RT Pulmonary A&P
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RT Pulmonary A&P
Prof. Gulliford's Exam one review
The nose_________,___________ &__________ inspired air, making it useable by the lungs.
Filters, Humidify & Warms
What is the most common cause of airway obstruction in adults?
What anatomic structure prevents aspiration of foods & liquids?
The Eustachian Tubes connect what two anatomic structures?
The nasopharynx to the middle ear
What cell type produces mucous?
How fast does mucous move up the airway in a normal, healthy patient?
2cm per minute
What five factors are known to slow clearance of mucose
Fibrous bands, streched across the larynx are?
True & False vocal folds
The narrowist part of the infant's airway, where the endotracheal tube seals is the___________________?
the length of the normal adult treachea is__________________
11cm to 13cm
The point at which the treachea bifurcates into the right & left mainstem bronchi is termed the______________
The right mainstem bronchus off the treachea at approximately a __________ degree angle
The left mainstem bronchus comes off the treachea at approximately_________________degree angel
40 to 60
The __________ layer rests directly on the cilia. The _________ layer is directly in contact w/air as it moves through the T-B tree
Moving down the T-B tree, at wich level of airway does cartilage disappear?
The horizontal fissure separates the___________ &_________lobes of the______________lung
The narrow, upper portion of each lung is termed the?
The lingula is the___________ portion of the___________ ______________ lobe
How many alveoli are there in a set of normal adult human lungs?
The "resistance vessels" which great impact blood pressure as they dialate & constrict are the
The___________ pleura is located on the surface of the lungs, while the ____________ pleura lines the interior chest wall
The_______________________ connect respiratory bronchioles w/alveoli, permitting collateral circulation of air
Canals of Lambert
The___________________ connect one alveolus to another, permitting collateral circulation of air
Pores of Kohn
The__________ cells of the aveolus make up the great majority og the alveolar surface
The____________ cells are the alveolar macrophage, patrolling the alveolus for potential harmful microbes
The____________ cells of the alveolus produce surfactant
How many pairs of ribs are there in normal adult human anatomy?
The upper 1/3 of the sternum is termed the ________________