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Quiz Five

  1. Surgical reconstruction or cosmetic alteration of the nose is termed
    • rhinectomy
    • rhinoplasty
    • rhinopexy
    • rhinotomy
    • rhinoscopy
  2. A faster than normal respiratory rate of breathing is termed
    • dyspnea
    • apnea
    • tachypnea
    • pleurisy
    • pneumoconiosis
  3. Hemoptysis is a term describing
    • a bloody nose
    • bleeding from the gums
    • blood in the chest cavity
    • a clot in a pulmonary artery
    • coughing up blood from the lungs
  4. A patient with a foreign body trapped in a lung passageway would be a candidate for which of the following procedures?
    • Laryngoscopy
    • Tracheostomy
    • Bronchoscopy
    • Laryngectomy
    • Pulmonectomy
  5. Patients with pneumonia often find it difficult or painful to take deep breaths. The term for this is
    • tachypnea
    • dyspnea
    • apnea
    • atelectasis
    • emphysema
  6. A special procedure to examine the blood vessels of the lungs by X-ray is called
    • a lung scan
    • thoracocentesis
    • bronchoscopy
    • endotracheal intubation
    • pulmonary angiography
  7. A tracheostomy is a procedure involving
    • visual examination of the interior of the trachea
    • a temporary opening cut into the trachea
    • a permanent opening cut into the trachea
    • visual examination of the lung passageways
    • surgical reconstruction of a crushed trachea
  8. Epistaxis is the term for
    • a collapsed lung
    • a nosebleed
    • uncontrollable sneezing
    • coughing up blood from the lungs
    • ‘miner’s lung’ disease

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