Test Bank For Egan’s Fundamentals of Respiratory Care 10th Edition By Kacmarek

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Edition:  10th Edition

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Test Bank For Egan’s Fundamentals of Respiratory Care 10th Edition By Kacmarek

ISBN: 9780323082013 | 0323082017

Chapter 01: History of Respiratory Care

Test Bank

MULTIPLE CHOICE

  1. Which of the following is NOT an expected role of a respiratory therapist?
a. promoting lung health and wellness
b. providing patient education
c. assessing the patient’s cardiopulmonary health status
d. selling oxygen therapy devices to patients

ANS:  D

Respiratory care includes the assessment, treatment, management, control, diagnostic evaluation, education, and care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system. Respiratory care is increasingly involved in the prevention of respiratory disease, the management of patients with chronic disease, and promotion of health and wellness.

DIF:    Recall             REF:   p. 4                OBJ:   1

  1. Where are the majority of respiratory therapists employed?
a. skilled nursing facilities
b. diagnostic laboratories
c. hospitals or acute care settings
d. outpatient physician offices

ANS:  C

About 75% of all respiratory therapists work in hospitals or other acute care settings.

DIF:    Recall             REF:   p. 4                OBJ:   1

 

  1. Who is considered to be the “father of medicine”?
a. Hippocrates
b. Galen
c. Erasistratus
d. Aristotle

ANS:  A

The foundation of modern Western medicine was laid in ancient Greece with the development of the Hippocratic Corpus. This collection of ancient medical writings is attributed to the “father of medicine,” Hippocrates, a Greek physician who lived during the fifth and fourth centuries BC.

DIF:    Recall             REF:   p. 7                OBJ:   2

 

  1. In 1662, a chemist published a book that described the relationship between gas, volume, and pressure. What was the chemist’s name?
a. Sir Isaac Newton
b. Robert Boyle
c. Anthony van Leeuwenhoek
d. Nicolaus Copernicus

ANS:  B

The chemist, Robert Boyle, published what is now known as “Boyle’s law,” governing the relationship between gas volume and pressure.

DIF:    Recall             REF:   p. 7                OBJ:   2

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