1. the nose, paranasal sinuses, pharynx, larynx all make up the?
    upper airway
  2. the trachea, lungs, bronchioles, alveoli make up the?
    lower airway
  3. the pleura that lines the the thoraxic pleura cavity is the?
  4. the pleura that covers the lung surface and fissures between lungs is the ?
  5. when the parietal and viseral pleura rub together (pleural fiction rub) is called?
  6. airway resistance is determined by?
    the size of the airway through which is flowing
  7. what kind of conditions increase airway resistance?
    anything that decreases the airway opening
  8. what are the nurse's responsibilities for diagnostic test for respiratory functions?
    • explain to pt. what is going to happen
    • get pt ready for exam
    • may need to hold meds
  9. what are the types of pulmonary function test?
    • tidal volume (TV)
    • residual volume (RV)
    • vital compacity (VC)
    • Inspiratory compacity (IC)
    • forced expiratory volume (FEV)
    • peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR)
    • total lung compacity (TLC)
  10. what is the tidal volume test
    volume of air with each inspiration
  11. what is the residual volume test?
    also called reserve volume

    volume of air remaining in the lungs at the end of maximum expiration
  12. what does the vital compacity test tell?
    volume of air that can be expelled after maximum inspiration
  13. what does the inspiratory capacity test tell?
    maximum volume of air inhaled after normal expirations
  14. what does the forced expiratory volume tell?
    volume of expelled within first second of vital compacity
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