Respiratory Chapters questions
People who are obese have a higher percent of body fluid than those who are thin
Na+ is important in regulating the volume of body fluid because Na+ concentration affects the overall concentration of extracellular fluids
Cyanosis is a reliable sign of hypoxia
False- it is the last sign
The strongest predisposing factor for asthma is allergy
Daily peak flow monitoring is recommended for all pt with moderate to severe asthma
Hypoxemia can be manifested by a change in the pt mental status
A pt who has recently undergone a tracheostomy should be maintained in a semi-fowlers position
A pulmonary embolism is a life threatening emergency
More than 80% of cancers are caused by inhaled carcinogens
The nurse notes vigorous bubbling the water seal chamber of a chest drainage system. This is a normal finding.
_________________, the end product of muscle metabolism, is a better indicator of renal function than BUN.
Respiratory ________________ is a clinical condition in which the arterial pH is greater than 7.45 and PaCO2 is less than 38 mm Hg.
__________, the water-conserving hormone, is stored in the posterior pituitary gland
Sudden onset of severe dyspnea in a patient on complete bedrest is a classic symptom of pulmonary ________________.
The rate, depth, and rhythm of breathing are controlled by respiratory centers in the ____________.
_________________ breathing helps the patient with COPD to slow expiration and feel more relaxed.
Pursed Lip Breathing
Patients who have difficulty coordinating inspiration with activation of their metered dose inhaler can be helped by use of a ______________.
A nasal cannula is an example of a ________ flow oxygen delivery system.
___________ must be provided when oxygen is in use in order to counteract the irritating effects of oxygen on the patient’s airway.
Patients with pleural effusion are at increased risk for ____________________.
A complication of blunt chest trauma cased by injury from the steering wheel during a motor vehicle accident is _________chest
A pulmonary embolism is most commonly caused by a thrombus originating in the deep veins of the __________.
To minimize risk of aspiration, a patient receiving a tube feeding should be maintained in an upright position for at least ________ minutes following the feeding
The most effective measure for preventing transmission of the common cold is ___________.
Acute pharyngitis of bacterial nature is most commonly caused by _________________.
Group A beta-hemolytic streptococci