Management of Patients with Chronic Pulmonary Disease Quiz

Management of Patients with Chronic Pulmonary Disease Quiz
Management of Patients with Chronic Pulmonary Disease Quiz

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Management of Patients with Chronic Pulmonary Disease Quiz

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1. A commonly prescribed mast cell stabilizer used for asthma is:

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2. The new definition of COPD leaves only one disorder under its classification. That is:

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3. The primary presenting symptom of emphysema is:

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4. The abnormal inflammatory response in the lungs occurs primarily in the:

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5. Nursing assessment of a patient with bronchospasm associated with COPD would include assessment for:

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6. The nurse should be alert for a complication of bronchiectasis that results from a combination of retained secretions and obstruction that leads to the collapse of alveoli. This complication is known as:

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7. Obstruction of the airway in the patient with asthma is caused by all of the following except:

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8. As a cause of death in the United States, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) ranks:

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9. The pathophysiology of emphysema is directly related to airway obstruction. The end result of deterioration is:

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10. For a patient with chronic bronchitis, the nurse expects to see the major clinical symptoms of:

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11. Two diseases common to the etiology of COPD are:

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12. The physician orders a beta-2 adrenergic agonist agent (bronchodilator) that is short-acting and administered only by inhaler. The nurse knows this would probably be:

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13. The underlying pathophysiology of COPD is:

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14. The most important environmental risk factor for emphysema is:

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15. Histamine, a mediator that supports the inflammatory process in asthma, is secreted by:

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16. A commonly prescribed methylxanthine used as a bronchodilator is:

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17. The nurse understands that a patient with status asthmaticus will likely initially evidence symptoms of:

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18. A nurse notes that the FEV1/FVC ratio is less than 70% for a patient with COPD. The nurse documents that the patient is in stage:


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