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Flashcards in COPD Deck (12):
1

What is an obstructive lung disorder?

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2

What should the nurse consider when giving oxygen to the patient with an
obstructive lung disorder and why?

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3

What are nursing management issues related to obstructive disorders?

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4

How does a nurse know when a person is experiencing respiratory failure?

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5

What does it mean to be in acute respiratory failure?

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6

What are the cardiac consequences of long-term COPD?

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7

What are key nursing care issues for a person with an endotracheal tube?

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8

What are appropriate interventions for a person with COPD who is showing signs of
respiratory failure?

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9

At what point do nurses intervene with an altered SpO2?

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10

What are the parameters that indicate the need for intubation?

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11

What needs to be done to prepare for intubation?

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12

How do nurses assess for correct placement of an endotracheal tube immediately
after the intubation?

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