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Why is this considered a good action? While suctioning a client in ICU, the nurse noticesthat the activity brings about deep breathing and coughing maneuvers bythe client.

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Asked by Znarfyelyu, Last updated: Jul 04, 2020

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Answered Nov 23, 2018

Deep breathing oxygenates the lungs, and coughing loosens and moves secretions in the lungs.

Rationale: The movement allows for expansion of the lungs, and the force and pressures exerted in coughing loosen the secretions. The other statements are not accurate. Nursing Process: Assessment Client Need: Physiological Integrity Nursing Process: Analysis Strategy: Use nursing knowledge and the process of elimination to make a selection.
 

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