Respiratory Quiz - Module 8

13 Questions | Total Attempts: 57

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Respiratory  Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Patients with asthma always have some symptoms, so treatment of attacks is the most important aspect of asthma control
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Regular controller treatment is needed to prevent acute attacks of severe asthma
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    As nebulisers are more effective than pumps and spacers, parents should be advised to purchase them for their children if they can afford them
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Some home nebulisers are as effective and work in the same way as nebulisers found in hospitals
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A quiet wheeze indicates the attack is not severe
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A metered dose inhaler given via a spacer is more effective than the nebuliser, provided that the medication is given in an adequate dosage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    For mild-moderate acute asthma attacks, 4-6 puffs of a SABA into the spacer may be sufficient, but up to 10 puffs may be required for more severe asthma attacks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    During an acute attack, 10 puffs should be given into the spacer followed by 5 tidal breaths
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    If the acute asthma attack is severe or life-threatening, an oxygen-driven nebulizer should be used for medication delivery.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Ipratropium bromide should be added if there is a poor response to the initial doses of ß2 agonists or on initial commencement of therapy if the attack is severe or life-threatening.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Oral or IV steroids should be given for acute attacks
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Oral sterods should be continued for 3-5 days at 1-2mg/kg  and then the dose tapered off.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Patients with severe or difficult to control asthma should have a personalized action plan
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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