Increase the dose.
Decrease the dose.
Maintain the dose.
Omit a dose.
No one can smoke within 10′ of the oxygen.
I can carry my oxygen in a bag for easy portability.
I need to keep my oxygen away from electrical sources.
I should keep my oxygen away from direct heat.
I'll keep my oxygen out of the sun in all circumstances.
Suctioning the tracheostomy tube frequently.
Using a cuffed tracheostomy tube.
Using the minimal-leak technique with cuff pressure less than 25 cm H2O.
Keeping the tracheostomy tube plugged.
Follow up with the physician in 2 weeks.
Continue to take antibiotics for the entire 10 days.
Turn and reposition himself every 2 hours.
Maintain fluid intake of 40 oz (1,200 ml) per day.
Fighting the ventilator
Area of redness is measured in 3 days and determines whether tuberculosis is present.
Skin test doesn't differentiate between active and dormant tuberculosis infection.
Presence of a wheal at the injection site in 2 days indicates active tuberculosis.
Test stimulates a reddened response in some clients and requires a second test in 3 months.
Administer the triamcinolone and then administer the salmeterol.
Administer the salmeterol and then administer the triamcinolone.
Allow the client to choose the order in which the drugs are administered.
Monitor the client's theophylline level before administering the medications.
Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.
Infected chest tube wound site.
The physician who ordered the medications
The coworker with 20 years of nursing experience
The pharmacist covering the floor
The infectious disease nurse
Client teaching about the cause of TB
Reviewing the risk factors for TB
Developing a list of people with whom the client has had contact
Client teaching about the importance of TB testing
Breathe in and out quickly.
You need to start using the incentive spirometer 2 days after surgery.
Before you do the exercise, I'll give you pain medication if you need it.
Don't use the incentive spirometer more than 5 times every hour.
Restricting fluid intake to 1,000 ml/day
Enforcing absolute bed rest
Teaching the client how to perform controlled coughing
Administering ordered sedatives regularly and in large amounts
An 84-year-old client with heart failure who's on telemetry and 2 L/minute of oxygen.
A 42-year-old client who has left lower lobe pneumonia and an I.V. line.
A 48-year-old client with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with occasional atrial fibrillation.
A 73-year-old client who has pneumonia with coarse crackles, is receiving 2 L/minute of oxygen, and has an I.V. line.
Maintain sterile technique at all times.
Wear a mask when caring for the client.
Give the client an I.V. dose of antibiotics.
Keep a mask on the client.
It makes the central respiratory center more sensitive to carbon dioxide and stimulates the respiratory drive.
It inhibits the enzyme phosphodiesterase, decreasing degradation of cyclic adenosine monophosphate, a bronchodilator.
It stimulates adenosine receptors, causing bronchodilation.
It alters diaphragm movement, increasing chest expansion and enhancing the lung's capacity for gas exchange.
Serosanguineous drainage on the dressing
Foley catheter bag containing 500 ml of amber urine
A piggyback infusion of levofloxacin (Levaquin)
The client lying in a lateral position, with the head of bed flat
Immunizations can prevent anthrax.
Blood and body secretions can transmit anthrax.
Physicians use isoniazid (INH), rifampin (Rifadin), and pyrazinamide to treat anthrax.
Anthrax can infect the integumentary, GI, and respiratory systems.
Continue suctioning to remove the mucus.
Stop suctioning and provide oxygen as ordered.
Turn the client onto his left side.
Administer a precordial thump.
The water level in the humidifier reservoir is too low.
The oxygen tubing is pinched.
The client has a nasal obstruction.
The oxygen concentration is above 44%.