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Asthma Quiz


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How long does an asthma attack last?

A. USUALLY ABOUT TWO HOURS

B. SEVERAL HOURS OR DAYS


What is the red zone on an asthma action plan for?

A. For when you’re doing well

B. For when your asthma is getting worse

C. For a medical alert


What is an asthma action plan?

A. It’s a form that you complete before you see your doctor.

B. It’s a form that you complete to check if you have asthma.

C. It’s a form that you complete when you are having an asthma attack.

D. It’s a form that you complete with your healthcare provider to prevent and control your asthma attacks.


Rearrange the steps of using Saltamol Inhaler.

I. Press the inhaler vertically at the same time inhale medication
II. Shake the inhaler and remove the cap of the inhaler
III. Exhale to allow more lung space to inhale medication and seal mouth around mouthpiece
IV. Hold breath for 10 seconds then exhale through nostril and repeat if necessary

A. I, III, II, IV

B. IV, II, III, I

C. II, III, I, IV

D. III, I, II, IV


A step to keeping your asthma in good control is to reduce your exposure to asthma triggers.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Which is not an early sign and symptom of asthma?

A. coughing

B. breathing through their nose

C. telling you they had a hard time sleeping last night


What is the cure for asthma?

A. THERE IS NO CURE

B. IT DEPENDS ON THE PATIENT


Which of the following statement regarding Asthma is INCORRRECT?

A. Chronic inflammatory disease of Airways

B. Persistent Airflow limitation

C. Airway Hyperresponsiveness

D. Association with Atopy


Asthma can be cured, so it is not serious and nobody dies from it.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


What is the active ingredient for Saltamol Inhaler?

A. Terbutaline

B. Salmeterol

C. Salbutamol

D. Formoterol


What type of medicine do we need for asthma attacks?

A. Long-term control medicine

B. Quick relief medicine


Which of the following is the most useful investigation in Diagnosis of Bronchial Asthma

A. Peak Expiratory Flow Rate

B. Chest Xray

C. Serum IgE levels

D. Methacholine Challenge Test


What does the green zone mean on an asthma action plan?

A. You need medical attention immediately!

B. Your asthma is getting worse.

C. You are doing well.


Put the “asthma severity” descriptors below in the right order, starting from the least serious one.
a. Severe Persistent
b. Mild Persistent
c. Intermittent
d. Moderate Persistent

A. 1-c, 2-d, 3-a, 4-d

B. 1-a, 2-b, 3-c, 4-d

C. 1-c, 2-b, 3-d, 4-a

D. 1-b, 2-d, 3-a, 4-c


The body’s poor exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide describes…

A. RESPIRATORY FAILURE

B. PULMONARY HYPERTENSION

C. ALLERGY-RELATED ASTHMA

D. EXERCISE-INDUCTED ASTHMA


Asthma is not very common in children?

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Broncho constriction muscles tighten around the airways and makes asthma patients hard to breathe.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Regarding Pathophysiology of Bronchial Asthma, which of the following is correct?

A. Airway Hyperresponsiveness is occasionally present

B. No role of dust mites, pets exposure in development of Asthma

C. Usually Neutrophilic inflammation in airways

D. Reduced Bronchodilator response with increasing chronicity


If a student is suffering from an asthma attack, they should be escorted to the nurse immediately?

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Asthma can be caused by emotional stress or other psychological problems.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Many asthma attacks are triggered by a combination of factors,including pollen, dust, weather, smoke, foods, odors, cold or flu, or pets.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Asthma attacks always occur suddenly, without warning.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


What does the yellow zone mean on an asthma action plan?

A. You are doing well.

B. Your asthma is getting worse.

C. You need medical attention immediately!


which of the following sounds is produced in the chest of asthmatic patient?

A. Stridor

B. Wheezes

C. Barking cough

D. Rales


High exposure to airborne allergen is not risk factor for asthma

A. TRUE

B. FALSE




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