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1

What Are the three disorders that make up COPD?

Asthma, bronchitis, emphysema

2

What are the signs/ symptoms of COPD?

SOB with activity, wheezing, productive coaugh, cyanosis

3

What would the ABG of a client with COPD show?

Hypoxemia

4

What does the chest of a client with COPD look like?

Barrel chest

5

What would the fingers of a client with COPD look like?

Clubbed

6

Due to SOB with activity clients may experience ____ _____ because of difficulty eating.

Weight loss

7

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

8

A client with COPD should not receive 02 by NC greater than ___

2 LPM

9

To control SOB, the ____ ____ _____ technique should be taught

pursed lip breathing

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