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Question 1 1 out of 1 points A nurse recalls asthma is classified by: Selected Answer: b. Clinical severity Correct Answer: b. Clinical severity Question 2 1 out of 1 points A 53-year-old male with a 20-year history of smoking is diagnosed with emphysema. When a staff member asks why the patient’s airways are obstructed, how should the nurse respond? The airways are obstructed because of: Selected Answer: b. Loss of elastic recoil Correct Answer: b. Loss of elastic recoil Question 3 1 out of 1 points A 47-year-old male is diagnosed with pulmonary edema. Which assessment findings will the nurse observe? Selected Answer: b. Pink, frothy sputum Correct Answer: b. Pink, frothy sputum Question 4 1 out of 1 points A 20-year-old male is in acute pain. An arterial blood gas reveals decreased carbon dioxide (CO2) levels. Which of the following does the nurse suspect is the most likely cause? Selected Answer: a. Hyperventila tion Correct Answer: a. Hyperventila
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tion Question 5 1 out of 1 points A newborn has respiratory distress syndrome. When obtaining the patient’s history, which of the following is the most important predisposing factor for this condition? Selected Answer: c. Premature birth Correct Answer: c. Premature birth Question 6 1 out of 1 points A 30-year-old female received a severe head injury in a motor vehicle accident. She is now experiencing respiratory abnormalities characterized by alternating periods of deep and shallow breathing with periods of apnea. What term should the nurse use when charting this condition? Selected Answer: a. Cheyne- Stokes Correct Answer: a. Cheyne- Stokes Question 7 1 out of 1 points A 14-year-old male is experiencing an asthma exacerbation. When reviewing the lab results, which of the following cells in the submucosa promote this inflammatory response and will be elevated? Selected Answer: b. Eosinoph ils Correct Answer: b. Eosinoph ils Question 8 1 out of 1 points A 20-year-old male presents to his primary care provider reporting difficulty breathing when lying down. What term should the nurse use to document this condition?
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