The nurse is caring for a patient who had a recent lung transplant. The nurse knows which statements are
correct? Select all that apply.
Acute rejection can occur two to three weeks after surgery.
Accurate diagnosis of rejection is by transtracheal biopsy.
Immunosuppressive therapy is usually a two-drug regimen.
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) pneumonia is the most common opportunistic infection.
During the first year, viral pneumonia is the most common postoperative infection.
Lung transplant recipients usually receive higher levels of immunosuppressive therapy than other organ recipients.
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