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Dry drowning: Quiz


Question 1: The ________ continues to beat normally during this time, and blood continues to circulate, though pulmonary oxygen and carbon dioxide gas exchange is markedly reduced.
TorsoLymphatic systemHeartCirculatory system

Question 2: At the same time, the ________ responds to the emergency of the closed larynx.
Parasympathetic nervous systemAutonomic nervous systemNerveSympathetic nervous system

Question 3: ________ to the torso (affecting ability of diaphragm to create respiratory movement)

Question 4: In normal ________, the diaphragm contracts, causing the lungs to expand (lungs are above the diaphragm).
BreathingHemoglobinRespiratory systemHypoxia (medical)

Question 5: When water or other foreign bodies are inhaled, laryngospasm occurs and the person's ________ spasms shut.
Respiratory systemThyroidDigestionLarynx

Question 6: This expansion draws air into the lungs by generating a negative pressure or ________.
Vacuum pumpVacuumOuter spaceUniverse

Question 7: In addition, a multifactorial form of ________ is produced.
PneumoniaHemothoraxPulmonary edemaHydrothorax

Question 8: Dry drowning occurs when a person's lungs become unable to extract oxygen from the ________, due primarily to:
Atmosphere of EarthHistory of the EarthNatureEarth

Question 9: Dry drowning can occur clinically, or due to ________ or accident.
Mental disorderDiseaseIllnessICD-10 Chapter XVIII: Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings

Question 10: The person may effectively ________ without any sort of liquid.
DrowningDecompression sicknessBarotraumaOxygen toxicity


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