Online Test

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - PT - 3 Hour


You will need to answer 11 questions correctly to pass the test.

1. Most of the major pathophysiologic changes associated with advance COPD are attributed to systemic inflammation. (p.3)

2. Which of the following is the most significant risk factor for COPD? (p.4)

3. Morbidity and mortality rates have been shown to be inversely related to socioeconomic status. (p.5)

4. Most patients initially present with COPD in the _______ decade of life when they have _______. (p.7)

5. A spirometer measures _______. (p.8)

6. Chest radiography and CT-scans are required to make a diagnosis of COPD. (p.9)

7. Which of the following is a self-administered dyspnea questionnaire that measures physical, mental, and social function? (p.11-12)

8. A person has a FEV1/FVC of 68% and a FEV1 of 42%. Their status would be classified as _______. (p.13-14)

9. Which of the following statements is TRUE? (p.14-16)

10. Which type of exercise would be most appropriate for an individual with severe dyspnea? (p.19-22)

11. An individual has an anterior/lateral chest diameter ratio of less than 1. This is commonly referred to as a _______. (p.24)

12. Weight loss with disproportional fat-free mass wasting is known as _______, and occurs in about _______ of patients with COPD. (p.28)

13. Which of the following statements is FALSE? (p.28-31)

14. COPD related hypoxia may result in cognitive and personality changes. (p.33)

15. The need for mechanical ventilation and long-term oxygen therapy are always reliable predictors of the terminal phase of COPD. (p.36)

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