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Study Guide Eagan's Chapter 1
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Study Guide Eagan's Chapter 1

  1. Which of the following is NOT an expected role of a respiratory therapist?
    A. assessing the patient's cardiopulmonary health status
    B. providing patient education
    C. selling oxygen therapy devices to patients
    D. promoting lung health and wellness
    C. selling oxygen therapy devices to patients
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Where are the majority of respiratory therapists employed?
    A. hospitals or acute care settings
    B. diagnostic laboratories
    C. outpatient physician offices
    D. skilled nursing facilities
    A. 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. Anthony van Leeuwenhoek
    B. Robert Boyle
    C. Nicolaus Copernicus
    D. Sir Isaac Newton
    B. Robert Boyle
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. Who discovered oxygen in 1774 and described it as "dephlogisticated air"?
    A. Thomas Beddoes
    B. Jacque Charles
    C. Joseph Priestley
    D. Robert Boyle
    C. Joseph Priestley
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Who is credited with first describing the law of partial pressures for a gas mixture?
    A. Jacque Charles
    B. Joseph Prestley
    C. Thomas Young
    D. John Dalton
    D. John Dalton
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. Who was the first scientist in 1865 to suggest that many diseases were caused by microorganisms?
    A. Henry Graham
    B. Louis Pasteur
    C. Robert Koch
    D. Thomas Young
    B. 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. William Roentgen
    B. William Smith
    C. Thomas Young
    D. John Dalton
    A. William Roentgen
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. What was the primary duty of the first inhalation therapists?
    A. aerosol therapy to patients
    B. support oxygen therapy
    C. maintain patients on mechanical ventilation
    D. provide airway care
    B. support oxygen therapy
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. When did the designation "respiratory therapist" become standard?
    A. 1974
    B. 1964
    C. 1984
    D. 1954
    A. 1974
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. Who was the first to develop the large-scale production of oxygen in 1907?
    A. Thomas Anderson
    B. David Boyle
    C. Karl von Linde
    D. Robert Dalton
    C. 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. 1960
    B. 1954
    C. 1972
    D. 1945
    A. 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 1970s
    B. in the 1960s
    C. in the 1980s
    D. in the 1950s
    A. 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. mucolytics
    B. bronchodilators
    C. antibiotics
    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. Drager and Bennet
    B. Drinker and Emerson
    C. Byrd and Tyler
    D. Allison and Smyth
    B. 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. Drager Pulmotor
    B. Bird Mark 7
    C. Engstrom
    D. MA-1
    A. 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. 1958
    B. 1946
    C. 1967
    D. 1935
    C. 1967
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. When was synchronized intermittent mandatory ventilation (SIMV) first introduced?
    A. 1995
    B. 1985
    C. 2005
    D. 1975
    D. 1975
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. Who introduced the first laryngoscope, in 1913?
    A. Jack Emerson
    B. Chevalier Jackson
    C. Forrest Bird
    D. Thomas Allen
    B. Chevalier Jackson
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. Who introduced the use of soft rubber endotracheal tubes around 1930?
    A. Haight
    B. McGill
    C. Murphy
    D. Davidson
    B. 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. Tiffeneau
    B. Strohl
    C. Davis
    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. Inhalation Therapy Association
    B. National Organization for Inhalation Therapy
    C. Better Breathers Organization
    D. American Association for Inhalation Therapy
    A. 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. 1975
    B. 1966
    C. 1982
    D. 1954
    C. 1982
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. What organization has developed an examination to enable respiratory therapists to become licensed?
    A. American Association for Respiratory Care
    B. National Board for Respiratory Care
    C. National Organization for Respiratory Therapists
    D. American Respiratory Care Board
    B. 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. Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
    B. American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC)
    C. Joint Review Committee for Respiratory Therapy Education (JRCRTE)
    D. National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
    A. 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. master's degree
    B. bachelor's degree
    C. associate's degree
    d. none of the above
    C. 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 involvement in smoking cessation programs
    B. increased need for patient assessment skills
    C. increased use of intravascular lines for patient monitoring
    D. greater use of respiratory therapy protocols
    C. 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. increase
    B. decrease
    C. unknown
    D. stay about the same
    A. increase
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)