Quiz On Lungs And Respiratory System

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is the correct "normal range" levels for PaO2
    • A. 

      75 to 100

    • B. 

      80 to 100

    • C. 

      85 to 100

    • D. 

      90 to 100

  • 2. 
    Which of the following represent the range for "normal" levels for HCO3 in the blood?
    • A. 

      20 - 24

    • B. 

      22 - 26

    • C. 

      24 - 28

    • D. 

      26 - 32

  • 3. 
    Which of the following represent the correct "normal" range for PCO2 in the blood?
    • A. 

      30 - 40

    • B. 

      35 - 40

    • C. 

      35 - 45

    • D. 

      40 - 45

  • 4. 
    You should assess for what complication in the client whose main respiratory drive is hypoxia (hypoxic drive), such as the patient with chronic lung disease who also has carbon monoxide retention?
    • A. 

      Oxygen Induced Hypoventilation

    • B. 

      Oxygen Toxicity

    • C. 

      Absorption Atelectasis

    • D. 

      Drying of Mucous Membranes

  • 5. 
    You are treating a client with oxygen therapy at 2L/min. While watching for signs of hypoventilation during the first 30 minutes, which manifestation should alert you that the client is at riskf for either apnea or respiratory arrest from loss of Hypoxic Drive?
    • A. 

      Patient's color improves from ashen or gray to pink

    • B. 

      Patient's color declines from pink to ashen or gray

    • C. 

      Client has decreased respirations & is showing signs of diaphragmatic breathing

    • D. 

      The capillary refill is longer than 2 seconds after 5 minutes of therapy

  • 6. 
    A client receiving oxygen therapy for 32 hours, complains of a cough, substernal chest pain, upset stomach and show signs of difficulty breathing. Later, at 34 hours of continuous oxygen greater than 50%, hyaline membrane formation results. This client was more than likely experiencing which complication of oxygen therapy?
    • A. 

      Combustion

    • B. 

      Oxygen Induced Hypoventilation

    • C. 

      Absorption Atelectasis

    • D. 

      Oxygen Toxicity

  • 7. 
    While treating a client who recently experienced oxygen toxicity, you notice their PaO2 levels are 92mm Hg. What should your next action be?
    • A. 

      Document the findings

    • B. 

      Notify the physician immediately

    • C. 

      Increase oxygen administration from 1L/min to 2L/min

    • D. 

      Ask the client to continue using their incentive spirometer

  • 8. 
    When high oxygen levels are delivered, ________ is diluted. This causes the oxygen to diffuse from the alveoli into the circulation and the alveoli collapse. 
    • A. 

      Nitrogen

    • B. 

      Carbon Dioxide

    • C. 

      Krypton

    • D. 

      Helium

  • 9. 
    Which of the following factors determine the type of oxygen delivery system used for a client? (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Oxygen concentration required by the patient

    • B. 

      Importance of accuracy and control of the oxygen concentration

    • C. 

      Patient comfort

    • D. 

      Patient mobility

    • E. 

      Importance of humidity

  • 10. 
    While monitoring a client using a Low Flow System for their oxygen therapy, you're aware that the total level of oxygen inspired is dependent upon ___________.
    • A. 

      Respiratory Rate & Tidal Volume

    • B. 

      Inspiratory Reserve Volume & Respiratory Rate

    • C. 

      Total Lung Capacity

    • D. 

      Respiratory Rate

  • 11. 
    Obtain a presciption for humidification if oxygen is being delivered at ___L/min or more.
    • A. 

      3L/min

    • B. 

      4L/min

    • C. 

      5L/min

    • D. 

      6L/min

  • 12. 
    Which of the following demonstrate the proper way to cleanse the cannula or mask of a client receiving oxygen therapy?
    • A. 

      Cleanse with clear, warm water every 4 to 8 hours or as needed

    • B. 

      Cleanse with sterile saline every 4 to 6 hours or as needed

    • C. 

      Cleanse with clear, cool water every 8 to 10 hours or as needed

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Nasal Cannulas are used at flow rates of ____ to ____L/min. Flow rates greater than the latter number do not increase oxygenation because the anatomic dead space is full.
    • A. 

      1 to 5L/min

    • B. 

      1 to 6L/min

    • C. 

      1 to 7L/min

    • D. 

      1 to 8L/min

  • 14. 
    A client with COPD is _______ going to be prescribed to received oxygen at a rate higher than 2 to 3 L/min because of the risk of losing the drive to breath, thereby increasing the risk for apnea or respiratory arrest
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Rarely

    • C. 

      Most Often

    • D. 

      Never

  • 15. 
    While treating a client with a Partial Rebreather Mask, you notice that the bag is deflated. Deflation results in:
    • A. 

      Rebreathing of exhaled air

    • B. 

      Increased oxygen delivered

    • C. 

      Adequate patency of the reservoir

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 16. 
    Simple Facemasks are used to deliver concentrations of 40% to 60% for short-term oxygen therapy or in an emergency. A minimum flow rate of ____ L/min is needed to prevent the rebreathing of exhaled air.
    • A. 

      2L/min

    • B. 

      3L/min

    • C. 

      4L/min

    • D. 

      5L/min

    • E. 

      6L/min

  • 17. 
    Which of the following oxygen delivery systems is best for a client with chronic lung disease?
    • A. 

      Aerosol Mask

    • B. 

      Face Tent

    • C. 

      Venturi Mask (Venti Mask)

    • D. 

      T-Piece

  • 18. 
    Humidification is needed in all of the following High Flow Oxygen Delivery Systems except for...
    • A. 

      Venturi Mask

    • B. 

      Aerosol Mask

    • C. 

      Face Tent

    • D. 

      Tracheostomy Collar

  • 19. 
    This high flow system mask is not tight fitting, making it useful for facial trauma or burns.
    • A. 

      Venti Mask

    • B. 

      Aerosol Mask

    • C. 

      Face Tent

    • D. 

      T-Piece

  • 20. 
    __________ delivers a set positive airway pressure throughout each cycle of inhalation and exhalation. The effect is to open collapsed alveoli. Patients who may benefit from this form of oxygen or air delivery include those with atelectasis after surgery or cardiac-induced pulmonary edema. This technique is also used for sleep apnea. The effect of this use is to hold open the upper airways
    • A. 

      NVVP

    • B. 

      BiPAP

    • C. 

      CPAP

    • D. 

      PEEP

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