1. You are giving a bronchodilator aerosolized drug to a
patient, and you notice a significant increase in the patient’s HR. Would you
expect increased HR to be a common side effect of drugs that cause
2. If an infant is born prematurely, the lungs may be unable
to produce adequate amounts of pulmonary surfactant. How does this condition affect
lung mechanics and what effect does surfactant replacement therapy have on lung
compliance and the work of breathing?