respiratory

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respiratory
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2011-05-26 16:17:25
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  1. nasal bones and cartilage support the external nose, internal nose, or nasal cavity?
    external nose
  2. stimulating the bronchi,carina,trachea causes coughing and bronchospasm?
    carina
  3. laryngeal cancer is most common in people 1 to 18,30 to 50,or 50 to 70 years old?
    50 to 70 years old
  4. black lung disease is a collective term for diseases caused by the inhalation of asbestos, coal dust, silica?
    coal dust
  5. asthma, cystic fibrosis or emphysema is a chronic disease characterized by abnormal distension of the alveoli?
    emphysema
  6. pulmonary hypertension results from fluid accumulation, heart disease, or penetrating wounds?
    heart disease
  7. the spenoidal sinuses are the largest sinuses and the most accessible to treatment t or f?
    false
  8. the eustachian tubes are the means through which upper respiratory infections spread to the middle ear t or f?
    true
  9. tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy require long hospitalizations t or f?
    false
  10. edema of the vocal cords frequently accompanies laryngeal inflammation t or f?
    true
  11. older adults may be more susceptible to pneumonia after a rib fracture t or f?
    true
  12. a thoracotomy may be done to remove tumors of the lung, bronchus, or chest wall t or f?
    true
  13. pulmonary edema is the inability to exchange sufficient oxygen and carbon dioxide for the body's requirements t or f?
    false
  14. the cartilaginous valve flap that covers the opening to the larynx during swallowing?
    epiglottis
  15. a hollow tube composed of smooth muscles and supported by C-shaped cartilage?
    trachea
  16. surgical procedure that makes an opening into the trachea?
    tracheotomy
  17. obstruction of one of the pulmonary arteries or its branches?
    pulmonary embolism
  18. why is a local anesthetic required for direct or indirect inspection of the larynx?
    it is needed to diminish the gag reflex
  19. why is a client advised to lie on the unaffected side for at least 1 hour after thoracentesis?
    to promote expansion of the lung on the affected side
  20. what is flail chest?
    when two or more adjacent ribs fracture in multiple places and they are free-floating
  21. what is fremitus?
    vibrations from the client's voice transmitted to the examiner's fingers upon inspection, ie-the more muscular the chest decreases the fremitus
  22. what is epistaxis?
    a nosebleed

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