Which substance decreases the surface tension of the

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5. Which substance decreases the surface tension of the alveolar walls? a. Plasma b. Surfactant c. Cilia d. Mucus ANS: B Surfactant is the substance that reduces the surface tension of the walls of the alveoli, making gas exchange more effective. PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF: 254 MEDICAL SURGICAL NURSING CONCEPTS AND PRACTICE 3RD EDITION DEWIT TEST BANK
OBJ: 1 (theory) TOP: Surfactant KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Physiological Adaptation 6. Most of the inspired oxygen is carried to the tissues via which component of the body?
PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF: 255 OBJ: 1 (theory) TOP: Oxygen Transport KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Physiological Adaptation 7. The nurse is caring for a patient with an obstructive respiratory disorder. Which of these conditions is an example of an obstructive lung disorder?
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PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: 256 OBJ: 1 (theory) TOP: Obstructive Lung Disease KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Physiological Adaptation 8. The nurse is caring for multiple patients. After reviewing the patients’ histories, the nurse determines that which patient possesses the highest risk of throat cancer?
NURSINGTB.COM PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Analysis REF: 262, Older Adult Care Points OBJ: 2 (theory) TOP: Alcohol-Related Throat Cancer KEY: Nursing Process Step: Planning MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance

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