NURS 6501 week 6 quiz.docx - Question 1 1 out of 1 points A 53-year-old male with a 20-year history of smoking is diagnosed with emphysema When a staff

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Question 1 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 2 1 out of 1 points A 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, mica Correct Answer: a. Inhalation of silica, asbestos, mica Question 3 1 out of 1 points A 10-year-old female develops pneumonia. Physical exam reveals subcostal and intercostal retractions. She reports that breathing is difficult and she feels she cannot get enough air. What term should the nurse use to document this condition? Selected Answer: b. Dyspnea Correct Answer: b. Dyspnea Question 4 1 out of 1 points Which 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 response Correct Answer: b. Alveolocapillary membrane injury causing a massive inflammatory response Question 5
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0 out of 1 points A 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 pneumonia Correct Answer: c. Staphylococcal pneumonia Question 6 1 out of 1 points A 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 trapping Correct Answer: a. Air trapping Question 7 1 out of 1 points A 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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