Oxygenation Quiz

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  • 1. 
       The nurse is caring for a client who was admitted with an exacerbation of COPD. The client’s respirations are 28 with dyspnea on exertion. The client is receiving 2 L of oxygen per nasal cannula. The morning pulse oximetry is 92 %. Which nursing intervention is priority?
    • A. 

      Monitor the client.

    • B. 

      Notify the physician.

    • C. 

      Get an order to increase the oxygen

    • D. 

      Place in semi-fowler’s position.

  • 2. 
        The client has a long history of COPD and is currently experiencing an exacerbation of COPD. The following lab work is done this CBC, ABGs and an electrolyte panel. Which lab data require immediate follow-up?
    • A. 

      PaO2 85mg/Hg

    • B. 

      RBC 6.8 x10/ul

    • C. 

      PaCO2 55mm/hg

    • D. 

      Hgb 17g/dl

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      RR 32, increasingly anxious and restless

    • B. 

      Using accessory muscles during respiration

    • C. 

      Pulse oximetry 92%, purse-lip breathing

    • D. 

      Expectorating copious amount of white phlem