NCLEX RN Practice Question # 655

NCLEX Examination.

Practice Question # 655.


Supplemental oxygen delivery systems:

  • Nasal cannula for low flow: Used for the client with chronic airflow limitation and for longterm oxygen use.
  • Nasal high-flow(NHF) respiratorytherapy:Used for hypoxemic clients in mild to moderate respiratory distress.
  • Simple face mask: Used for short-term oxygen therapy or to deliver oxygen in an emergency.
  • Venturi mask: Used for clients at risk for or experiencing acute respiratory failure.
  • Partial rebreather mask: Useful when the oxygen concentration needs to be raised; not usually prescribed for a client with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Nonrebreather mask: Most frequently used for the client with a deteriorating respiratory status who might require intubation.
  • Tracheostomy collar and T-bar or T-piece:Tracheostomy collar is used to deliver high humidity and the desired oxygen to the client with a tracheostomy; the T-bar or T-piece is used to deliver the desired FiO2 to the client with a tracheostomy, laryngectomy, or endotracheal tube.
  • Face tent: Used instead of a tight-fitting mask for the client who has facial trauma or burns.

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