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Foundation of nursing - Oxygenation

Question 1 of 10

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A pt has a fractured rib and is breathing less often and with less depth because of the pain. The nurse would document this finding using which term?

Select one of the following:

  • fremitus

  • hypoventilation

Question 2 of 10

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When planning care for a pt with chronic lung disease who is receiving O2 through a nasal canula, what does the nurse expect?

Select one of the following:

  • the o2 must be humidified

  • the rate will be 2L/min or less

  • the rate will be 6L/min or more

Question 3 of 10

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When teaching a pt about pulse oximetry, which statement would the nurse most likely include in the discussion?

Select one of the following:

  • fasting is required before the test

  • pulse ox is used to replace abg

  • a range of 95%-100% is considered normal O2 saturation

Question 4 of 10

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Mr. Parks has COPD; the nurse has taught him that pursed lip breathing helps him by:

Select one of the following:

  • decrease the amt of air trapping and resistance

  • prolongs inspiration and shortens expiration

Question 5 of 10

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An adult is eating lunch and suddenly starts to choke, gasp for breath, and grab throat. Which of the following actions should the nurse take FIRST?

Select one of the following:

  • ask the pt to speak

  • finger sweep the mouth

  • instruct pt to lean forward

  • offer pt water to drink

Question 6 of 10

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Which sign or symptom, if observed by the nurse, is MOST important to determine if pt is hypoxic?

Select one of the following:

  • abnormal blood gas

  • cool, bluish skin

Question 7 of 10

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Which of the following axns is essential for the nurse to take after abg are drawn?

Select one of the following:

  • check and record vital signs

  • asses for presence of ulnar pulse

  • give 100% O2

  • apply pressure to site

Question 8 of 10

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The client has a 3 chambered chest drainage vac in place to correct hemothorax (taking the blood out of the lungs to allow lungs to expand) which axn should the nurse take when caring for the pt?

Select one of the following:

  • Assess the respiratory status frequently

  • Empty drainage to prevent overload

  • Administer O2 through nasal canula

Question 9 of 10

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A medical nurse is placing a pulse ox probe on a pt newly admitted for seizure disorder. The Pt asks why do I need to have this thing on me, the nurse best response would be:

Select one of the following:

  • in case you go into resp distress

  • this measures the amt of O2 circulating in your blood

Question 10 of 10

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what is atelectasis?

Select one of the following:

  • inflammatory condition of the lung affecting primarily the microscopic air sacs known as alveoli

  • incomplete lung expansion or the collapse of alveoli and prevents pressure changes and exchange of gas by diffusion in the lungs

  • long-term, progressive disease of the lungs that primarily causes shortness of breath due to over-inflation of the alveoli


Foundation of nursing - Oxygenation

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just a little review I will keep adding questions, these are from the study guide from textbook, textbook and kaplan questions

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Created by jessicapgomez about 3 years ago