Basic%20Quiz%20Ch%2038 - Exam Name_

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Exam Name___________________________________ MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1) Assuming each of the following patients meets all other criteria for the insertion of a CombiTube, which is the only one who is a candidate for insertion of a CombiTube? A) A 14 year old female victim of near drowning at a local swimming pool B) A 28 year old male who has swallowed a lime and calcium deposit remover in a suicide attempt C) A 42 year old male with a history of massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding and cirrhosis of the liver D) A 32 year old female who has overdosed on antidepressants and alcohol 1) 2) Which of the following is the appropriate length of catheter to be inserted into an endotracheal tube for deep tracheal suctioning? A) The length of the patient ʹ s forearm B) From the angle of the mandible to the umbilicus C) From the top of the endotracheal tube, around the ear, to the xiphoid process D) From the top of the endotracheal tube, around the ear, to the nipple line 2) 3) Your patient is a 3 year old whom you have intubated. Although you have confirmed proper placement, ventilation is restricted due to gastric distention. Which of the following is the best course of action? A) Extubate the patient and ventilate by bag valve mask B) Deliver smaller volumes of air at a faster rate to achieve the proper minute volume C) Place the patient in the recovery position and apply pressure over the epigastrium to expel air from the stomach D) Decompress the stomach with a nasogastric tube 3) 4) Ideally, a malleable stylette is used to form an endotracheal tube into which of the following configurations to facilitate insertion? A) Straight B) ʺ J ʺ shaped C) ʺ L ʺ shaped D) Hockey stick 4) 5) You have been ordered by medical control to insert a dual lumen airway. Which of the following devices should you use? A) CombiTube B) Endotracheal tube C) Nasopharyngeal airway D) Laryngeal mask airway 5) 6) Your patient is a 25 year old female who is of average height. She requires intubation as a result of a drug overdose. Of the following, which is the most appropriate choice of laryngoscope blade size? A) 0 B) 3 C) 5 D) 2 6) 7) Which of the following is an advantage of using a laryngeal mask airway? A) Does not require visualization of the glottis
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2011 for the course PARAMEDIC 100 taught by Professor Warafal during the Spring '11 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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