The Respiratory Complications Arising from Neuromuscular Conditions Follow Which of These
The respiratory complications arising from neuromuscular conditions follow which of these sequences?
A)Respiratory muscle compromise decrease in lung volumes tachypnea dyspnea poor cough inability to express secretions mucus plugging atelectasis pneumonia
B)Decrease in lung volumes respiratory muscle compromise dyspnea tachpnea inability to express secretions poor cough mucus plugging pneumonia atelectasis
C)Either sequence is possible
D)Neither sequence is correct
What breathing pattern is seen in patients with acute neuromuscular disease that weakens the muscles of breathing?
A)Deep and fast
B)Rapid and shallow
C)Slow and deep
D)Slow and shallow
Which of these room air ABGs represents acute weakness of the respiratory muscles?
A)pH 7.50,PCO2 30,PO2 55
B)pH 7.20,PCO2 60,PO2 55
C)pH 7.55,PCO2 40,PO2 100
D)None of the above
Which of the following determinations is NOT indicative of impending respiratory failure?
A)VC <1.0-1.5 in a small child
B)MIP <-20 cm H2O in an adult
C)Decreased physiologic dead space