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  1. Acute Respiratory Failure
  2. Pulmonary Embolus
  3. Pleurisy
  4. Hemothorax
  5. Anti-Tuberculosis Agents
  6. Metabolic Acidosis
  7. Nursing Interventions
  8. Acute Respiratory Distress
  9. Bronchodilators
  10. Pneumothorax
  11. Bronchoscopy
  12. Side Effects of Methylaxanthine Bronchodilators
  13. pH
  14. Tuberculosis
  15. Lung Scan
  16. Pulmonary Function Test
  17. Respiratory Alkalosis
  18. SaO2
  19. CO2
  20. Pneumonia
  21. COPD
  22. Methylaxanthine Bronchodilators
  23. CBC
  24. HCO3
  25. Sputum AFB test
  26. Legionnaries Disease
  27. Chest Xray
  28. Anti-Cholinergic Bronchodilators
  29. Order of Inhalation Use
  30. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
  31. Anti-Inflammatory Agents
  32. Arterial Blood Gas
  33. PaCO2
  34. Metabolic Alkalosis
  35. ROME
  36. PaO2
  37. Thoracentesis
  38. Respiratory Acidosis
  39. Therapeutic Range for Aminophylline
  1. a Diagnostic radiology procedure used to examine the chest and the organs and structures located in the chest; used to assess the lungs, as well as the heart (either directly or indirectly) by looking at the heart itself.
  2. b 7.35- 7.45; a measurement of acidity or alkalinity
  3. c Inflammation of the lungs caused by infection. Bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites can cause pneumonia.
  4. d a blockage of an artery in the lungs by fat, air, a blood clot, or tumor cells; Fat Emboli,Air Emboli
  5. e life-threatening lung condition that prevents enough oxygen from getting into the blood.
  6. f a group of tests that measure how well the lungs take in and release air and how well they move gases such as oxygen from the atmosphere into the body's circulation;(ex: Spirometry)
  7. g 35-45 mEq/L; measures the amount of carbon dioxide in the liquid part of your blood, called the serum.
  8. h pH up, CO2 up, and HCO3 up
  9. i To view airways and diagnose the lung disease; a device used to see the inside of the lungs. It can be flexible or rigid. Usually, a flexible bronchoscope is used. The flexible bronchoscope is a tube less than 1/2 inch wide and about 2 feet long. NPO for 8-12 hours before test;NPO after test until Gag Reflex return.
  10. j acute viral respiratory infection that begins like the flu but quickly progresses to severe dyspnea, high fatality rate;Coronavirus.
  11. k Relax smooth muscle and increase respiration; EX: epinephrine/albuterol
  12. l partial or complete collapse of a lung as a result of accumulation of Blood in the interpleural space.
  13. m analysis provides information on the following:
    1] Oxygenation of blood through gas exchange in the lungs. 2] Carbon dioxide (CO2) elimination through respiration. 3] Acid-base balance or imbalance in extra-cellular fluid (ECF).
  14. n Used to remove fluid from the chest cavity. Pt in sitting position resting over bedside table.
  15. o pH down, CO2 down, and HCO3 down
  16. p Prevents bronchospasms caused by acetylcholine; EX: ipratropium bromide/atropine
  17. q pH up, CO2 down, and HCO3 down
  18. r Respiratory Opposite; Metabolic Equal
  19. s 80%-90%; partial pressure of oxygen that is dissolved in arterial blood.
    New Born - Acceptable range 40-70 mm Hg. Elderly: Subtract 1 mm Hg from the minimal 80 mm Hg level for every year over 60 years of age: 80 - (age- 60) (Note: up to age 90)
  20. t nuclear scanning test used to detect a blood clot that is preventing normal blood flow to part of a lung (pulmonary embolism);(Ex: Ventilation Scan/Perfusion Scan)
  21. u Inflammation of the lining of the lungs and chest (the pleura) that leads to chest pain (usually sharp) when you take a breath or cough. Also called pleuritis.
  22. v Bronchodilator First, than Corticosteroids second.
  23. w partial or complete collapse of a lung as a result of accumulation of Air in the interpleural space; mediastinal shift
  24. x inadequate gas exchange due to damage to lungs
  25. y TB is suspected
  26. z Tachycardia, Hypotension, Arrhythmias, GI distress, Tremors, Anxiety, Headache
  27. aa Relaxes smooth muscles of the Tracheobrachial tree; EX: aminophylline/theophyline
  28. ab 24-26 mEq/L; Calculated value of the amount of bicarbonate in the bloodstream
  29. ac > 95%; The arterial oxygen saturation.
  30. ad 35-45 mm Hg; The amount of carbon dioxide dissolved in arterial blood.
  31. ae the measure of the concentration of white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets in the blood.
  32. af progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe; Chronic bronchitis-Inflammation of Bronchi(lung infection),
    Emphysema-overdistention of the airspaces of the lungs,
  33. ag 10-20 mcg/mL (Bronchodilator)
  34. ah reducing inflammation; EX: Intal/Beclovent
  35. ai pH down, CO2 up, and HCO3 up;
  36. aj Severe form of Pneumonia — lung inflammation usually caused by infection. Legionnaires' disease is caused by a bacterium known as legionella. Bacterial growth stored in water.
  37. ak EX: Isoniazid/Rifampin/Ethambutol; Side Effects-Turns urine, saliva, sweat, sputum orange in color.
  38. al Highly contagious infection caused by Mycobaterium TB. Transmitted by Droplet and use Airborne Precautions.
  39. am High fowlers Position, Pursed lip breathing, Administer O2,