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10.A patient comes into a clinic complaining of cough, fever, and shortness of breath. The patient informs the health care provider that he is HIV positive. Upon physical exam, the family nurse practitioner (FNP) may note which of the following clinical manifestations of suspected Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia (PCP)? Select all that apply.A)Interstitial infiltrates on chest x-rayB)Respiratory rate of 32 with normal breath soundsC)Stridor when taking a deep breathD)Use of abdominal muscles to breathe while sitting on the exam tableE)Night sweats that require clothing changes frequently throughout the night
11.Members of an AIDS support group who have more advanced cases are sharing some of their recent health problems with a member who has just been diagnosed. Which of the member's statements is most accurate?
12.A 48-year-old man who has been HIV positive for 6 years has just learned that he has been diagnosed with Kaposi sarcoma (KS). Which of the following facts most accurately conveys an aspect of his diagnosis?
13.Which of the following signs and diagnostic findings are recognized components of the metabolic and morphologic changes that occur with HIV infection accompanied with lipodystrophy? Select all that apply.
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14.When counseling a male patient with suspected HIV, the nurse informs him that if the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) comes back positive, thenA)no further testing is required since this confirms HIV infection.B)a second test known as the Western blot assay will be ordered to confirm positive HIV status.C)he will be sent to an infectious disease physician for a tissue biopsy to confirm infection.D)if the second test, the Western blot, returns negative, he has not developed a case of full-blown AIDS.

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