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Pulmonary Edema and CHF Quiz


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Congestive heart failure- Right sided heart failure

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Primary right sided heart failure rarely leads to left heart failure, but left heart failure often leads to right heart failure

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


In Pulmonary Edema fluid that accumulates in the tracheobronchial tree is turned into a frothy white(sometimes blood tinged, pink) sputum as a result of air moving in and out of the lungs.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Two major categories of Pulmonary Edema

A. Cardiogenic and Noncardiogenic

B. Noncardiogenic and Vascular

C. Vascular and Cardiogenic

D. Hypercardio and Vascular


In pulmonary edema, the alveoli become filled with fluid

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Increased surface tension leads to collapsed alveoli or difficulty opening the alveoli

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


The most common cause of cardiac pulmonary edema is left sided heart failure, commonly known as Congestive Heart Failure(CHF)

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Pulmonary Edema is a _____ disorder

A. restrictive

B. non restrictive

C. non life threatning

D. compulsive


in CHF over time it decreases the compliance of the ventricle and reduces the pumping ability of the heart even further.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Normal ejection fraction is____, but can fall as low as 20% in severe cases

A. 60-70%

B. 50-60%

C. 70-80%

D. 40-50%


Excessive movement of fluid from the pulmonary vascular system to the extravascular system and air spaces in the lungs

A. Pulmonary Edema

B. Clots

C. Trauma

D. Bronchial


interstitial edema occurs when fluid leaks out of the pulmonary capillaries and into the interstitium.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Pulomnary Edema includes ? EXCEPT

A. FWS(frothy white secretions)

B. IE( interstitial edema)

C. RBC( red blood cells)

D. Inset ( Atelectasis)

E. FNG( Fungi)


Cor-Pulmonale describes right sided heart failure and is caused by chronic pulmonary disease

A. TRUE

B. FALSE




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