Respiratory Emergencies

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Respiratory Quizzes & Trivia

Identify the epidemiology, anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, assessment findings, and management of respiratory diseases and conditions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome is a disorder of?
    • A. 

      Perfusion

    • B. 

      Diffusion

    • C. 

      Ventilation

    • D. 

      None of the answers are correct

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a common asthma medication?
    • A. 

      Albuterol

    • B. 

      Nitroglycerin

    • C. 

      Alupent

    • D. 

      Atrovent

  • 3. 
    The main priority for a respiratory emergency is to?
    • A. 

      Elevate the patient’s legs and feet

    • B. 

      Manage the airway

    • C. 

      Turn the patient on the left side

    • D. 

      Have the patient cough

  • 4. 
    Signs and symptoms of Asthma include:
    • A. 

      Cyanosis

    • B. 

      Wheezing

    • C. 

      Poor oxygen saturation

    • D. 

      All of the answers are correct

  • 5. 
    Which 2 diseases are often discussed together as COPD?
    • A. 

      Asthma and Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    • B. 

      Pneumonia and Congestive Heart Failure

    • C. 

      Emphysema and Chronic Bronchitis

    • D. 

      Pulmonary Edema and Pnuemothorax

  • 6. 
    COPD stands for?
    • A. 

      Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Distention

    • B. 

      Continuous Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    • C. 

      Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    • D. 

      Chronic Obstructive Proctitis Disease

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not a common respiratory condition?
    • A. 

      Emphysema

    • B. 

      Pedal Edema

    • C. 

      Pulmonary Edema

    • D. 

      Pneumothorax

  • 8. 
    Which is a cause of upper airway obstruction?
    • A. 

      Smooth muscle spasm

    • B. 

      Foreign body obstruction

    • C. 

      Pneumothorax

    • D. 

      Brain trauma

  • 9. 
    Which is the mechanical process by which air enters and exits the body?
    • A. 

      Perfusion

    • B. 

      Ventilation

    • C. 

      Diffusion

    • D. 

      Circulation

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not a risk factor for developing a respiratory disease?
    • A. 

      Genetic predisposition

    • B. 

      Cardiac problems

    • C. 

      High blood sugar

    • D. 

      Environmental pollutants