Autry

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Autry
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2011-06-22 21:07:23
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  1. What is pleurodesis?
    Procedure performed to prevent recurrence of a pneumothorax
  2. What agents can be used for pleurodesis?
    • sclerosing agents/sticky
    • talc
    • bleomycin
    • nitrogen mustard
    • doxycycline
    • povidone iodine
    • quinacrine
  3. If a pneumothorax is larger than ___% of the lung's volume, the trapped gas should be evacuated.
    20%
  4. The percussion note over a pneumothorax is
    hyperresonant/tympanic
  5. The percussion note over pneumonia will be
    dull
  6. The percussion note over a TB cavity will be
    dull
  7. The percussion note over Histoplasmosis will be
    dull
  8. The percussion note over emphysematous lung tissue will be
    hyperresanant/tympanic
  9. Give the precise definition of a flail chest
    double fractures of at least three or more adjacent ribs
  10. What form of RT is especially helpful to promote healing in flail chest
    PEEP-positive end expiratory pressure
  11. What characteristic breathsounds would you hear in pneumonia
    • crackles
    • rhonchi
  12. What chacteristic breathsounds would you hear in emphysema
    diminished
  13. What characteristic breathsound would you hear in asthma
    • diminished
    • wheezing
  14. What characeristic breathsounds would you hear in pulmonary edema
    • fine crackles
    • rhonchi
  15. What characterisitc breathsounds would you hear in OBSTRUCTIVE bronchiectasis
    • diminished
    • wheezing
  16. What characteristic breathsounds would you hear in RESTRICTIVE bronchiectasis
    crackles
  17. What characteristic breathsounds would you hear in CHF/pulmonary edema?
    • crackles
    • rhonchi
    • wheezing
  18. right ventricular lift is a key finding in
    pulmonary embolism
  19. Which radiological exam is most definitive in teh diagnosis of pulmonary embolism
    Ventilation/Perfusion scan
  20. What is the most common cause of pulmonary edema other than CHF?
    • high altitudes
    • drug overdose
    • renal failure
    • excess sodium intake
  21. What is the most common cause of pulmonary edema
    CHF
  22. In which disorder do we see "alveolar flooding"
    pulmonary edema
  23. Consolidation is characteristics of which diseases
    • pneumonia
    • bronchiectasis
    • lung abscess
    • TB
    • Histoplasmosis
  24. In the US, the most common fungal lung disease is
    Histoplasmosis
  25. Name the primary pharmacologic agent for treatment of fngal lung disease
    • Amphotericin B
    • Fungizone
  26. Is pneumonia restrictive or obstructive
    restrictive
  27. Is pulmonary edema restrictive or obstructive
    restrictive
  28. Is emphysema restrictive or obstructive
    obstructive
  29. Is Histoplasmosis restrictive or obstructive
    restrictive
  30. Is asthma restrictive or obstructive
    obstructive
  31. Is TB restrictive or obstructive
    restrictive
  32. Is coccidiomycosis restrictive or obstructive
    restrictive
  33. Is bronchiectasis restrictive or obstructive
    both
  34. Name three primary forms of bronchiectasis
    • cylindrical
    • varicose
    • cystic
  35. List the two most common gram-positive organisms which produce pneumonia in humans
    • Streptococcus
    • Staphylococcus
  36. List any one common gram-negative organism which produces pneumonia in humans
    H. influenzae
  37. What disease is sometimes known as Ohio Valley Fever
    Histoplasmosis
  38. What disease is sometimes known as Desert Fever
    Coccidioidomycosis

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