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Questions and Answers
A nurse is preparing to obtain a sputum specimen from a male
client. Which of the following nursing actions will facilitate obtaining
Having the client take deep breaths
Asking the client to spit into the collection container
Asking the client to obtain the specimen after eating
Nurse Joy is caring for a client after a bronchoscopy and biopsy. Which of the following signs, if noticed in the client, should be reported immediately to the physician?
A nurse is suctioning fluids from a male client via a tracheostomy tube. When suctioning, the nurse must limit the suctioning time to a maximum of:
A nurse is suctioning fluids from a female client through an endotracheal tube. During the suctioning procedure, the nurse notes on the monitor that the heart rate is decreasing. Which if the following is the appropriate nursing intervention?
Continue to suction
Notify the physician immediately
Stop the procedure and reoxygenate the client
Ensure that the suction is limited to 15 seconds
A male adult client is suspected of having a pulmonary embolus. A nurse assesses the client, knowing that which of the following is a common clinical manifestation of pulmonary embolism?
A slightly obese female client with a history of allergy-induced asthma, hypertension, and mitral valve prolapse is admitted to an acute care facility for elective surgery. The nurse obtains a complete history and performs a thorough physical examination, paying special attention to the cardiovascular and respiratory systems. When percussing the client’s chest wall, the nurse expects to elicit:
A male client who weighs 175 lb (79.4 kg) is receiving aminophylline (Aminophyllin) (400 mg in 500 ml) at 50 ml/hour. The theophylline level is reported as 6 mcg/ml. The nurse calls the physician who instructs the nurse to change the dosage to 0.45 mg/kg/hour. The nurse should:
Question the order because it’s too low.
Question the order because it’s too high.
Set the pump at 45 ml/hour.
Stop the infusion and have the laboratory repeat the theophylline measurement.
The nurse is teaching a male client with chronic bronchitis about breathing exercises. Which of the following should the nurse include in the teaching?
This is a quiz on Respiratory Material in the Complex Family Nursing Course at Ivy Tech.�
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A 10 year old child who is developmentally delayed and blind must be fed all meals. The child has problems swallowing and frequently chokes and coughs during the feeding. When feeding this child, the nurse should:
This quiz will test your knowledge of respiratory assessment.
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A nurse is assessing a client whi is experiencing shortness of breath. The client exhibits nasal flaring, use of accesory muscles, a respiratory rate of 36 breaths per minute, and an oxygen saturation of 89% on 2 Liters of oxygen via nasal cannula. After listening to the client's breath sounds, which of these interventions is appropriate based on the assessment data?
The following questions you are going to encounter are about the Care of Clients with Respiratory disorders. This will test your nursing skills in handling and dealing with patients with respiratory disorders.Ready yourself for a...
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A 40-year old male returned ti his room an hour ago following bronchoscopy. He is requesting for a glass of water. The nurse must first: