SITUATION: You are performing function checks during PMCS. You have checked the
Babybird ventilator's performance in the spontaneous breathing mode and are checking
the ventilator's operation in the controlled IMV mode. Use this situation to answer
questions 7 through 9.
In what position should the inspiratory-time control be?
a. Fully clockwise.
b. Fully counterclockwise.
To the mid-point clockwise of its travel.
d. To the mid-point counterclockwise of its travel.
You are observing the PAP gauge. How long does inspiration last?
a. 0.5 to 1 second.
b. 1 to 2 seconds.
1.5 to 2.5 seconds.
d. 2 to 3 seconds.
You are observing the PAP gauge. During expiration, the gauge should read:
d. The level established by the red handle on the outflow valve.
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