1.A 65-year-old female with emphysema presents to the ER for difficulty breathing. Physical exam reveals bluish skin and mucous membranes. How should the nurse chart this condition? Patient has: a.Cyanosisb.Hemoptysisc.Hematemesisd.Ischemia 1 points QUESTION 191.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? 1 points QUESTION 201.When the nurse observes a diagnosis of nosocomial pneumonia, the patient generally acquires this pneumonia: 1 points QUESTION 211.A nurse is preparing to teach the staff about asthma. Which information should the nurse include? Airway hyper-responsiveness in asthma is related to:
1 points QUESTION 221.Which of the following shows a correct cause and effect sequence in the development of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)? a.Impaired alveolar compliance causing decreased surfactant productionb.Alveolocapillary membrane injury causing a massive inflammatory responsec.Hyaline membrane formation and fibrosis causing pulmonary edemad.Increased alveolocapillary membrane permeability causing metabolic alkalosis 1 points QUESTION 231.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: 1 points QUESTION 241.A 26-year-old female recently underwent surgery and is now experiencing dyspnea, cough, fever, and leukocytosis. Tests reveal that she has a collapsed lung caused by removal of air from obstructed alveoli. What condition will the nurse observe on the chart?
1 points QUESTION 251.A 22-year-old female presents with chronic bronchitis. Tests reveal closure of the airway during expiration. While planning care, a nurse recalls this condition is most likely caused by: 1 points
You've reached the end of your free preview.
Want to read all 19 pages?
- Spring '15
- Mucus, NURS6501