Chapter 7 Test Yourself

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Which term means a surgical incision into the chest walls to open the pleural cavity?
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Thoracotomy
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Dr. Lee surgically removed a portion of the lung. This procedure is known as a/an
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pneumonectomy
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spitting of blood or blood-stained sputum from the lungs or bronchial tubes
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hemoptysis
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The medical term meaning sudden spasmodic closure of the larynx is
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laryngospasm
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any condition of voice impairment, including hoarseness, weakness, or the cracking of a boy’s voice during puberty
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dysphonia
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Wendy Barlow required the surgical removal of her larynx. This procedure is known as a/an
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laryngectomy
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Walking pneumonia is also known as mycoplasma pneumonia.
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true
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Ted Coleman required the permanent placement of breathing tube. The procedure for the placement of this tube is called a/an
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tracheostomy
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Endotracheal intubation is procedure in preparation for the placement of a feeing tube.
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false
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The pattern of alternating periods of rapid breathing, slow breathing, and the absence of breathing is known as
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Cheyenne-Stokes respiration
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An inflammation of the pleura that causes pleurodynia is known as
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pleurisy
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Cystic fibrosis is a condition caused by severe allergic reaction to inhaled pollutants.
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false
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Pneumoconiosis is an abnormal condition caused by dust in the lungs
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true
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When hit during a fight, Marvin Roper’s nose started to bleed. The medical term for this condition is
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epistaxis
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The substance ejected through the mouth and used for diagnostic purposes in respiratory disorders is known as
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sputum
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Duncan McClanahan had a/an __________ performed to correct damage to the septum of his nose
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septoplasty
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Which condition is the progressive, long-term loss of lung function usually due to smoking?
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emphysema
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Which mechanical device is used to replace or supplement the patient’s natural breathing?
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ventilator
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The term meaning a bluish discoloration of the skin caused by a lack of adequate oxygen is
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cyanosis
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Baby Jamison was born with _________. This is a genetic disorder in which the lungs are clogged with large quantities of abnormally thick mucus.
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cystic fibrosis
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Suzanne Holderman is suffering from an inflammation of the ironical walls. The medical term for Suzanne’s condition is chronic
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bronchitis
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the permanent dilation of the bronchi
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bronchiectasis
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Hyperbaric oxygen therapy involves breathing pure oxygen in a special pressurized chamber.
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true
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The mediastinum is the cartilage that forms the lower portion of the great bone.
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false
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Thoracentesis is performed to inflate a collapsed lung.
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false

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