17. If a patient develops acidosis, the nurse would expect the oxyhemoglobin
dissociation curve to react in which manner?
Shift to the right, causing more oxygen (O
) to be released to the
Shift to the left, allowing less O
to be released to the cells
Show no change, allowing the O
concentration to remain stable
Show dramatic fluctuation, allowing the O
18. A patient had a thyroidectomy and now reports tingling around the mouth
and has a positive Chvostek sign. What laboratory finding would be most
helpful to the healthcare professional?
19. A student asks about the mechanism that results in type II hypersensitivity
reactions. What description by the professor is