Oxygen Competency Nurs 339

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Oxygen


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  • 1. 
    Hypoexmia is defined as
    • A. 

      Pulse oximeter reading below 93%

    • B. 

      Inadequate supply of oxygen at cellular level

    • C. 

      Deficiency of oxygen in the arterial blood

    • D. 

      Bluish coloration of the mucus membranes

  • 2. 
    The nurse determines that the infant is in respiratory distress. The nurse should first
    • A. 

      Call respiratory therapy

    • B. 

      Call a "code"

    • C. 

      Lay on his side and encouage deep breaths

    • D. 

      Have mom hold infant up laying against her and provide blow by oxygen to child's face

  • 3. 
    Care of a preschooler postoperatively to prevent pneumonia includes
    • A. 

      Encourage use of incentive spiromenter every two hours

    • B. 

      Prior to coughing, splint the incision area with favorite stuffed animal

    • C. 

      Hold pain medication until deep breathing and coughing are completed

    • D. 

      Change position every four hours