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NUR 330: Quiz Week 10: COPD
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COPD is generally a progressive disease characterized by three primary symptoms: cough, sputum production and
The nurse determines that a 61-year-old patient with chronic bronchitis has a nursing problem of "impaired gas exchange," after noting an oxygen saturation of 88%. What is an appropriate nursing intervention to add to the care plan?
Sit the patient upright in a chair leaning slightly forward.
The nurse determines that the patient is experiencing adverse effects of albuterol after noting which patient vital sign?
Heart rate 101
A male patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) becomes dyspneic at rest. His baseline blood gas results are PaO2 70 mm Hg, PaCO2 52mm Hg, and pH 7.34. What updated patient assessment requires the nurse's priority intervention?
Arterial pH 7.26
A client is being sent home with oxygen therapy. The nurse instructs that
Smoking or a flame is dangerous near oxygen
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