Flashcards in Exam 2 Qs Deck (55)
What does the larynx connect?
The lower part of the pharynx to the trachea
How long is the larynx and between what cervical vertebrae does it lie?
5 cm between cervical vertebrae three and cervical vertebrae six
Be able to label the septal wall of the heart and the semi lunar valves
Fucking draw it out
What is the auscultation point of the tricuspid valve?
Most audible over the left fifth intercostal space at its border with the sternum
What is the auscultation point of the mitral valve?
Most audible over the left fifth intercostal space at the midclavicular line
What is the auscultation point of the aortic valve?
Most audible over right second intercostal space
What is the auscultation point of the pulmonary valve?
Most audible over the left second intercostal space
In the aspiration of foreign objects, What is the last place in the tracheobronchial tree where the cough reflex will be mechanically initiated?
In pleuritis, pain is often referred to the shoulder via what nerve?
What is the deep cervical lymph node found near the posterior belly of the digastric?
What is the sequence of the conducting impulse as it travels through the structures of the heart?
Left and right crura
What is the dilation at the beginning of the thoracic duct?
Beginning with the inferior vena cava, list in order the vessels and/or heart chambers which a pulmonary embolus would travel through on its way to the lung?
Inferior vena cava -> right atrium -> right ventricle -> pulmonary trunks -> pulmonary arteries -> lung
What is the name of the variation in which the posterior interventricular artery is given off by the left coronary artery (or one of its branches)?
Left coronary dominance
The elevation of the ribs in the bucket handle movement is due to the contraction of what muscles?
External intercostal muscles
What is the innervation of the cricothyroid muscle?
External laryngeal nerve
A large atrial septal defect is likely to cause enlargement of what?
The thyroarytenoid muscle alters the pitch of the voice in what way?
It lowers the pitch
What movement increases the vertical diameter of the thorax?
What movement increases the transverse diameter of the thorax?
Bucket handle movement
Where does thoracocentesis take place?
At intercostal space 9 in the costodiaphragmatic recess, during expiration
The posterior intercostal vein passes between what two muscles?
passes between the internal and innermost intercostal muscles
The rima glottidis is narrow and wedge-shaped during what?
The rima glottidis is wide during what?
What is the suprapleural membrane?
A thickening of the endothoracic fascia which overlies the apex of the lung
Severe damage to the conducting system of the heart would be caused by a myocardial infarction of what artery?
What chamber(s) form the apex of the heart?
Left ventricle (all or mostly)
Where does the left subcostal vein drain into?
What structure is the most vulnerable to compression during cardiac tamponade?
Superior vena cava