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Bronchiolitis: Quiz


Question 1: ________ is sometimes useful to exclude pneumonia, but not indicated in routine cases.
RadiologyMagnetic resonance imagingX-ray computed tomographyChest radiograph

Question 2: This form of ________ therapy requires monthly injections every winter.
Passive immunityImmune systemAntibodyImmunity (medical)

Question 3: Initially recommended for use in ________ patients, it is speculated to increase hydration of secretions, thus facilitating their removal.
Coeliac diseasePneumoniaMalignant hyperthermiaCystic fibrosis

Question 4: There is some interest in the use of ________ in bronchiolitis.
Intravenous therapyOral rehydration therapySaline (medicine)Dehydration

Question 5: Racemic ________ is another drug that is sometimes given.

Question 6: There is a possible link with later ________: possible explanations are that bronchiolitis causes asthma by inducing long term inflammation, or that children who are destined to be asthmatic are more susceptible to develop bronchiolitis.
AsthmaAllergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosisHypersensitivity pneumonitisFarmer's lung

Question 7: ________ is an antiviral drug which has a controversial role in treating RSV infection.
RibavirinTaribavirinInterferon alfa-2bPeginterferon alfa-2a

Question 8: Whether it could benefit infants with lung problems secondary to ________ and other vulnerable groups is currently unknown
Duchenne muscular dystrophyMuscular dystrophyFacioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophyBecker's muscular dystrophy

Question 9: Other viruses which may cause this illness include metapneumovirus, influenza, parainfluenza, coronavirus, ________, and rhinovirus.
Herpes simplex virusVirus diseaseAdenoviridaeRotavirus

Question 10: This is most commonly caused by ________ (RSV, also known as human pneumovirus).
InfluenzaHuman respiratory syncytial virusHuman parainfluenza virusesCommon cold


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