Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Multiple Choice

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1.  What is the most common cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)?
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2.  An elderly postoperative client has a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Based on this history, the nurse is especially concerned with monitoring the client for which problem?
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3.  A COPD patient presents with asterixis. Severe hypercarbia is suspected. What other symptoms might the patient have?
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4.  The nurse enters the room of a client diagnosed with COPD. The client’s skin is pink, and respirations are 8 per minute. The client’s oxygen is running at 6 liters per minute. What should be the nurse’s first action?
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5.  An elderly client is on an anticholinergic metered dose inhaler (MDI) for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The nurse would suggest a spacer to
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6.  A client with a history of COPD complains of increased shortness of breath and has wheezing noted upon auscultation. The client is administered a nebulizer treatment of Albuterol and Atrovent. Which evaluation would indicate a therapeutic response to this treatment?
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7.  A client with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and a history of coronary artery disease is receiving aminophylline, 25mg/hour. Which one of the following findings by the nurse would require immediate intervention?
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8.  A patient is getting discharged from a SNF facility. The patient has a history of severe COPD and PVD. The patient is primarily concerned about their ability to breath easily. Which of the following would be the best instruction for this patient? 
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9.  A patient presents with acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis associated with COPD. If there is evidence of bacterial infection (e.g. purulent sputum), which of the following antibiotics would NOT be recommended for treatment?
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10.  A client with a diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is being discharged from the hospital. Which of the following is appropriate patient teaching before discharge?
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11.  In patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the equal pressure point can be found closer to the alveolus at any lung volume. A. True B. False, it is further from the alveolus
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12.  Which would be an expected effect of resistive breathing training in a client with COPD?
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13.  A client with COPD complains of headache and a “racing” heart; he is also restless and somewhat confused. Which problem would the nurse suspect?
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14.  A client is prescribed theophylline (Theo-24) for COPD. Discharge instructions should include the interaction of which of the following:
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15.  In COPD, there is an increased surface area for gas exchange (DLCO). A. True B. False, DLCO is decreased
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16.  A client with pneumonia is receiving supplemental oxygen, 2 L/min via nasal cannula. The client’s history includes chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and coronary artery disease. Because of these findings, the nurse closely monitors the oxygen flow and the client’s respiratory status. Which complication may arise if the client receives a high oxygen concentration?
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17.  Which laboratory results are consistent with longterm COPD? Mark all that apply.
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18.  Slowly adapting pulmonary stretch fibers are useful in patients with COPD or airway obstruction because they:
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19.  Why is monitoring respiratory status a nursing priority when a client with COPD is receiving oxygen?
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20.  In restrictive disease (e.g. pulmonary fibrosis), ____. In obstructive disease (e.g.asthma or COPD), ____.
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21.  Which statement made by a client with COPD after being taught about the use of pursed lip breathing indicates the need for additional instruction?
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22.  A client has COPD and a barrel chest. Which finding would the nurse expect when assessing the chest?
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