8.5 Learning Activities

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Learning Activities

(Answers to “Learning Activities” can be found in the “Answer Key” at the end of the book.  Answers to interactive activity elements will be provided within the element as immediate feedback.)

  1.  You are providing care for Mrs. Jones, an 83-year-old female patient admitted to the medical-surgical floor with worsening pneumonia. Upon auscultation of the patient’s lung fields, you note scattered crackles and diminished breath sounds throughout all lung fields. Mrs. Jones requires 4L O2 via nasal cannula to maintain an oxygen saturation of 94%. You have constructed a nursing care diagnosis of Ineffective Breathing Pattern. What nursing interventions might you consider to help improve the patient’s breathing pattern?
Gas Exchange Case Study[1]

  1. “Gas Exchange Case Study” by Susan Jepsen for Lansing Community College is licensed under CC BY 4.0/footnote] [h5p id="99"]
Question mark shape inside a circle shape Test your knowledge using these NCLEX Next Generation-style questions. You may reset and resubmit your answers to these questions an unlimited number of times.[footnote]“Chapter 8 Assignment 1” by Tami Davis for OpenRN is licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0


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