NSG 5003 Week 5 Knowledge Check


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NSG 5003 Week 5 Quiz

  1. Which pulmonary defense mechanism propels a mucous blanket that entraps particles moving toward the oropharynx?
  2. Stretch receptors and peripheral chemoreceptors send afferent impulses regarding ventilation to which location in the brain?
  3. If a patient develops acidosis, the nurse would expect the oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve to react in which manner?
  4. How is most carbon dioxide (CO2) in the blood transported?
  5. The sternocleidomastoid and scalene muscles are referred to as which group of muscles?
  6. What event is characteristic of the function in Zone I of the lung?
  7. Hypoventilation that results in the retention of carbon dioxide (CO2) will stimulate which receptors in an attempt to maintain a normal homeostatic state?
  8. Which pleural abnormality involves a site of pleural rupture that acts as a one-way valve, permitting air to enter on inspiration but preventing its escape by closing during expiration?
  9. In ARDS, alveoli and respiratory bronchioles fill with fluid as a result of which mechanism?
  10. Which immunoglobulin may contribute to the pathophysiologic characteristics of asthma?
  11. Which statement about the late asthmatic response is true?
  12. Clinical manifestations of inspiratory and expiratory wheezing, dyspnea, nonproductive cough, and tachypnea are indicative of which condition?
  13. The most successful treatment for chronic asthma begins with which action?
  14. Which factor contributes to the production of mucus associated with chronic bronchitis?
  15. Clinical manifestations of decreased exercise tolerance, wheezing, shortness of breath, and productive cough are indicative of which respiratory disorder?
  16. Clinical manifestations that include unexplained weight loss, dyspnea on exertion, use of accessory muscles, and tachypnea with prolonged expiration are indicative of which respiratory disorder?
  17. What is the initial step in the management of emphysema?
  18. In tuberculosis, the body walls off the bacilli in a tubercle by stimulating which action?
  19. Which immunoglobulin is present in childhood asthma?
  20. What are the abnormalities in cytokines found in children with cystic fibrosis?