Respiratory Quiz #6, Lung Volumes and Capacities  

1. A 45-year-old male with a history of smoking is diagnosed with emphysema. Which of the following lung volumes is most likely to be increased as a result of his condition? 

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2. A research team conducts a study on the effects of aging on lung function. They note that one specific lung capacity tends to decrease with age. Which of the following capacities is most likely to decrease in elderly patients? 

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3. During a pulmonary function test, a patient is asked to perform a forced expiratory maneuver after maximal inhalation. The volume of air expelled in the first second is significantly lower than expected. This measurement is indicative of a reduced: 

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4. A 30-year-old female presents to the clinic with a history of difficulty breathing during exertion. Pulmonary function tests reveal a decreased inspiratory capacity (IC). Which of the following combinations of lung volumes is used to calculate inspiratory capacity? 

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5. A patient with restrictive lung disease undergoes pulmonary function testing. Which of the following lung volumes is most likely to be reduced in this condition? 

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