NUR2755 / NUR 2755 Multidimensional Care IV Final Exam Review | Rated A | LATEST 2021/2022 | Rasmussen College
NUR2755 / NUR 2755 Multidimensional Care IV Final Exam Review | Rated A | LATEST 2021/2022 | Rasmussen College

NUR2755 / NUR 2755

Multidimensional Care IV Final Exam

Review | Rated A | LATEST 2021/2022

| Rasmussen College

1. what are the assessment findings in pneumothorax?

- Sudden dyspnea

- Chest pain

- Feeling of doom/anxiety

- JVD

- Tachy

- Chest petechiae

- ECG changes

- Abnormal heart sounds

2. what are the s/s of flail chest

- paradoxical chest movement

- dyspnea

- cyanosis

- tachycardia

- hypotension

3. how does the patient usually present with flail chest

- anxious

- short of breath

- in pain

4. what are interventions for flail chest

- humidified oxygen

- pain management

- promotion of lung expansion through deep breathing and positioning

- secretion clearance by coughing and tracheal suction

5. can a person with flail chest recover

- manageable with vigilant respiratory care

6. when is mechanical ventilation needed for a patient with flail chest

- respiratory failure

- shock

- severe hypoxemia and hypercarbia

7. nursing care for flail chest

- monitor ABGs

- monitor vitals

8. with flail chest, what causes increase the risk of respiratory failure

- lung contusion

- underlying pulmonary disease

9. how is flail chest usually stabilized

- positive pressure ventilation

10. what interventions are needed for low BP

- fluid replacement

- Trendelenburg

- compression stockings

- medication

11. what causes a high pressure vent alarm

- thick mucus/secretions blocking the airway

- coughing

- biting on tube

- fighting vent

- wheezing

- bronchospasms

- pneumothorax

- displaced tube

- obstruction

- water in vent circuit

12. what causes a low pressure vent alarm

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