Respiratory Study Guide! Medical-surgical Nursing Quiz

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Respiratory study guide. Medical-Surgical Nursing


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  • 1. 
    Pneumonia is an    of the lung      that is caused by a      .
  • 2. 
    Name the four categories more widely used to classify pneumonia. a.  C     -Acquired Pneumonia b.  H     -Acquired Pneumonia c.   Pneumonia in the I        d.    A      Pneumonia
  • 3. 
    Pneumonia often affects both      and      
  • 4. 
    The term         pneumonia is used to describe pneumonia that is distributed in a patchy fashion, while     pneumonia suggests a substantial portion of one or more lobes is involved.
  • 5. 
    Vaccination against pneumococcal infection is not necessary for the following group of people: 
    • A. 

      People 65 years of age or older.

    • B. 

      People with functional or anatomic asplenia

    • C. 

      People living in environments or social settings in which the risk of disease is low.

    • D. 

      Immunocompromised people at high risk for infection.

  • 6. 
    List 5 physical findings that may indicate consolidation of lung tissue a.tactile     b.p     d      c.       breath soundsd.e     e.whispered p        
  • 7. 
    True or False:  Treatment of viral pneumonia is primarily supportive.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    True or False:  Hydration is not a necessary part of therapy for pneumonia because it may cause the lungs to fill with fluid.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    True or False:  Atelectasis may occur at any stage of acute pneumonia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    True or False:  Superinfection may occur with the administration of very large doses of antibiotics
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    List the nursing interventions necessary for the care of a patient with pneumonia.a.  Improving airway     b.  Promoting      and conserving     c.  Promoting      intaked.  Maintaining       e.  Promoting the patient’s        d.  Monitoring and managing potential        e.  Promoting       and     care
  • 12. 
            is an infection that primarily affects the Lung      
  • 13. 
    A susceptible person becomes infected by inhaling       
  • 14. 
    Which of the following is not a sign or symptom of pulmonary TB?
    • A. 

      Low-grade fever

    • B. 

      Cough

    • C. 

      Night sweats

    • D. 

      Weight gain

  • 15. 
    What does a significant purified protein derivative (PPD) reaction indicate in a patient with a normal or mildly impaired immunity? A patient has been exposed to      recently or in the past has been vaccinated with bacilli        vaccine.
  • 16. 
    After reviewing the prior appointment visit note for a patient you are seeing in the TB clinic today, you noticed that the patient was classified as a Class 3 on his last visit.  What does this indicate?The patient has clinically      disease.
  • 17. 
    Prophylactic INH drug treatment is necessary for about    months.
  • 18. 
    What are the 5 first-line medications used in TB therapy?a.  I    b.  R       c.  P       d.  E      M        e.  Combination       &       
  • 19. 
              is an acute viral disease that predictably and periodically causes worldwide epidemics.
  • 20. 
    List the four general types of hypoxia a.  H      Hypoxiab.  C      Hypoxiac.  A     Hypoxiad.  H     Hypoxia
  • 21. 
    Decreased gas exchange at the cellular level resulting from a toxic substance is classified as       
  • 22. 
    A patient has been receiving 100% oxygen therapy by way of a non-rebreather mask for several days.  He complains of tingling in his fingers and shortness of breath.  He is extremely restless and states that he has pain beneath his breastbone.  The nurse should suspect         toxicity.
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