Respiratory Therapy Quizzes & Trivia

A few questions for respiratory therapists 

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 843   |  Last updated: Jul 10, 2018
  • Sample Question
    When implementing positive expiratory pressure (PEP) therapy the following are true:

A quiz for those in there first semester of respiratory therapy. Will help with the final and the end of the semester test.

Questions: 23  |  Attempts: 161   |  Last updated: Dec 14, 2012
  • Sample Question
    EMTALA stands for what?

Respiratory Therapy Questions & Answers

Why does the heart appear larger in AP than a PA chest x-rays?
The film is farther from the heartThe heart is closer to the film when a P-A radiograph is taken because the film is placed in front of the patient and the x-rays penetrate from the back. Because of this, the hearts shadow is closer to normal size c
When implementing positive expiratory pressure (PEP) therapy the following are true:
The patient inhale larger then normal tidal volume. Is a worthy alternative to Chest Physio-therapy.The patient should use controlled diaphragmatic breathing to inspire volumes larger then their tidal volume at pressures of 10-20cmH20 to achieve thei