Pulmonary Exam #1 2012

36 Questions | Total Attempts: 122

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Pulmonary Quizzes & Trivia

Just a new way for me to study, hopefully it can help some others too. Facts not fully checked, learn at your own risk.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    COPD In COPD, when looking at a CAT score, what is the score that differentiating severe and not as severe?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      20

  • 2. 
    COPD While the causes of emphysema and chronic bronchitis differ, their presentations are exactly the same.     
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    COPD Which of the following is NOT a key pathogensis process in COPD
    • A. 

      Airway hypersensitivity

    • B. 

      Inflammation

    • C. 

      Protease-Anti-protease imbalance

    • D. 

      Oxidative stress

  • 4. 
    COPD In COPD, which protein is broken down in patient lungs?
    • A. 

      Collagen

    • B. 

      Mucin

    • C. 

      Colloidin

    • D. 

      Elastin

  • 5. 
    COPD vs. Asthama Which of the following is FALSE?  (Warning trick questions)
    • A. 

      Asthma is variable shortness of breath

    • B. 

      COPD is associated with a sputum production

    • C. 

      COPD is associated with CD8 T cells while Asthama is CD4 T cells

    • D. 

      COPD and Asthma are always worsened by exercise

  • 6. 
    COPD  Which of the following is NOT a diagnostic symptom of COPD?
    • A. 

      History of smoking

    • B. 

      Wheezing cough

    • C. 

      Dyspnea

    • D. 

      Chronic cough

    • E. 

      Chronic sputum production

  • 7. 
    COPD A diagnosis of COPD must be confirmed by spirometry
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    COPD At what age  should a practitioner consider COPD and performing spirometry?
    • A. 

      After any severe exacerbation

    • B. 

      40 years

    • C. 

      50 years

    • D. 

      65 years

  • 9. 
    COPD  What is the hallmark spriometry indicator of COPD?
    • A. 

      FEV < 40%

    • B. 

      FEV1/ FVC < 40%

    • C. 

      FEV < 70%

    • D. 

      FEV1/ FVC < 70%

  • 10. 
    COPD  Second hand exposure to smoking is considered a risk factor for COPD
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    COPD Left heart failure is a complication of COPD
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    COPD Assessment of COPD can be based on FEV alone
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    COPD B2 agonists cause increases of cAMP which subsequent;y causes relaxation of bronchial smooth. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    COPD  Which is a Side effect of B2 agonist?
    • A. 

      Hypokalemia

    • B. 

      Hyponatremia

    • C. 

      Hypercalcemia

    • D. 

      Hyperlipidemia

  • 15. 
    COPD LABAs cause an increase in risk of death, when used alone in COPD. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    COPD Formoterol is a full B2 agonist, Salmetrol is a partial B2 agonist
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    COPD Which muscarinic receptor is most antagonized by Tiotropium?
    • A. 

      M1

    • B. 

      M2

    • C. 

      M3

    • D. 

      M4

  • 18. 
    COPD Ipratropium is short-acting anticholingeric while tiotropium is a long-acting anticholinergic
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    COPD Which of the following is NOT a mechanism of bronchodialation dur to methylxanthines
    • A. 

      Inhibition of phosphodiesterase

    • B. 

      Increase of cAMP

    • C. 

      Inhibit actions of leukocytes

    • D. 

      Inhibition of release of inflammation mediators

  • 20. 
    COPD What is the goal trough level of Theophylline? (Not given below, why is this level importance to know?)
    • A. 

      3-5 mcg/mL

    • B. 

      8-15 mcg/mL

    • C. 

      50-100 mcg/mL

    • D. 

      100-200 mcg/mL

  • 21. 
    COPD  Which phosphodiesterase is inhibited by roflumilast?
    • A. 

      PDE-1

    • B. 

      PDE-2

    • C. 

      PDE-3

    • D. 

      PDE-4

  • 22. 
    COPD Corticoids steroid  are less effectve in COPD than in asthma. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    COPD Antibiotics are given during COPD exacerbation based on sputum volume, color, AND dyspnea. (not OR)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Smoking  How many cigarettes are in a pack? (I don't know if we need to memorize it, but it kept coming up in the notes)
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      30

  • 25. 
    Smoking NRT Patches dosing (starting dose) are based on which of the following?
    • A. 

      Time to first cigarette (1hr=21mg)

    • B. 

      Time to first cigarette (30min=21mg)

    • C. 

      Cigarettes in a day (10=21mg)

    • D. 

      Cigarettes in a day (20=21mg)