A hypercarbia b respiratory alkalosis c kussmauls

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a. Hypercarbia b. Respiratory alkalosis c. Kussmaul’s respirations d. Respiratory acidosis ANS: B Respiratory alkalosis, or hypocapnia, results from the patient’s respiratory rate being elevated for a prolonged period due to the persistent fever. The patient blows off too much CO2 as a result. Hypercarbia and respiratory acidosis are the same and result from disorders that cause hypoventilation. Kussmaul’s respirations are an abnormal breathing pattern.
DIF: Cognitive Level: Application REF: 273 OBJ: 2 (theory) TOP: Hypocapnia KEY: Nursing Process Step: Planning MSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Physiological Adaptation 17. The nurse is caring for a patient with COPD who has been in the hospital for several days. The patient complains of shortness of breath and asks the nurse to turn up his oxygen to compensate for his labored breathing. What is the best nursing response?
DIF: Cognitive Level: Analysis REF: 259 OBJ: 2 (clinical) TOP: Respiration Control KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Safe, Effective Care Environment: Management of Care MULTIPLE RESPONSE 18. The nurse clarifies that when interstitial edema occurs in the lung tissue, ventilation is inhibited by: ( Select all that apply. )
DIF: Cognitive Level: Application REF: 259 OBJ: 2 (theory) TOP: Interstitial Edema KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Physiological Adaptation 19. The nurse reminds a group of retirees that age may alter the respiratory systems by: ( Select all that apply. )

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