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Study Guide Eagan's Chapter 1
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Study Guide Eagan's Chapt 1 for Mr. Grantz
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  1. Which of the following is NOT an expected role of a respiratory therapist?
    A. selling oxygen therapy devices to patients
    B. assessing the patient's cardiopulmonary health status
    C. providing patient education
    D. promoting lung health and wellness
    A. selling oxygen therapy devices to patients
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Where are the majority of respiratory therapists employed?
    A. outpatient physician offices
    B. hospitals or acute care settings
    C. diagnostic laboratories
    D. skilled nursing facilities
    B. hospitals or acute care settings
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Who is considered to be the "father of medicine"?
    a. Hippocrates
    g. Galen
    c. Erasistratus
    d. Aristotle
    a. Hippocrates
  4. In 1662, a chemist published a book that described the relationship between gas, volume, and pressure. What was the chemist's name?
    A. Nicolaus Copernicus
    B. Anthony van Leeuwenhoek
    C. Robert Boyle
    D. Sir Isaac Newton
    C. Robert Boyle
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. Who discovered oxygen in 1774 and described it as "dephlogisticated air"?
    A. Joseph Priestley
    B. Thomas Beddoes
    C. Jacque Charles
    D. Robert Boyle
    A. Joseph Priestley
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  6. Who is credited with first describing the law of partial pressures for a gas mixture?
    A. Thomas Young
    B. Jacque Charles
    C. Joseph Prestley
    D. John Dalton
    D. John Dalton
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  7. Who was the first scientist in 1865 to suggest that many diseases were caused by microorganisms?
    A. Robert Koch
    B. Henry Graham
    C. Louis Pasteur
    D. Thomas Young
    C. Louis Pasteur
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Who discovered the x-ray and opened the door for the modern field of radiology?
    A. Thomas Young
    B. William Roentgen
    C. William Smith
    D. John Dalton
    B. William Roentgen
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. What was the primary duty of the first inhalation therapists?
    A. maintain patients on mechanical ventilation
    B. aerosol therapy to patients
    C. support oxygen therapy
    D. provide airway care
    C. support oxygen therapy
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. When did the designation "respiratory therapist" become standard?
    A. 1984
    B. 1974
    C. 1964
    D. 1954
    B. 1974
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. Who was the first to develop the large-scale production of oxygen in 1907?
    A. Karl von Linde
    B. Thomas Anderson
    C. David Boyle
    D. Robert Dalton
    A. Karl von Linde
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. When was the first Ventimask introduced that allows the precise delivery of 24%, 28%, 35%, and 40% oxygen?
    A. 1972
    B. 1960
    C. 1954
    D. 1945
    B. 1960
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. When were aerosolized glucocorticoids for the maintenance of patients with moderate to severe asthma first introduced?
    A. in the 1980s
    B. in the 1970s
    C. in the 1960s
    D. in the 1950s
    B. in the 1970s
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. Which of the following medications has not been delivered as an aerosol by a respiratory therapist?
    A. antibiotics
    B. mucolytics
    C. bronchodilators
    D. inotropics
    D. inotropics
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. Which two names are linked with the development of the iron lung, which was extensively used to treat polio epidemic in the 1950s?
    A. Byrd and Tyler
    B. Drager and Bennet
    C. Drinker and Emerson
    D. Allison and Smyth
    C. Drinker and Emerson
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. Which of the following was one of the first positive-pressure ventilators developed?
    A. Engstrom
    B. Drager Pulmotor
    C. Bird Mark 7
    D. MA-1
    B. Drager Pulmotor
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. When was positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) first introduced to treat patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome?
    A. 1967
    B. 1958
    C. 1946
    D. 1935
    A. 1967
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. When was synchronized intermittent mandatory ventilation (SIMV) first introduced?
    A. 2005
    B. 1995
    C. 1985
    D. 1975
    D. 1975
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. Who introduced the first laryngoscope, in 1913?
    A. Forrest Bird
    B. Jack Emerson
    C. Chevalier Jackson
    D. Thomas Allen
    C. Chevalier Jackson
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. Who introduced the use of soft rubber endotracheal tubes around 1930?
    A. Murphy
    B. Haight
    C. McGill
    D. Davidson
    C. McGill
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. In 1846, who developed a water seal spirometer, which allowed accurate measurement of the patient's vital capacity?
    A. Davis
    B. Tiffeneau
    C. Strohl
    D. Hutchinson
    D. Hutchinson
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. What was the name of the first professional organization for the field of respiratory care?
    A. Better Breathers Organization
    B. Inhalation Therapy Association
    C. National Organization for Inhalation Therapy
    D. American Association for Inhalation Therapy
    B. Inhalation Therapy Association
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  23. In what year did the respiratory care professional organization Inhalation Therapy Association (ITA) change its name to American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC)?
    A. 1982
    B. 1975
    C. 1966
    D. 1954
    A. 1982
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. What organization has developed an examination to enable respiratory therapists to become licensed?
    A. National Organization for Respiratory Therapists
    B. American Association for Respiratory Care
    C. National Board for Respiratory Care
    D. American Respiratory Care Board
    C. National Board for Respiratory Care
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  25. Today, respiratory care educational programs in the United States are accredited by what organization?
    A. Joint Review Committee for Respiratory Therapy Education (JRCRTE)
    B. Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
    C. American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC)
    D. National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
    B. Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  26. The majority of respiratory care education programs in the United States offer what degree?
    A. associate's degree
    B. master's degree
    C. bachelor's degree
    d. none of the above
    A. associate's degree
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  27. Which of the following is NOT predicted to be a growing trend in respiratory care for the future?
    A. increased use of intravascular lines for patient monitoring
    B. increased involvement in smoking cessation programs
    C. increased need for patient assessment skills
    D. greater use of respiratory therapy protocols
    A. increased use of intravascular lines for patient monitoring
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  28. How is the education of respiratory therapists expected to change over the next decade?
    A. unknown
    B. increase
    C. decrease
    D. stay about the same
    B. increase
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)