Respiratory QuestionDifficulty
A nurse is caring for a patient who suffers from obstructive sleep apnea. Which of the following is a true statement regarding the treatment of this condition?...
A patient in the ICU is unconscious and requires mechanical ventilation to breathe. The nurse wants to assess this patient’s pain. Which of the following...
A patient tells the nurse that she is afraid that she has sleep apnea. She says that she does not feel rested in the morning and that she snores. Her husband...
An 8-year-old child is in the hospital for a respiratory illness. The nurse recognizes that which of the following developmental tasks are associated with a...
A nurse is working as part of a multidisciplinary team to help a 16-year-old patient with cystic fibrosis. In addition to the physical care provided to this...
A nurse is caring for a 68-year-old patient who is at increased risk of pneumonia and respiratory illnesses because of his limited mobility and poor overall...
A nurse is talking with a patient who is a smoker; the nurse wants to provide some information to the patient about quitting smoking for his health. Which...
A nurse needs to assess a patients back and listen to posterior lung sounds. In which position would it be most appropriate to place this patient?...
A nurse is working with a patient who has smoked for 14 years. The patient has mentioned that he wants to quit but does not show any desire to move forward...
A 35-year-old client is undergoing a bronchoscopy procedure to evaluate a mass in his airway. Following the procedure, the nurse periodically assesses the...
A 68-year-old patient with COPD is being seen for pulmonary rehabilitation. The nurse is instructing the patient about exercise guidelines while he manages his...
A nurse is performing a home assessment on a 78-year-old patient who is recovering from lung surgery. Which of the following most likely indicates that the...
A nurse is teaching a home health client with severe asthma about the best methods of staying well at home. The nurse is reviewing potential sources of indoor...
A nurse is working with a patient who requires a mechanical ventilator for breathing support. The patient uses SIMV ventilation at a rate of 16, PEEP 6, PSV...
A nurse is working in the ICU, caring for a patient who requires a mechanical ventilator for breathing. The nurse has an LPN and a nursing assistant to help...
A nurse answers a call light and walks into the room to find the patient leaning forward in bed and struggling to breathe. Which action of the nurse is the...
A patient who is in the recovery room after surgery is intubated and is preparing for transfer to the ICU. The patient will need a mechanical ventilator when...
A patient with end-stage COPD has requested a do-not-intubate (DNI) order on his care plan. This order means that:...
An interdisciplinary team works in pulmonary rehabilitation to provide education and pulmonary support to respiratory care patients and their families. Part of...
A 68-year-old patient with COPD is being seen in the primary care clinic for evaluation. During the assessment, the nurse asks the patient about his medical...