CRL Quiz 1 2010

1

Which one of the following statements regarding the blood vessels is NOT CORRECT?


2

Which one of the following statements regarding the cardiovascular system is NOT CORRECT?


3

The oesophageal hiatus in the diaphragm is


4

Which one of the following statements regarding the lungs is NOT CORRECT?


5

Which one of the following statements regarding normal lungs is correct?


6

Which one of the following statements regarding spirometry is correct?


7

A 30 year old painter falls off a ladder. He has severe chest pain and has increasing shortness of breath over the next hour. On a chest X-ray in hospital he has a collapsed lung with air in the pleural space. What occurs during inspiration that promotes this problem?


8

In the context of childhood asthma IL-4 is most closely associated with


9

Glucocorticoids have therapeutic effects in asthma by


10

A patient presents for a routine pre-employment chest radiograph. Which one of the following statements is correct?


11

Which one of the following statements regarding carbon dioxide (CO2) transport from the tissues is correct?


12

Which one of the following statements concerning the following arterial blood gas sample collected from a 20 year old male is correct? pH 7.28, PaO2 108, PaCO2 28, HCO3 15


13

Which one of the following is NOT associated with acute lung injury?


14

Which one of the following statements about lung defense mechanisms is NOT CORRECT?


15

Which one of the following is the site of the main pacemaker driving respiratory rhythm?