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  1. The fundamental difference between newborn and adult pulmonary testing is?
    Cooperation
  2. There are three volumes that can be easily measure with out patient cooperation:
    FRC, thoracic gas volume (TGV) and crying vital capacity (CVC).
  3. The range of PFT in infants varries. These vaules must be compaired against a standard unit. The three ways to get a standard unit is:
    body weight (kg), body length (cm), or body surface area (ml/cm2)
  4. FRC is measured by two methods:
    Closed system helium dilution and open system nitrogen washout
  5. This requires the use of a plethsmograph and measures all of the gas in the thoracic cavity whether it is communicating with the airway or not,
    TGV
  6. By compairing the TGV with FRC, the clinitian can determine the presence of?
    trapped air in the thorax
  7. is the measurement of tidal volume while the infant is crying. is useful in following infants who have lung diseases that cause changes in FRC and is difficult to measure.
    CVC
  8. A method of measuring distribution of ventilation is available using a ?
    nitrogen washout curve
  9. This divides the lung into fast, intermediate, and slow ventilating areas based on calulations from expired nitrogen concentrations obtained during a nitogen washout.
    Pulmonary clearance Delay (PCD)
  10. Most imprtant clinical lung volume measurement.
    FRC
  11. When FRC is high, the compliance is _____, resistance is _____, and PaCO2 is ______?
    lower, higher, elevated
  12. When FRC is low, the compliance is ____, resistance is ____, and PaCO2 is ______?
    very low, very high, and decreased (PaCO2 is increased)
  13. is a disease in which the FRC is increased.
    Meconium aspiration syndrome
  14. is a measuremtn of the distensibilty of the lung. Calc. by dividing change in volume by change in pressure and requires measurement of tidal volume and transpulmonary pressure.
    Compliance
  15. Most nurseries measure tidal volume by?
    pneumotachography
  16. is the difference between airway pressure and pleural pressure. Approx. by measuring airway and esophageal pressure in intubated infants and esophageal pressure in nonintubated infants.
    Transpulmonary pressure.
  17. is a measure of the inhibition of gas flow through airways. Calc. by dividing change in transpulmonary pressure by change in flow.
    resistance
  18. Chest radiographs should be obtained in infants with evidence of?
    acute unexplained repiratory problems.
  19. The two classic newborn lung diseases are?
    RDS and MAS
  20. is a disease if inadequate surfactant production. immature alveoli have increased surface tension and collapse.
    RDS
  21. is primarily an airway disease. Stressed mature fetus passes meconium into the amniotic fluid and the with gasping respirations inhales the meconium laden amniotic fluid into its lungs
    MAS
  22. Ia a disease that has diagnostic radiographs. The aniotic fluid in the lung is incompletely resorbed at the time of delivery.
    Transient tachypnea of the newborn (TTNB)
  23. Infants with obstructed airways still have what going on?
    chest wall motion.
  24. Until the age of ____, it is important to include the birth history as part of the evaluation of these patients.
    2
  25. The historian assessing the patient must begin to include a review of systems at the age of?
    3 months
  26. The historian inquiring about the pulmonary symptoms in an older infant or chile is limited to?
    signs that are visable or audible to the parent.
  27. Should be remembered that ______ and _____ do not occur in children.
    hemoptusis and sputum expectoration
  28. is a common complaint in infants and children.
    Gastrointestinal Upset
  29. These are major causes for hospitalization for children. These can be caused by pneumonia or pulmonary disease
    Vomiting and diarrhea
  30. an infant or child who does not maintain growth appropriate for developmental age should be investigated for an underlying?
    Chronic pulmonary disease.
  31. Two major respiratory disease in the young child are?
    Croup and epiglottitis
  32. is a viral disease affecting the trachea and small airways.
    Croup
  33. is usually a bacterial disease that causes significant edema and inflammation of the epiglottis. Drooling, dysphasia, and respiratory disress.
    Epiglottitis
  34. is an increassingly prevalent disease in children of all ages beyond infancy. chronic airway disease that is caused by airway inflammation and hyperresponsiveness to irratants.
    Asthma
  35. More than 50% of patients requiring the services of cardiopulmonary prefessionals are aged?
    65 and up
  36. To conserve the patient's energy?
    Organize your assessment
  37. The connection of aging with chonic illness and death may lead to this. means discrimination against old people.
    Ageism
  38. Cell- mediated immunity decreases with?
    Age
  39. Immunuzations, although not as effective in th elderly, are still ______.
    recomended.
  40. Gentics, enviromental pollutants, socioeconomic status, and nutrition have what kind of effect on the immune system in the elderly?
    decreases
  41. Some older patients will down play their symptoms, assuming the aches as part of?
    Old age
  42. is one of the body's first responces to infection or injury.
    Inflammation
  43. typical presentations of cough, fever, and purulent sputum production.
    Pneumonia
  44. Pneumonia infiltrate may be obscured by pulmonary edema or may not be detecable on the chest film until _______ after the patient has been hydrated.
    24-48 hrs
  45. is the major source of chronic disability and the leading indication for hospitalization in adults over the age of 65.
    heart failure
  46. About 50% of patients who die from MI are older than?
    75
  47. Dyspnea and lethargy may be presenting symptoms of?
    MI
  48. What percentage of adults older than 60 have asthma?
    5%
  49. What percent of adults older than 70 have asthma?
    7-9%
  50. The diagnosis of asthma shoould be considered in older adults who?
    are wheezing
  51. what is vital to good patient care and cost effective disease management?
    Assessment skills
  52. In patients older than 90 years usually have a temp of what?
    96-97F
  53. In an inactive older adult, the pulse may decrease to?
    50-55bpm
  54. Normal respirtatory rate in the elderly is?
    16-25
  55. While sleeping, ederly may present this type of breathing.
    Cheyne-Stokes
  56. Central cyanosis results from a decreased concentration of O2 in arterial blood and may be a result of advanced?
    Lung disease or CHF
  57. In older adults there are two manifistations of cyanosis that may be noted.
    Small vessel Syndrome and Raynaud's phenomenon
  58. This can be life threatening and should not be disregarded?
    Dehydration
  59. tthe abnormal enlargement of the distal phalanges, most noted easily in the finger, and is not age related. Is a sign of COPD and othe lung diseases.
    Clubbing

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