Management of Patients with Chest and Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders Quiz

Management of Patients with Chest and Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders Quiz
Management of Patients with Chest and Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders Quiz

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Management of Patients with Chest and Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders Quiz

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1. To assess for a positive Homans’ sign, the nurse should:

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2. As a cause of death among men and women in the United States, lung cancer ranks:

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3. Nursing measures to assist in the prevention of pulmonary embolism in a hospitalized patient include all of the following except:

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4. Anticoagulant therapy with heparin is administered in an attempt to maintain the International Normalized Ratio (INR) in a therapeutic range of:

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5. Prophylactic isoniazid (INH) drug treatment is necessary for about how many months?

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6. The pathophysiology of ARF is directly related to:

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7. The nurse is aware that the most common surgical procedure for a small, apparently curable tumor of the lung is a:

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8. A 70 kg, 60-year-old woman is being treated for ARDS. The nurse knows that the minimum daily caloric requirement to meet normal requirements is:

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9. More than 80% of all lung cancers are primarily caused by:

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10. A pleural effusion results when fluid accumulation in the pleural space is greater than:

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11. For the tubercle bacillus to multiply and initiate a tissue reaction in the lungs, it must be deposited in:

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12. Acute respiratory failure (ARF) occurs when oxygen tension (PaO2) falls to less than _____ mm Hg (hypoxemia) and carbon dioxide tension (PaCO2) rises to greater than ______ mm Hg (hypercapnia).

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13. The nurse assesses a patient for a possible pulmonary embolism. The nurse looks for the most frequent sign of:

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14. Characteristics of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis include all of the following except:

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15. Clinical manifestations directly related to cor pulmonale include all of the following except:

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16. Auscultation can be used to diagnose the presence of pulmonary edema when the following adventitious breath sounds are present:

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17. Paradoxical chest movement is associated with which chest disorder?

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18. The most frequent symptom of lung cancer is:

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19. Diagnostic confirmation of a lung abscess is made by:

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20. The most prevalent lung carcinoma that is peripherally located and frequently metastasizes is:

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21. Neuromuscular blockers are given to patients who are on ventilators in ARF to accomplish all of the following except:

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22. An initial characteristic symptom of a simple pneumothorax is:

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23. It is estimated that Mycobacterium tuberculosis infects about what percentage of the world’s population?

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24. A key characteristic feature of adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is:

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25. Streptococcus pneumoniae is the most common organism responsible for which of the following types of pneumonia?

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26. A nurse knows to assess a patient with pulmonary arterial hypertension for the primary symptom of:

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27. The most diagnostic clinical symptom of pleurisy is:

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28. A Mantoux skin test is considered not significant if the size of the induration is:

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29. Nursing management for a person diagnosed as having acute tracheobronchitis includes:

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30. In the United States, the most common causes of death from infectious diseases are influenza and:

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31. The nurse knows that a sputum culture is necessary to identify the causative organism for acute tracheobronchitis. If the culture identifies a fungal agent, the nurse knows it would most likely be:


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