Respiratory Care Modalities Quiz

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Respiratory Care Modalities Quiz

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1. A patient has been receiving 100% oxygen therapy by way of a nonrebreather mask for several days. He complains of tingling in his fingers and shortness of breath. He is extremely restless and states that he has pain beneath his breastbone. The nurse should suspect:

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2. When suctioning a tracheostomy tube, the nurse needs to remember that each aspiration should not exceed:

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3. When vibrating the patient’s chest, the nurse applies vibration:

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4. Carbon monoxide poisoning results in:

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5. The method of oxygen administration primarily used for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is:

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6. The water seal used in a disposable chest drainage system is effective if the water seal chamber is filled to the level of:

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7. The suggested sequence of nursing actions for management of an upper airway obstruction is:

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8. Nursing actions associated with postural drainage include:

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9. With positive-pressure ventilation, positive intrathoracic pressure:

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10. A patient with bradycardia and hypotension would most likely exhibit:

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11. The term used to describe thoracic surgery in which an entire lung is removed is:

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12. Choose the blood gas sequence that indicates a need for mechanical ventilation.

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13. Oxygen concentrations of 70% can usually be delivered with the use of:

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14. When using percussion to aid in secretion removal, the nurse should avoid:

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15. When oxygen therapy is being used, “No Smoking” signs are posted, because oxygen:

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16. When suctioning secretions from a tracheostomy tube, it is helpful to first instill:

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17. The nurse knows that hypoxemia can be detected by noting a decrease in:

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18. Signs of an upper airway obstruction include:

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19. Nursing management of a patient with an endotracheal tube includes:

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20. Percussion is accomplished by continuing the process for:

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21. The purpose of pursed lips during exhalation is to:

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22. Preoperatively, the patient who is scheduled for thoracic surgery needs to know that postoperatively:

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23. Intermittent positive-pressure breathing differs from incentive spirometry in all the following ways except:

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24. Oxygen therapy administered to a pulmonary patient who retains carbon dioxide:

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25. The sigh mechanism on an assist-control ventilator needs to be adjusted to provide _________________ sigh(s) per hour at a rate that is __________________ times the tidal volume.

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26. To help a patient use a mini-nebulizer, the nurse should encourage the patient to do all of the following except:

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27. To assist a patient with the use of an incentive spirometer, the nurse should:

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28. The most commonly used positive-pressure ventilator currently is the:

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29. Decreased gas exchange at the cellular level resulting from a toxic substance is classified as:

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