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50. When counseling a client with asthma who has been advised to make several major life changes, the nurse should encourage the client to consider each suggestion carefully because a. clients may be able to simply increase their medications and not make changes.b. no doctor has all the answers about reducing exacerbations.c. the benefit of the change may be offset by the stress it causes.d. there are controversies about lifestyle changes needed in asthma.
51. A nonsmoking client has been diagnosed with mild asthma. The nurse instructs the client to try to identify and reduce or eliminate exposure to triggers, which may include (Select all that apply)52. A nurse caring for an elderly client with COPD alters care knowing that in the older population (Select all that apply)53. The nurse working with a depressed client who has COPD realizes that many factors negatively affect the client’s quality of life, including (Select all that apply)54. In the nursing care of a client recently intubated and placed on mechanical ventilation, the nursing action that would take highest priority isa. assessing for pedal pulses regularly.b. monitoring blood pressure frequently.c. monitoring temperature every 4 hours.d. turning the client every 2 hours.55. A client who was extubated 2 hours ago is becoming increasingly restless. The last vital signsbefore extubation were pulse 88 beats/min, respirations 18 breaths/min, blood pressure mm Hg, and PaCO2 45 mm Hg. Current vital signs include pulse 104 beats/min, respirations 26 breaths/min, blood pressure mm Hg, and PaCO2 62 mm Hg. The nurse would56. The nurse monitoring a client with adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) would closely assess for