Oxygenation

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Oxygenation

Questions are taken from Kozier & Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The nurse is to teach a client with Chronic Obstructed Pulmonary Disease safety precautions for using oxygen at home. The nurse knows that the client understands the safety principles discussed when he says the following:
    • A. 

      "Smoking is permitted when oxygen is in use."

    • B. 

      "Avoid materials that generate static electricity."

    • C. 

      "Acetone, oil, and alcohol are appropriate substances to use with clients who are using oxygen."

    • D. 

      "Fire extinguishers do not need to be stored."

  • 2. 
    The nursing intervention that is appropriate for use with clients having an endotracheal tube is:
    • A. 

      Providing room air

    • B. 

      Communicating frequently with the client, providing a notepad or picture board for the client to use to communicating

    • C. 

      Frequently assessing nasal and oral mucosa for redness and irritation

    • D. 

      Placing client in a side-lying position

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Goggles or face shield not needed

    • B. 

      Portable or wall suction machine with tubing and collection receptacle

    • C. 

      Dextrose-and-water solution

    • D. 

      Nasal cannula

  • 4. 
    Appropriate follow-up evaluation of a client after suctioning does not include which of the following assessments?
    • A. 

      Assessment of vital signs

    • B. 

      Chart appearance if secretions

    • C. 

      Compare findings to previous assessment data

    • D. 

      Only document findings abnormal in the client record; the doctor will see the results when rounds on the client are done

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    While suctioning a client in ICU, the nurse notices that the activity brings about deep breathing and coughing maneuvers by the client. This is considered a good action because:
    • A. 

      Deep breathing has no effect on the lungs or the ability of the client to cough.

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      Deep breathing is impossible to perform when one has a respiratory disease, and coughing is a reflex action.

    • D. 

      Deep breathing is impossible to perform when one has a respiratory disease, and coughing is a reflex action.

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Evaluating respiratory rate every four hours after the tube is inserted

    • B. 

      Not filling the water seal area of the unit

    • C. 

      Never using clamps with the drainage tubing

    • D. 

      Monitoring the patency and integrity of the drainage system

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      A 3-year-old in preschool

    • B. 

      A 13-year-old with a broken leg

    • C. 

      A 20-year-old healthy adult

    • D. 

      A 50-year-old non-smoker

  • 8. 
    The nurse is providing wellness teaching to a group of seniors in the community. Which action is not appropriate to follow in promoting healthy breathing?
    • A. 

      Eliminating or reduce the use of household pesticides and irritating chemical substances

    • B. 

      Making sure furnaces, ovens, and wood stoves are correctly ventilated

    • C. 

      Providing for rest periods during the day

    • D. 

      Sitting straight and standing erect to permit full lung expansion

    • E. 

      None of the above