Thorax And Lungs

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Thorax And Lungs

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following terms refers to difficulty breathing in supine position?
    • A. 

      Dyspnea

    • B. 

      Orthopnea

    • C. 

      Dyspnea nocturia

  • 2. 
    Which of the following conditions is awakening from sleep with SOB and needing to be upright to achieve comfort? The condition may have cyanosis and diaphoresis present.
    • A. 

      Orthopnea

    • B. 

      Nocturia dyspnea

    • C. 

      Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea

  • 3. 
    What level should the examiner's thumbs be placed while assessing symmetric expansion?
    • A. 

      T8 T9

    • B. 

      T9 T10

    • C. 

      T11-T12

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Decreased

    • B. 

      Increased

    • C. 

      Rhonchal

  • 5. 
    Which of the following fremitus occurs with compression or consolidation of lung tissue like lobar pmeumonia.
    • A. 

      Decreased

    • B. 

      Increased

    • C. 

      Rhonchal

  • 6. 
    Which of the following fremitus is palpable with thick bronchial secretions?
    • A. 

      Increased

    • B. 

      Rhochal

    • C. 

      Pleural friction

  • 7. 
    Which of the following fremitus is palpable with inflammation of the pleura
    • A. 

      Increased

    • B. 

      Rhonchal

    • C. 

      Pleural friction

  • 8. 
    Assessing a patient with subcutaneous emphysema, the nurse observes a coarse crackling sensation palpable over the skin surface.  Which of the following terms refers to this>
    • A. 

      Crepitus

    • B. 

      Pleuaral friction rub

    • C. 

      Rhonchal fremitus