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Kaplan resp set 1130 the nurse identifies which

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(Kaplan Resp Set 11/30)The nurse identifies which patient is MOST at risk for developing pneumonia?a) a patient with a Foley catheterb) a patient with a nasogastric (NG) tubec) a patient diagnosed with psoriasisd) a patient diagnosed with Paget's disease(Kaplan Resp Set 12/30)b) nasogastric tube is inserted through the nose and ends in the stomach; used forenteral nutrition to deliver liquid nourishment when GI tract cannot be used; if it is not inproper position before infusion of food, aspiration into the lungs can result, withsubsequent chocking and inflammatory process of aspiration pneumonia; tubeplacement must be verified with aspiration of gastric contents and checking the pH (pHof 0-4 indicates gastric placement, pH of approximately 6 or more indicates placementin lungs); X-ray may also be used to verify placement; in addition, if NG tube becomesobstructed and patient vomits, gastric acid and stomach contents can enter the lungs
A client chokes on food and becomes cyanotic. Which is the best action for the nurse totake?

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