Respiratory QuestionDifficulty
A nurse must use a N95 respirator for protection against tuberculosis with a patient. Which of the following considerations should be used while the nurse is...
A home health nurse is working with a patient who uses oxygen in his home. The patient has decreased activity tolerance and is unable to walk very far without...
A patient who has been a farmer for 40 years comes into the clinic for care because he is having breathing problems. The patient has developed severe breathing...
A cardiac patient is recovering from anesthesia following open heart surgery. The patient uses a CPAP machine at home while he sleeps at night. Following...
A patient is seen at a healthcare clinic with an upper respiratory infection. The staff does not know if the patient is contagious and they ask him to wear a...
A patient who has been newly diagnosed with asthma is learning about how to use his metered dose inhaler. Which information from the nurse is correct to use...
A nurse is working with a patient who uses supplemental oxygen at home. The nurse is teaching the patient about how to be safe with the oxygen at home to...
A 67-year-old patient with COPD is being assessed by a home care nurse. The patient uses supplemental oxygen and has a portable tank in the home. The nurse...
While caring for a patient who is recovering from surgery, the nurse finds out that the patient is infected with active tuberculosis. Prior to this discovery,...
A patient is being admitted to the hospital for treatment of pneumonia. During the admission process, the patient receives information about the hospital’s...
Upon admitting a patient to the hospital for respiratory difficulties, the nurse notes on the patient’s chart that he has an allergy to peanuts. Which...
A home health nurse is talking with a 70-year-old patient with diabetes and chronic lung disease. The patient tells the nurse that she often turns the heat up...
A patient with fever and productive cough has been admitted to the healthcare facility. Which precautions would the staff utilize that would best implement...
A nurse is caring for a patient who has been diagnosed with tuberculosis. The nurse reports the condition to the local public health authority. Select all of...
The nurse is caring for a client with an IV that is experiencing dyspnea, hypotension, a weak and rapid pulse, a decreased level of consciousness, and...
The client has a sudden asthma attack. Which inhaler should the nurse give first?...
A client is in status asthmaticus. What is a priority nursing action?...
A client has developed an upper airway obstruction. Why is it important to relieve the obstruction?...
An alarm goes off on the ventilator. What is the first thing the nurse should do?...
You are caring for a client on a ventilator. What are some appropriate nursing interventions? Select all that apply....