Chapter 21 Assessment of Respiratory Function

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Chapter 21  Assessment of Respiratory Function

 

 

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1.
A patient who is having his tonsils removed asks the nurse what function the tonsils serve. Which of the following would be the most accurate response?
A)
“The tonsils aid in digestion.”
B)
“The tonsils help to guard the body from invasion of organisms.”
C)
“The tonsils contain nerves that provoke sneezing.”
D)
“The tonsils regulate the airflow to the bronchi.”

2.
The nurse is analyzing a patient’s laboratory data. Which of the following values of PaO2 in an adult would be considered normal?

A) 75 mm Hg B) 50 mm Hg C) 35 mm Hg D) 80 mm Hg

3.
A nurse is assessing a newly admitted patient and observes that he has an irritated, high-pitched cough. The nurse suspects that the patient has:

A) Stridor B) Laryngotracheitis C) Bronchitis D) Pneumonia

4.
A nurse caring for a hospitalized patient who has copious green sputum notifies the patient’s physician because these symptoms are indicative of:

A) Lung cancer B) Lung tumors C) Infection D) Pulmonary edema

5.
The patient is complaining of dyspnea. The nurse assesses the patient’s chest and hears wheezing throughout the lung fields. What might this indicate?
A)
The patient is in bronchospasm.
C)
The patient needs physiotherapy.
B)
The patient has pneumonia.
D)
The patient has a hemothorax.

 

Answer Key

1.
B
2.
D
3.
B
4.
C
5.
A

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