RT Procedures 2
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The volume measuring device is the
The flow measuring devise is the
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
The most commonly performed test of pulmonary mechanics is the
To ensure validity, you must perform at least ______ acceptable FVC maneuvers.
The MVV test requires maximum patient effort for__________ sec.
Normal MVV in young males is about_________l/min?
What percentage of the RV gas is helium?
The body box uses which gas law to measure RV?
Normal adult TLC is about_______L?
Normal adult VC is about_________L?
3 to 5L, or 80% of TLC
Which lung volume is significantly increased in emphysema
TLC (Total Lung Compliance)
What gas is commonly used to measure DLCO?
Factors that decrease DLCO
Factors that increase DLCO?
- Pulmonary Embolism
- Diffuse Pulmonary Fibrosis
- Pulmonary Emphysema
In obstructive disease, the FEV1/FVC ratio is less than__________%
Which lung volumes are typically decreased in restrictive diseases?
All lung volumes
When patient is lying on stomach, this position is termed? ____________
When patient is lying on back, this position is termed? _____________
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
What is a coughalator?
A device that helps remove secretions in people that have difficulty caughing.
What would you like to do?
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