Quiz Number One
(Classroom Supplement Outline)
1. Fill in the blanks according to the classroom presentation on
airway management: (slide 6)
On Inhalation (active process) the-
–Diaphragm and intercostal muscles _____A.____ increasing the size of the thoracic cavity.
–Diaphragm moves slightly _____B.____, ribs move upward and outward.
A. Circle one: contract relax
B. Circle one: downward upward
2. Fill in the blanks according to the classroom presentation on airway management: (slide 8)
3. Name three sources of power commonly found in portable suction devices. (slide 17)
4. Mark true of false beside each statement. If a statement is false, change the statement by rewriting it in the space below the statement so that it is a true statement.
T or F Proper use of an OPA requires no gag reflex. (slide 30)
T or F Altered mental state is an early sign of hypoxia. (slide 9)
T or F Infant’s and children’s tongues take up proportionally less space in the mouth than adults. (slide 11)
T or F Suctions are unlimited in what they remove. (Slide 29)
T or F A 15 year old with basilar skull fracture has clenched his teeth and you can not get an OPA inserted. A NPA is a second good choice. (slide 32)
T or F Adequate rate of respirations is 15 - 30/min. for an adult.
5. Describe five conditions that may pose difficulty for ventilations
according to the classroom presentation on airway management:
6. Select one of the conditions you listed in question 5 and discuss
how you would attempt to overcome the difficulty presented.