Question 18A geneticist is discussing cystic fibrosis (CF). Which information should be included? CF is an _____ disease.
Question 19A nurse is preparing to teach the staff about asthma. Which information should the nurse include? Airway hyper-responsiveness in asthma is related to: Question 20Individuals with a recent diagnosis of emphysema should be assessed for which most common presenting factor? Question 21If an individual with respiratory difficulty were retaining too much carbon dioxide, which of the followingcompensatory responses would the nurse expect to be initiated? Question 22When the nurse is asked what causes asthma, how should the nurse respond? Asthma is thought to be caused by: Question 23A 30-year-old female received a severe head injury in a motor vehicle accident. She is now experiencing respiratory abnormalities characterized by alternating periods of deep and shallow breathing with periods of apnea. What term should the nurse use when charting this condition? Question 24A 20-year-old male presents to his primary care provider reporting difficulty breathing when lying down. What term should the nurse use to document this condition?
Question 25A 60-year-old female with emphysema is having difficulty expiring a given volume of air. When giving report, the nurse will relay that the patient is most likely experiencing _____ pulmonary disease. Question 26While reviewing lab results, to help confirm a diagnosis of cystic fibrosis in a 1-year-old child which substance will be present in the child’s sweat?
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