chapter 15 quiz

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  1. which of the following is normal pc02
    • 20mmhg
    • 30mmhg
    • 40mmhg
    • 50mmhg
  2. the major dterminaants in controling respiration is(are) the:
    oxygen content in the blood
    impulses generated within the lungs
    partial pressure of carbon dioxide
    ph of capillary blood
    • a)oxygen content in the blood
    • b)impulses generated within the lungs
    • c)partial pressure of carbon dioxide
    • d)ph of capillary blood
  3. the most reliable indication that adequate tidal volumes are being delivered during ventilation is :
    • a)the oxygen saturation improves 
    • b)the patients color improves 
    • c)adequate chest rise is observed
    • D)the stomach inflatesslightly
  4. which of the following terms best describes inspiration and expiration
    • a)diffusion
    • b)insufflation
    • c)respiration
    • d)ventilation
  5. air normally moves into the lungs from the
    • a)higher pressure within the lungs during inspiration
    • b)increased intrathoracic pressure during inspiration
    • c)positive pressure forcing air into the lungs
    • d)pressure gradient created when the lungs expand
  6. diffusion is:
    the movement of a gas from a higher concentration to a lower concentration
  7. most of the oxygen in blood is carried
    • a)as carboxyhemoglobin
    • b)attached to hemoglobin
    • c)attached to leukocytes
    • d)dissolved in plasma
  8. hypoxemia is defined as
    • a)decreased oxygen in the blood
    • b)decreased hemoglobin levels
    • c)decreased tissue oxygen levels
    • d)decreased tissue perfusion
  9. the transfer of oxygen and carbon dioxide between the capillary red blood cells and the tissue cells is called
    • a)pulmonary ventilation 
    • b)internal respiration
    • c)external respiration 
    • d)internal ventilation
  10. primarily a beya agonist, this medication relaxes bronchial smooth muscle resulting in broncholdilation
    • a)albuterol
    • b)ipatropium bromide
    • c)magnesium sulfate
    • d)solumedrol
  11. according to the Arizona dhs drug profiles, which medication can be administered to patients with burns potentially involving the airway?
    • a)dexamethasone sodium phosphate
    • b)methylprednisolone sodium succinate
    • c)albuterol sulfate
    • d)magnesium sulfate
  12. according to the arizona DHS drug profile which medication can be administered to patients with torsade de pointes as well as hyperactive airway-severe asthma
    • a)magnesium sulfate
    • b)mehthylprednisolone sodium succinate
    • c)albuterol sulfate
    • d)iprotropium bromide
  13. arizona paramedics are required to carry a minium of 10mg of albuterol sulfate. the 
    concentration of albuterol sulfate in the independent dose vial most commonly carried is :
    • a).5mg/2.5ml
    • b)2.5 mg/3ml
    • c)500mcg/2.5ml
    • d)1.5mg/2ml
  14. according to the arizona dhs drug profiles 
    the usual dose of solumedrol in adults for airway distress is
    • a) 40MG
    • b) 80mg
    • c) 100mg
    • d) 125mg
  15. the adult dose of respiratory distress/severe asthma is
    • 1-2 g over 1-2 minutes
    • 1-2 g over 5-60 minutes
    • 2 g over 5-10 minutes
    • 4-6 g over 15-20 minutes
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chapter 15 quiz
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