NCLEX RN Practice Question # 828

NCLEX Examination.

Practice Question # 828.


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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease A disease state characterized by pulmonary airflow obstruction that is usually progressive, not fully reversible, and sometimes accompanied by airway hyperreactivity. Airflow obstruction may be caused by chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema. In chronic hypercapnia, the stimulus to breathe is a low PO2 instead of an increased PCO2.

Clubbing is an abnormal enlargement in the distal phalanges seen in the fingers.

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