Adult Nursing III - Chapter 25 (Hoffman) EXAM 1 Patients with Upper Airways Disorders Study Guide.rt - Adult Nursing III \u2013 EXAM 1 Chapter 25

Adult Nursing III - Chapter 25 (Hoffman) EXAM 1 Patients with Upper Airways Disorders Study Guide.rt

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Adult Nursing III – EXAM 1 Chapter 25: Coordinating Care for Patients With Upper Airway Disorders Study Guide ____ 1. An adult patient diagnosed with sleep apnea has been prescribed a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine as treatment. The nurse is instructing the patient on how to use the machine. Which instruction should the nurse include? 1) Any size mask will work 2) Straps can be loose, if that feels more comfortable 3) Use relaxation exercises to reduce uncomfortable feelings from the mask 4) Do not use a humidifier at the same time ____ 2. The nurse is caring for a patient being weaned from the ventilator, and wants to improve the patient’s ability to communicate. Which item will the nurse request an order for from the health-care provider? 1) Cuffed tracheostomy tube 2) Uncuffed tracheostomy tube 3) Fenestrated tracheostomy tube 4) Obturator ____ 3. The nurse is performing tracheostomy care. Which portion of the trach will the nurse use when tying the new trach ties? 1) Inner cannula 2) Outer cannula 3) Obturator 4) Flange ____ 4. The nurse is caring for a patient with a longstanding permanent tracheostomy that has been in place for several years in order to provide mechanical ventilation. Which type of tracheostomy does the nurse anticipate this patient may have based on the health history? 1) Uncuffed tracheostomy 2) Cuffed tracheostomy 3) Fenestrated tracheostomy 4) Uncuffed or fenestrated tracheostomy ____ 5. The nurse is caring for a patient with a tracheostomy tube in place connected to a mechanical ventilator. When facilitating communication, which strategy is inappropriate? 1) Using a fenestrated tracheostomy tube 2) Using writing materials 3) Using a communication board 4) Using a Passy-Muir valve Copyright © 2017 F. A. Davis Company
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____ 6. When preparing to cap the patient’s tracheostomy tube with a speaking valve, which nursing action is inappropriate before placing the valve? 1) Suctioning the oropharynx if there are any secretions present 2) Asking the patient to cough 3) Suctioning the tracheostomy tube 4) Deflating the cuffed tracheostomy tube ____ 7. When capping the patient’s tracheostomy tube with a speaking valve, the nurse assesses the patient’s breath sounds around the tube and hears no air leak. Which nursing action is the most appropriate based on this assessment finding? 1) Allowing the cap to remain in place as long as the patient tolerates it 2) Documenting the placement of the cap and relevant data regarding patient assessment 3) Removing the valve and notifying the health-care provider 4) Assisting the patient out of bed ____ 8. The nurse is providing care to a patient who is diagnosed with rhinitis and prescribed a first generation antihistamine. Which drug should the nurse educate the patient about based on this data?
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