The nurse is performing auscultation of breath sounds

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31. The nurse is performing auscultation of breath sounds on a respiratory patient. The sounds heard on inspiration and expiration are low-pitched, coarse, gurgling, and have a snoring sound. What best identifies these sounds? a. Crackles b. Plural friction rub c. Rhonchi d. Sonorous wheezes ANS: D Sonorous wheezes have a low-pitched, coarse, gurgling, snoring quality and usually indicate the presence of mucus in the trachea and large airways.
DIF: Cognitive Level: Analysis REF: Page 112 OBJ: 12 TOP: Assessment KEY: Nursing Process Step: Assessment MSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity 32. What is the suggested sequence for a systematic approach to begin auscultating the thorax?
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The suggested sequence for a systematic auscultation of the thorax is to begin with the apices. DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: Page 111 OBJ: 11 TOP: Assessment KEY: Nursing Process Step: Assessment MSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity 33. A nurse is gathering objective data when admitting a patient. Which assessment finding reported by the patient is considered objective?
DIF: Cognitive Level: Application REF: Page 93 OBJ: 1 TOP: Assessment KEY: Nursing Process Step: Assessment MSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity 34. A nurse is gathering objective data when admitting a patient. Which assessment finding is considered objective data?
DIF: Cognitive Level: Application REF: Page 93 OBJ: 1 TOP: Assessment KEY: Nursing Process Step: Assessment MSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity

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