By William V Wojciechowski
This exam evaluation publication presents a personalised learn plan for applicants getting ready for the nationwide Board for respiration Care (NBRC) Entry-Level exam. It provides an exhaustive evaluate of the attempt matrix, together with over 850 questions and analyses in response to the 1998 NBRC Entry-Level exam Matrix. A bankruptcy on test-taking ideas is designed to construct self-confidence, discusses while and the way to bet, and explains the right way to imagine "the NBRC way." every one query encompasses a keyed solution, distinct research in regards to the query, and a listing of references for extra examine. certain scoring varieties can be found through the publication to help applicants in comparing strengths and weaknesses, and for assessing development whereas operating throughout the e-book. each one query can be associated with a selected exam matrix merchandise permitting applicants to familiarize yourself with the attempt matrix. A timetable can be integrated to assist the applicants arrange the time and actions.
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PRESSURE (cm H2O) 31. A patient, wearing a full face mask while receiving noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV) for ventilatory failure caused by pneumonia, is experiencing difficulty swallowing. Which of the following actions would be most suitable for the CRT to take at this time? 20 liters, what is the percent predicted FEV1? 0 A. B. C. D. – 74% 81% 86% 100% TIME (sec) 36. Which of the following actions should be taken by the CRT in an effort to decrease the aerosol output of a jet nebulizer?
The patient complains of severe pain in the incisional area and difficulty obtaining a deep breath. Upon auscultation of the patient’s chest, it is determined that the patient’s breath sounds are bilaterally diminished. Which mode of therapy would be appropriate for the CRT to recommend at this time? A. No therapy is needed—her breath sounds are diminished because of pain. B. Administer IPPB, followed by CPT. 32 C. Administer metaproterenol sulfate via a smallvolume nebulizer. D. Have the patient perform incentive spirometry and coughing maneuvers.
D. Continue with the intubation procedure while holding open-ended oxygen tubing with a flow of 5 L/min. near the patient’s mouth. Figure 2-5: ECG pattern of an unresponsive, pulseless patient who is monitored 34 Chapter 2: Pretest 61. A patient is being evaluated for weaning from mechanical ventilation. Which of the following criteria indicate that the patient may be ready for weaning? I. a P(A-a)O2 gradient of 380 mm Hg after breathing 100% oxygen II. a vital capacity of 30 ml/kg III. 65 IV. a maximum inspiratory pressure of –38 cm H2O A.