Question 201 out of 1 pointsIndividuals with a recent diagnosis of emphysema should be assessed for which most common presenting factor? Question 211 out of 1 pointsIf an individual with respiratory difficulty were retaining too much carbon dioxide, which of the following compensatory responses would the nurse expect to be initiated? Question 22 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: Question 231 out of 1 pointsA 30-year-old female received a severe head injury in a motor vehicle accident. She is now experiencing respiratory abnormalities characterizedby alternating periods of deep and shallow breathing with periods of apnea. What term should the nurse use when charting this condition? Question 241 out of 1 pointsA 20-year-old male presents to his primary care provider reporting difficulty breathing when lying down. What term should the nurse use to document this condition? Question 251 out of 1 pointsA 60-year-old female with emphysema is having difficulty expiring a givenvolume of air. When giving report, the nurse will relay that the patient is most likely experiencing _____ pulmonary disease.
Question 261 out of 1 pointsWhile reviewing lab results, to help confirm a diagnosis of cystic fibrosis in a 1-year-old child which substance will be present in the child’s sweat? Question 271 out of 1 pointsA 42-year-old male was involved in a motor vehicle accident during whichhe 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: Question 281 out of 1 pointsA 50-year-old male with a 30-year history of smoking was diagnosed with lung cancer. He was previously exposed to air pollution, asbestos, and radiation at his job. Which of the following should the nurse realize had the greatest impact on the development of his cancer? Question 29 1 out of 1 points
A 13-year-old female is diagnosed with asthma. Which of the following should the nurse teach the patient to recognize as part of an asthmatic attack? Question 301 out of 1 pointsA newborn has respiratory distress syndrome. When obtaining the patient’s history, which of the following is the most important predisposing factor for this condition?
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