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A nurse is caring for a client who is intubated and receiving mechanical ventilation. Which of the following

findings should indicate to the nurse that the client's airway requires suctioning?

A. Pulse oxygen saturation is 94%

B. Rhonchi noted upon auscultation

C. Decreased peak airway inspiratory pressure

D. Low pressure alarm sounding on the ventilator

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