What is pleurodesis?
Procedure performed to prevent recurrence of a pneumothorax
What agents can be used for pleurodesis?
If a pneumothorax is larger than ___% of the lung's volume, the trapped gas should be evacuated.
The percussion note over a pneumothorax is
The percussion note over pneumonia will be
The percussion note over a TB cavity will be
The percussion note over Histoplasmosis will be
The percussion note over emphysematous lung tissue will be
Give the precise definition of a flail chest
double fractures of at least three or more adjacent ribs
What form of RT is especially helpful to promote healing in flail chest
PEEP-positive end expiratory pressure
What characteristic breathsounds would you hear in pneumonia
What chacteristic breathsounds would you hear in emphysema
What characteristic breathsound would you hear in asthma
What characeristic breathsounds would you hear in pulmonary edema
What characterisitc breathsounds would you hear in OBSTRUCTIVE bronchiectasis
What characteristic breathsounds would you hear in RESTRICTIVE bronchiectasis
What characteristic breathsounds would you hear in CHF/pulmonary edema?
right ventricular lift is a key finding in
Which radiological exam is most definitive in teh diagnosis of pulmonary embolism
What is the most common cause of pulmonary edema other than CHF?
excess sodium intake
What is the most common cause of pulmonary edema
In which disorder do we see "alveolar flooding"
Consolidation is characteristics of which diseases
In the US, the most common fungal lung disease is
Name the primary pharmacologic agent for treatment of fngal lung disease
Is pneumonia restrictive or obstructive
Is pulmonary edema restrictive or obstructive
Is emphysema restrictive or obstructive
Is Histoplasmosis restrictive or obstructive
Is asthma restrictive or obstructive
Is TB restrictive or obstructive
Is coccidiomycosis restrictive or obstructive
Is bronchiectasis restrictive or obstructive
Name three primary forms of bronchiectasis
List the two most common gram-positive organisms which produce pneumonia in humans
List any one common gram-negative organism which produces pneumonia in humans
What disease is sometimes known as Ohio Valley Fever
What disease is sometimes known as Desert Fever
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