You selected Tongue falling back and blocking the airway Correct Explanation

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You selected:Tongue falling back and blocking the airwayCorrectExplanation:Occlusion of the airway in a person who has had seizure activity is typically caused by the muscles controlling the tongue relaxing and causing the tongue to fall back into the pha ... (more)Page 186
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Reference:Porth, C. M. Essentials of Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States, 4th ed., Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015, p. 515.Chapter 21: Control of Respiratory Function - Page 515Question 5:(see full question)A patient diagnosed with asthma is scheduled for a pulmonary function test. During the test, the technician instructs the patient to forcefully exhale air for 1 second to evaluate:You selected:Forced expiratory volumeCorrectExplanation:To measure the forced expiratory volume the patient would be instructed to The forced expiratory volume (FEV) is the expiratory volume achieved in a given time period. The FEV1.0i ... (more)Reference:Porth, C. M. Essentials of Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States, 4th ed., Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015, p. 527.Chapter 21: Control of Respiratory Function - Page 527Question 6:(see full question)A nursing student is studying the respiratory airways in the lungs, inparticular the alveoli. A fellow student asks which of the following cells is most instrumental in the destruction of foreign substances that may enter the alveoli with inspired air. The most accurate response would be alveolar which of the following?You selected:Brush cellsIncorrectCorrect response:MacrophagesPage 187
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Explanation:Macrophages develop from monocytes and are phagocytic cells that not only destroy foreign substances but also initiate the inflammatory response and release cytokines that alert ot ... (more)Reference:Porth, C. M. Essentials of Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States, 4th ed., Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015, p. 518.Chapter 21: Control of Respiratory Function - Page 518Question 7:(see full question)The home care nurse is caring for a client who has sustained phrenic nerve damage from a skiing accident. The nurse understands that the client must be on a ventilator for which of the following reasons?You selected:Loss of diaphragmatic functionCorrectExplanation:The diaphragm is the primary muscle of respiration and is essential to ventilation. The phrenic nerve which exits the spinal cord between C3 and C5 stimulates the diaphragm to con ... (more)Reference:Porth, C. M. Essentials of Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States, 4th ed., Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015, Control of Respiratory Function, p. 521.Chapter 21: Control of Respiratory Function - Page 521Question 8:Dyspnea can best be described by which of the following?
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