Clinical Nursing Skills
Quiz 23 :
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A patient in respiratory distress enters the emergency department.The patient denies a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).The nurse anticipates a prescription for oxygen delivered by which method to achieve the highest possible concentration of oxygen?
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A patient is admitted to the emergency department after a motor vehicle accident.The patient is unconscious and has a broken jaw,a broken nose,and facial lacerations.The patient's breath sounds are diminished,and the health care provider suspects atelectasis.Frequent suctioning is required to clear the airway.Oxygen saturation levels range from 70% to 75%.The nurse recognizes that this patient most likely will have which type of ventilatory device prescribed?