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N211: Health Differences Across the Lifespan I of 148 76. A patient with acute pulmonary edema is receiving furosemide (Lasix) PO and digoxin (Lanoxin) PO. It is most essential that the nurse assess this patient for which potential complication? 77. After completing chest physiotherapy for a patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the nurse auscultates diminished breath sounds in all lung fields. Which nursing action is appropriate? 78. The nurse teaches pursed-lip exercises to patients with emphysema. What is the purpose of pursed lip breathing? 79. What is necessary for continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) to be most effective for an infant with respiratory distress? The infant must be… 80. Which nursing intervention can help a patient on a ventilator cope with anxiety? 81. Following an auto accident, a patient is brought to the emergency department with right- sided paradoxical movement of the chest wall and complaints of difficulty breathing. Which is the most likely cause of these symptoms? 82. A three-year-old child who has Hodgkin’s disease is administered a Mantoux TB skin test. After 72 hours, a red raised area approximately 11 mm in diameter develops at the test site. What is the nurse’s best interpretation of this result? 83. Which observation indicates an improvement in the condition of a 16-year-old patient who is experiencing an acute asthma attack? 84. Which acid-base disturbance is indicated by a PaCO2 of 52mm/Hg and pH of 7.30? 85. Which nursing intervention is the priority when administering thrombolytic therapy to a patient with a pulmonary embolism? Achieve Page 141


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