Eosinoph ils Correct Answer: b. Eosinoph ils Question 8 1 out of 1 points When the nurse is asked what causes asthma, how should the nurse respond? Asthma is thought to be caused by: Selected Answer: d. Interactions between genetic and
environmental factors Correct Answer: d. Interactions between genetic and environmental factors Question 9 1 out of 1 points A 42-year-old male was involved in a motor vehicle accident during which he suffered a severe head injury. He died shortly after the accident from loss of respiration. The nurse suspects the area of the brain most likely involved is the: Selected Answer: d. Brainst em Correct Answer: d. Brainst em Question 10 1 out of 1 points 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: Selected Answer: a. Cyanos is Correct Answer: a. Cyanos is Question 11 1 out of 1 points A nurse is preparing to teach the staff about asthma. Which information should the nurse include? Airway obstruction contributing to increased airflow resistance and hypoventilation in asthma is caused by: Selected Answer: c. Mucus secretion, bronchoconstriction, and airway edema Correct Answer: c. Mucus secretion, bronchoconstriction, and airway edema Question 12 1 out of 1 points
A 20-year-old male is in acute pain. An arterial blood gas reveals decreased carbon dioxide (CO2) levels. Which of the following does the nurse suspect is the most likely cause? Selected Answer: a. Hyperventila tion Correct Answer: a. Hyperventila tion Question 13 1 out of 1 points A 60-year-old female with a 25-year history of smoking is diagnosed with emphysema. She has an increased anterior-posterior chest diameter. The nurse attributes this finding to: Selected Answer: a. Air trapping Correct Answer: a. Air trapping Question 14 1 out of 1 points An 11-year-old female presents with a low-grade fever and cough. She is diagnosed with atypical pneumonia. What type of pneumonia does the nurse suspect the patient is experiencing? Selected Answer: c. Mycoplasma pneumonia Correct Answer: c.
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