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Question 11 out of 1 pointsA 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 recoilCorrect Answer:b.Loss of elastic recoilQuestion 21 out of 1 pointsA 57-year-old male presents with cough, sputum production, dyspnea, and decreased lung volume. He is diagnosed with pneumoconiosis. When taking the patient’s history, which finding is the most probable cause of his illness?Selected Answer:a.Inhalation of silica, asbestos, micaCorrect Answer:a.Inhalation of silica, asbestos, micaQuestion 31 out of 1 pointsA 10-year-old female develops pneumonia. Physical exam reveals subcostal and intercostal retractions. She reports that breathing is difficult and she feels she cannotget enough air. What term should the nurse use to document this condition?Selected Answer:b.DyspneaCorrect Answer:b.DyspneaQuestion 41 out of 1 pointsWhich of the following shows a correct cause and effect sequence in the development of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)?Selected Answer:b.Alveolocapillary membrane injury causing a massive inflammatory responseCorrect Answer:b.Alveolocapillary membrane injury causing a massive inflammatory responseQuestion 5
0 out of 1 pointsA 2-week-old female presents with fever, cough, respiratory distress, and empyema. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis the nurse will observe on the chart?Selected Answer:a.Viral pneumoniaCorrect Answer:c.Staphylococcal pneumoniaQuestion 61 out of 1 pointsA 60-year-old female with a 25-year history of smoking is diagnosed with emphysema. She has an increased anterior-posterior chest diameter. The nurse attributes this finding to:Selected Answer:a.Air trappingCorrect Answer:a.Air trappingQuestion 71 out of 1 pointsA nurse is reviewing the results of an ABG and finds reduced oxygenation of arterial blood. What term should the nurse use to describe this condition?
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Acute respiratory distress syndrome, 53-year-old male, 20-year history of smoking