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1:  All of the following are signs of adequate breathing EXCEPT:
A: audible breath sounds on both sides of the chest.
B: nasal flaring.
C: pink, warm, dry skin.
D: respiratory rate of 18 breaths per minute.

2:  Accumulation of fluid in the alveoli is known as:
A: croup.
B: pneumonia.
C: pulmonary edema.
D: bronchitis.

3:  What type of respiratory disease presents with the patient breathing through pursed lips?
A: Emphysema
B: Asthma
C: Pulmonary edema
D: Pneumonia

4:  What type of lung sound would you typically hear in a patient with asthma?
A: Rales
B: Clear
C: Wheezing
D: Absent

5:  What type of lung sounds would you expect to hear in a patient with a pulmonary thromboembolism?
A: Rales
B: Clear
C: Wheezing
D: Absent

6:  A patient who is hyperventilating is best treated with which of the following EXCEPT:
A: supplemental oxygen.
B: coached ventilations.
C: breathing into a paper bag.
D: psychological support.

7:  You are assessing a patient having respiratory difficulty. She is sitting up, leaning forward, with her palms flat on the bed. What position is she sitting in?
A: Semi-Fowler's
B: Tripod
C: Prone
D: Recumbent

8:  A patient who is coughing up thick, green, or brown sputum would indicate the patient has what type of respiratory disease?
A: Emphysema
B: Asthma
C: Pulmonary edema
D: Pneumonia

9:  Which of the following respiratory patterns is defined as periods of rapid and slow respirations alternating with periods of apnea?
A: Tachypnea
B: Cheyne-stokes respirations
C: Kussmaul respirations
D: Apneustic respirations

10:  Stridor is defined as a:
A: harsh, high-pitched, barking sound.
B: fine, crackling sound.
C: coarse, rattling sound.
D: whistling sound.

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