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Question 7 1 out of 1 pointsA 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?
Question 8 1 out of 1 pointsA 7-month-old male presents with cystic fibrosis (CF) accompanied by failure to thrive and frequent, loose, and oily stools. Sweat testing reveals increased chloride. Which of the following should the nurse observe for that would accompany this disease? Question 9 1 out of 1 pointsIndividuals with a recent diagnosis of emphysema should be assessed for which most common presenting factor? Question 10 1 out of 1 pointsA geneticist is discussing cystic fibrosis (CF). Which information should be included? CF is an _____ disease. Question 11 1 out of 1 pointsA 30-year-old female received a severe head injury in a motor vehicle accident. She is now experiencing respiratory abnormalities characterized by alternating periods of deep and shallow breathing with periods of apnea. What term should the nurse use when charting this
condition? Question 12 1 out of 1 pointsA young patient is admitted to the pediatric unit with cystic fibrosis (CF) exacerbation. The nurse monitors the patient closely because the main cause of death in a child with CF is: Question 13 1 out of 1 pointsA 50-year-old diabetic male did not take his medication and is now in metabolic acidosis. He is experiencing Kussmaul respirations. What type of breathing will the nurse observe upon assessment?