RT Procedures 2

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RT Procedures 2
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  1. The volume measuring device is the
    Spirometer
  2. The flow measuring devise is the
    Pneumotachometers
  3. Three main components of a Complete PFT study
    • Dynamic flow rates of gases through the airways
    • Lung volumes & capacities
    • The ability of the lungs to diffuse gases
  4. The most commonly performed test of pulmonary mechanics is the
    FVC
  5. To ensure validity, you must perform at least ______ acceptable FVC maneuvers.
    Three (3)
  6. The MVV test requires maximum patient effort for__________ sec.
    12 sec.
  7. Normal MVV in young males is about_________l/min?
    160L/min
  8. What percentage of the RV gas is helium?
  9. The body box uses which gas law to measure RV?
    Boyle's Law
  10. Normal adult TLC is about_______L?
    6L
  11. Normal adult VC is about_________L?
    3 to 5L, or 80% of TLC
  12. Which lung volume is significantly increased in emphysema
    TLC (Total Lung Compliance)
  13. What gas is commonly used to measure DLCO?
    Carbon Monoxide
  14. Factors that decrease DLCO
    • Polycythemia
    • Exercise
    • CHF
  15. Factors that increase DLCO?
    • Anemia
    • Carboxyhemoglobin
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Diffuse Pulmonary Fibrosis
    • Pulmonary Emphysema
  16. In obstructive disease, the FEV1/FVC ratio is less than__________%
    70%
  17. Which lung volumes are typically decreased in restrictive diseases?
    All lung volumes
  18. When patient is lying on stomach, this position is termed? ____________
    Pron
  19. When patient is lying on back, this position is termed? _____________
    Supin
  20. Name three ways to evaluate whether Postural Drainage is working:
    • Change in sputum production
    • Change in lung sounds or lung fields being drained
    • Patient subjective response to therapy
  21. What is a coughalator?
    A device that helps remove secretions in people that have difficulty caughing.

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