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1.  Carbon monoxide is the waste product expelled from the body when you breathe out.
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2.  Of the following oxygen administration devices, which has the advantage of providing high oxygen concentration?
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3.  A nurse is assessing a male client with chronic airflow limitations and notes that the client has a “barrel chest.” The nurse interprets that this client has which of the following forms of chronic airflow limitations?
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4.  Which of the following types of lung cancer is the most prevalent carcinoma of the lung for both men and women?
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5.  Nurse Murphy administers albuterol (Proventil), as prescribed, to a client with emphysema. Which finding indicates that the drug is producing a therapeutic effect?
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6.  Which of the following is the most important risk factor for development of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease?
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7.  A lung transplant is the only way to slow the progression of emphysema.
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8.  Mr. Vasquez 56-year-old client with a 40-year history of smoking one to two packs of cigarettes per day has a chronic cough producing thick sputum, peripheral edema and cyanotic nail beds. Based on this information, he most likely has which of the following conditions?
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9.  Which of the following actions is most appropriate for the nurse to take when the patient demonstrates subcutaneous emphysema along the suture line or chest dressing 2 hours after chest surgery?
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10.  The inhalation of environmental air pollutants in the #1 cause of emphysema cases.
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11.  A nurse is caring for a male client with emphysema who is receiving oxygen. The nurse assesses the oxygen flow rate to ensure that it does not exceed:
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12.  Once diagnosed with emphysema, the disease state is constant.
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13.  Emphysema can be cured.
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14.  Air flows through the trachea into the left and right bronchi upon inspiration.
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15.  Emphysema is not linked to which of the following terms?  
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16.  The nurse in charge is teaching a client with emphysema how to perform pursed-lip breathing. The client asks the nurse to explain the purpose of this breathing technique. Which explanation should the nurse provide?
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17.  A male client with emphysema becomes restless and confused. What step should nurse Jasmine take next?
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18.  A person with emphysema will not exhibit noticeable symptoms.
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19.  Emphysema is described as:
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