C. The central nervous system fails to sense the increase in carbon dioxide and hypoxia begins to develop.D. The brain stem sends messages to the diaphragm and intercostal muscles, causing a marked decrease in tidal volume. 6
421119a784a3ea77809a8f69d05de28f3aa4936d.rtfAns: AQuestion Type: General KnowledgePage: 21923. The hypoxic drive, the primary stimulus to breathe for patients with certain chronic respiratory diseases, is influenced by:24. The severity of hypoxia depends MOSTLY on the patient’s:25. Which of the following is a LATE sign of hypoxia?26. Which of the following patients is breathing adequately?A. Conscious male with respirations of 22 breaths/min and pink skin7
421119a784a3ea77809a8f69d05de28f3aa4936d.rtfB. Confused female with facial cyanosis and rapid, shallow respirationsC. Conscious male with respirations of 18 breaths/min and reduced tidal volumeD. Unconscious 52-year-old female with snoring respirations and cool, pale skin Ans: AQuestion Type: General KnowledgePage: 22127. Which of the following statements regarding breathing adequacy is correct?28. An adult at rest should have a respiratory rate that ranges between:29. Which of the following would NOT cause a decrease in tidal volume?8
421119a784a3ea77809a8f69d05de28f3aa4936d.rtf30. Irregular respirations characterized by an increasing rate and depth of breathing followed by periods of apnea are called: A. ataxic respirations. B. agonal respirations.C. eupneic respirations. D. Cheyne-Stokes respirations.Ans: DQuestion Type: General KnowledgePage: 22231. An unconscious patient found in a prone position must be placed in a supine position in case he or she:
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