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Import Settings: Base Settings: Brownstone Default Information Field: Chapter Information Field: Client Needs Information Field: Cognitive Level Information Field: Difficulty Information Field: Integrated Process Information Field: Objective Information Field: Page and Header Highest Answer Letter: E Multiple Keywords in Same Paragraph: No Chapter: Chapter 23: Management of Patients With Chest and Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders Multiple Choice 1. A critical-care nurse is caring for a postoperative patient following lung surgery. The patient has a shallow, monotonous respiratory pattern and is reluctant to cough. What may the patient may be at an increased risk for? A) Increased oxygen saturation B) Atelectasis C) Aspiration D) Malnutrition Ans: B Chapter: 23 Client Needs: D-3 Cognitive Level: Application Difficulty: Moderate Integrated Process: Nursing Process Objective: 1 Page and Header: 552, Atelectasis Feedback: The reluctance to cough is likely due to poor pain control. A shallow, monotonous respiratory pattern places the patient at an increased risk of developing atelectasis. The patient
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would not be at increased risk for increased oxygen saturation, aspiration, or malnutrition. 2. A critical-care nurse is caring for a 68-year-old patient diagnosed with mycoplasmal pneumonia after a surgical procedure. The nurse documents that the patient has an increased work of breathing due to copious tracheobronchial secretions. What should the nurse encourage the patient to do? 3. You are helping to give Mantoux tests to children who are being registered for kindergarten in your community. How should you administer this test? A) Interdermal injection into the inner forearm B) Intramuscular injection into the vastus lateralis C) Subcutaneous injection into the umbilical area D) Insert at a 45-degree angle into the deltoid Ans: A Chapter: 23 Client Needs: D-2 Cognitive Level: Application Difficulty: Moderate Integrated Process: Nursing Process Objective: 2 Page and Header: 569, Respiratory Infections
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Feedback: The PPD is injected into the intradermal layer of the inner aspect of the forearm. Therefore, options B, C, and D are incorrect.
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  • Fall '15
  • Cognitive Level, Pneumothorax, Integrated Process, D-3, Pleural Conditions

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