Paramedic Module 2 Part 2

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  • 1. 
    All of the following conditions may cause reduced inspiratory volumes EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Pneumothorax

    • B. 

      Asthma

    • C. 

      High inspired oxygen concentrations

    • D. 

      Repiratory muscle paralysis

    • E. 

      Emphysema

  • 2. 
    The normal respiratory rate for an adult at rest is
    • A. 

      8 to 12

    • B. 

      12 to 20

    • C. 

      18 to 24

    • D. 

      24 to 32

    • E. 

      40 to 60

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is a breathing pattern associated with flail chest
    • A. 

      Abdominal breathing

    • B. 

      Paradoxical breathing

    • C. 

      Diaphragmatic brething

    • D. 

      Intercostal retration

    • E. 

      Box a and c

  • 4. 
    Which modified form of respiration is designed to expand alveoli that may have collapsed during periods of inactivity or rest?
    • A. 

      Coughing

    • B. 

      Sneezing

    • C. 

      Hiccoughing

    • D. 

      Gruting

    • E. 

      Sighing

  • 5. 
    The respiratory pattern that presents with deep and rapid respirations is
    • A. 

      Apneustic respirations

    • B. 

      Cheyne-stokes respirations

    • C. 

      Biots's repirations

    • D. 

      Central neurogenic hyperventilation

    • E. 

      Agonal repirations

  • 6. 
    Stridor is most commonly associated with:
    • A. 

      Laryngeal constriction or edema

    • B. 

      Cheyne-stokes respirations

    • C. 

      Biot's respirations

    • D. 

      Central neurogenic hyperventilation

    • E. 

      Agonal respirations

  • 7. 
    Stridor is most commonly associated with
    • A. 

      Laryngeal constriction or edema

    • B. 

      The tongue blocking the airway

    • C. 

      Narrowing of the bronchioles

    • D. 

      Fluids within the airway

    • E. 

      Foreign bodies in the lower airway

  • 8. 
    The feeling of flexibility or stiffness associated with the lungs andventilation is
    • A. 

      Back pressure

    • B. 

      Resiliency

    • C. 

      Compliance

    • D. 

      Effusion

    • E. 

      Hering-Breuer reflex

  • 9. 
    The absense of CO2 in exhaled air, as identified by the end expiratory CO2 detector, suggests:
    • A. 

      Ventilation is not deep enough

    • B. 

      Ventilations are not occurring fast enough

    • C. 

      The endo tube may be in the esophagus

    • D. 

      The oxygen percentage of inspired air is insufficent

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 10. 
    The normal partial pressure of Co2 in exhaled air is
    • A. 

      5 mmHG

    • B. 

      25 mmHG

    • C. 

      38 mmHG

    • D. 

      45 mmHG

    • E. 

      86 mmHG

  • 11. 
    The disposable device that records the level of exhaled CO2 using PH sensitive chemically impregnated paper is a
    • A. 

      Capnometer

    • B. 

      Capnograph

    • C. 

      Capnogram

    • D. 

      Colormetric device

    • E. 

      Nonwaveform ETCO2 device

  • 12. 
    The value of capnography is that it can assess which of the following
    • A. 

      The effectiveness of CPR

    • B. 

      Proper initial endotracheal tube placement

    • C. 

      Continuing proper endotracheal tube placement

    • D. 

      Patient responses to medications

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is an advantage of the nasopharyngeal airway over the oropharyngeal airway
    • A. 

      It has a larger diameter

    • B. 

      It is easier to insert

    • C. 

      It is blocked less frequently by vomitus

    • D. 

      It does not stimulate the gag reflex as strongly

    • E. 

      It can be used with a BVM

  • 14. 
    Insertion of the nasopharyngeal airway directs the soft rubber tube
    • A. 

      Directly up and into the nostril

    • B. 

      Directly along the floor of the nasal cavity

    • C. 

      Into the left nostril, most frequently

    • D. 

      Laterally along the side of the nasal cavity

  • 15. 
    The airway adjunct that acts primarily by displacing the tongue forward is the
    • A. 

      Oropharyngeal airway

    • B. 

      PtL airway

    • C. 

      Endotracheal tube

    • D. 

      Nasopharyngeal airway

  • 16. 
    The airway technique preferred for use with the patient who is unconscious is
    • A. 

      The oropharyngeal airway

    • B. 

      The nasopharyngeal airway

    • C. 

      Endotracheal intubation

    • D. 

      Nasotracheal intubation

  • 17. 
    The laryngoscope blade considered to be best designed for intubation of the infant is
    • A. 

      Mac

    • B. 

      Curved

    • C. 

      Straight

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is NOT an indication for endotracheal intubation
    • A. 

      Repiratory arrest

    • B. 

      Cardiac arrest

    • C. 

      Inability to protect the airway

    • D. 

      Obstruction due to foreign object, swelling or burns

    • E. 

      Severe epiglottitis