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Inhalation Injury Quiz


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Increased carbon monoxide in the Hemoglobin is suggestive of which nursing problem?

A. Ineffective breathing pattern

B. Ineffective airway clearance

C. Impaired gas exchange

D. Ineffective tissue perfusion


A recent story of a mother and child being burned alive as they are trapped in their room at second floor is an example of which type of inhalation injury?

A. chemical inhalation injury

B. Thermal inhalation injury

C. Carbon Monoxide inhalation injury

D. Cyanide gas inhalation injury


Which of the following indicates earliest sign of Increased Intracranial pressure?

A. projectile vomiting

B. severe headache

C. altered level of consciousness

D. seizures


Hypoxemia may lead to which of the following problem?

A. Ineffective Airway clearance

B. Impaired gas exchange

C. ineffective tissue perfusion

D. Ineffective breathing pattern


Thermal injury causes edema for how many hours?

A. 1-6 hours

B. 6-12 hours

C. 12 -36 hour

D. 36-48 hours


Carbon monoxide injury causes which of the following, except:

A. coma

B. death

C. visual impairment

D. pneumonia


The nurse noted a purulent sputum on a client with inhalation injury. Which of the following disorder is suggestive of this condition?

A. Pulmonary edema

B. Atelectasis

C. Pulmonary Hypertension

D. Pneumonia


Elevating head of bed resolves problem of which of the following?

A. Ineffective airway clearance

B. impaired gas exchange

C. ineffective breathing pattern

D. ineffective tissue perfusion


Which of the following assessment findings are suggestive of lower airway inhalation injury, but one:

A. dysphagia

B. singed nasal hairs

C. carbonacious sputum

D. wheezes


Steam inhalation causes injury in which of the following?

A. thermal injury

B. supraglottic injury

C. infraglottic injury

D. glottic injury


Which acid base balance usually occurs in inhalation injury?

A. respiratory alkalosis

B. metabolic alkalosis

C. Respiratory acidosis

D. metabolic acidosis


Chemical inhalation injury is due to which of the following?

A. plastic

B. nylon

C. silk

D. clothing


50 % of deaths in relation to inhalation injury are due to:

A. carbon monoxide

B. carbon dioxide

C. carbonate

D. sodium bicarbonate


Thermal injury below larynx is usually:

A. common

B. not common

C. very rare

D. does not occur




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