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Basic Airway Mngmt

The last reflex a patient loses when progressing into unconsciousness is the: a. Laryngeal reflex b. Gag reflex c. Tracheal reflex d. Carinal reflex Carinal reflex
The most commonly used airway for ventilating a patient with a manual resuscitator is: a. Nasopharyngeal airway b. Oropharyngeal airway c. Nasal trumpet d. Tracheostomy tube Oropharyngeal airway
A nasaopharyngeal airway is also commonly called a ___________________________. Nasal Trumpet
LMA stands for: a. Laryngoscopic manual airway b. Loss of major airway c. Laryngeal mask airway d. Laryngeal manual airway Laryngeal Mask Airway
Oropharyngeal airways are indicated for ___________________________ patients. unconscious
True or False Incorrect placement of an oropharyngeal airway (OPA) can push the tongue further back into the pharynx worsening the obstruction. TRUE
When encountering resistance upon insertion of a nasopharyngeal airway (NPA) in the right nare, you should: a. Lubricate the airway with lots of petroleum jelly and try again b. Try the left nare c. Twist and push harder d. Ask the nurse to do it b. Try the left nare and c. Twist and push harder
The most common airway maneuver used to ventilate an apneic patient during CPR is a. Triple airway maneuver b. Jaw thrust c. Head-tilt/chin-lift d. Heimlich maneuver c. Head-tilt/chin-lift
What is the proper way to estimate the appropriate length of a nasal airway? d. Measure from the patient’s earlobe to the tip of the nose
What type of airway maneuver is depicted in the following picture? Head-tilt/Chin-lift
When is the jaw thrust technique indicate to help maintain an open airway? a. When foreign body obstruction is present b. After trauma to the head c. In cases of suspected neck injury d. During most CPR efforts c. In cases of suspected neck injury
True or False A laryngeal mask airway can be used for short term ventilation of an unconscious patient. TRUE
An unconscious patient begins gagging during your attempt to insert an oropharyngeal airway. The correct action to take at this time would be to: Insert a nasal airway
Which of the following is a hazard of insertion of an oropharyngeal airway? a. Nose bleed b. Vomiting c. Pain upon insertion d. Increased airway resistance d. Increased airway resistance
What is the position of a correctly sized properly inserted oropharyngeal airway? Distal tip at the base of tongue, flange outside the teeth
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