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1 What does CPAP stand for?

2 A CPAP device should be applied to a 7 year old patient who is experiencing severe respiratory distress from an asthma exacerbation.

True
False

3 Your patient is semiconscious with significant drooling with a progressively dropping SPO2 and bilateral crackles with a history of CHF. This patient could be placed on CPAP.

Yes
No

4 You have a patient who is experiencing severe shortness of breath at the gym. They are normally sedentary and decided to run 3 miles today. The patient has a history of asthma and has wheezing evident in all fields. The patient's SPO2 has not increased on a non-rebreather mask. This patient could be placed on CPAP.

Yes
No

5 You respond to a patient in respiratory distress secondary to COPD. The patient is semiconscious and has a POLST order listing "Do Not Resuscitate" and "Comfort Care". This patient could be placed on CPAP.

True
False

6 Your patient is unresponsive and breathing 4 times per minute after a suspected overdose on an unknown substance. This patient could be placed on CPAP.

Yes
No

7 A CPAP device is always connected to the DISS port.

True
False

8 What is PEEP?

Popliteal Exertionary End Pressure
Promotes Ease of Expiration Pressure
Positive End Expiratory Pressure
Positive Exhalation and Exertion Pressure

9 PEEP is measured in

cmH20
mmHg
mPa
HCO3

10 Both CPAP and BiPAP are types of non-invasive positive pressure ventilation.

True
False


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