Flashcards in Chronic Obsrtuctive Pulmonary Disorder Deck (9)
What Are the three disorders that make up COPD?
Asthma, bronchitis, emphysema
What are the signs/ symptoms of COPD?
SOB with activity, wheezing, productive coaugh, cyanosis
What would the ABG of a client with COPD show?
What does the chest of a client with COPD look like?
What would the fingers of a client with COPD look like?
Due to SOB with activity clients may experience ____ _____ because of difficulty eating.
Why must you assess the amount of 02 your COPD client receives?
COPDers keep a high level of C02 in their blood; breathing is controlled by this fact
A client with COPD should not receive 02 by NC greater than ___