. 

      2 pk year smoker for 1.5 yrs

  • 31. 
    Which is most reflective of an early adaptation to hypoxia
    • A. 

      Restlessness

    • B. 

      Cyanosis

    • C. 

      Decreased loc

    • D. 

      Confusion

  • 32. 
    What might you hear when air is moving through moisture
    • A. 

      Wheezes

    • B. 

      Crackles

    • C. 

      Stidor

  • 33. 
    What might I hear in an area where there is a partial obstruction
    • A. 

      Wheezes

    • B. 

      Crackles

    • C. 

      Stidor

  • 34. 
    What might I hear over an upper airway that has become narrow
    • A. 

      Crackles

    • B. 

      Wheezes

    • C. 

      Stidor

  • 35. 
    What is enlarged breast tissue in men called
  • 36. 
    • A. 

      Feel able to empty bladder fully each time you void

    • B. 

      Have a problem starting or stopping the flow of urine

    • C. 

      Pass little urine when you cough or sneeze

    • D. 

      Experience any pain or burning when you urinate