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17)You have a patient who has a history of asthma and is having shortness of breath. The patient has a doctor’sprescription to take 4 puffs of an Albuterol MDI every four hours as needed. Your local EMS policies allow youto help a patient self administer the MDI. What side effect should you watch for from the MDI?A)bradycardiaB)diarrheaC)sleepinessD)increased heart rate
18)You have an unresponsive patient with an intact gag reflex. You attempt to place a nasal airway in his rightnostril, but you meet resistance and cannot insert. You should____.
19)You’re treating an adult patient who is wearing a nonrebreather. The reservoir bag collapses on inspiration.What action(s) should you take?
20)Symptoms of asthma most often include____.
21)The upper airway doesnotinclude which of the following?A)the jawB)the larynxC)the tongueD)the trachea
22)The lobes of the lungs are made up of millions of alveoli, which are tiny air sacs. What purpose do the alveoliserve?
23)You arrive on scene and find a 46-year-old male with difficulty breathing and an altered level ofconsciousness. He is tachypneic, pale, diaphoretic, and has tachycardia. What are your patient’s respirationsper minute?
24)Your patient is a 32-year-old female who is unconscious without a gag reflex. You ask your partner to hand youan oropharyngeal airway to assist with maintaining the patient’s airway. How do you measure for the correctsize?
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Term
Fall
Professor
V. Lloyd
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Oropharyngeal airway, Union Media LLC

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