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Pulmonology Quiz


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Which term is defined as a fancy word for bleeding?

A. Epistaxis

B. Hemorrhage

C. Effusion

D. All of the above


Which of the following describes a fancy name for nosebleed?

A. Epistasis

B. Atelectasis

C. Epistaxis

D. Epixtasis


A decrease in the circulation of Platelets is described as

A. Leukopenia

B. Anemia

C. Thrombocytopenia

D. Leukocytosis


Which of the following describes leukocytosis?

A. An increase in the circulation of Leukocytes

B. A decrease in the circulation of Leukocytes

C. Circulation of red blood cells

D. All of the above


What is a generic name for conditions where toxic particles become trapped in the lungs and cause symptoms and disability such as “black lung” or “miner’s lung” disease.

A. Ataxia

B. Pneumoconiosis

C. Asthma

D. An infection


What does the acronym COPD stand for?

A. Cardiac obstructive Pulmonary disease

B. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

C. Chronic objective Pulmonary disease

D. Chronic obstructive pneumonia disease


An increase in the circulation of Platelets can one defined as

A. Leukocyte

B. Thrombocyte

C. Thrombocytopenia

D. Thrombocytosis


What is Leukopenia?

A. Abundance of red blood cells

B. White blood cells

C. A decrease in the circulation of Leukocytes

D. None of the above


What term describes platelets?

A. A cytoplasmic body that functions in clotting

B. Blood cells

C. Both clots

D. Hemorrhage


Which of the following means “imperfect expansion” in Greek?

A. Lung imperfecta

B. Pneumoconiosis

C. Pneumothorax

D. All of the above


Which of the following causes scarring of the lungs?

A. Pneumonia

B. Collapse lung

C. MI

D. Cystic Fibrosis


which of the following describes what a leucocyte is?

A. Another word for bleeding

B. White blood cells

C. Red blood cells

D. All of the above


which of the following describes the “bane of long-term smokers”?

A. Cure to cancer

B. COPD

C. Chronic infection

D. Death


Who is a pulmunologist?

A. A physician specializing in diseases of the lungs

B. A general surgeon

C. A cardiovascular disease specialist

D. All of the aove


Which of the following terms describes a special X-ray for lung vessels?

A. Vessel X-ray

B. Lazer X-ray

C. Pulmonary CT

D. Pulmonary Angiography


Dilation of an artery or cardiac chamber usually resulting in weakness of the wall of the artery or chamber can be defined as

A. Aneurysm

B. Deep Vein Thrombosis

C. COPD

D. Myocardial infraction


An embolism is an obstruction typically by a clot of blood or an air bubble. Which of the following forms blood colts in the deep vein?

A. Brain bleed

B. DVT

C. COPD

D. Cerebral Vascular Accident


What of the following conditions shows a lower amount of red blood cells?

A. Asthma

B. Anemia

C. Aphasia

D. Aneurysm


What is typically done for surgery or whenever general anesthesia is administered among other situations where the patient’s airway must be secured?

A. CPR

B. Endotracheal intubation

C. A tracheostomy

D. Endotracheal extubation




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