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Health Assessment- Findings for Chest & Lung Sherpath Quiz (answered) updated

Question 1 of 24 Which tracing represents the rate and rhythm of normal breath sounds on inspection? 1. A  Normal breath sounds are expected to be regular and at a rate of 12-20 per minute. 2. B  Increased difficulty of getting air out is air trapping and is considered an abnormal finding. 3. C  Breathing faster than 20 breaths per minute is tachypnea, an abnormal finding. 4. D  Breathing slower than 12 breaths per minute is bradypnea, an abnormal finding. Question 2 of 24 On inspection, the nurse expects the anterior-posterior diameter of the chest to be roughly __ the transverse diameter. (Express your answer in decimals and with a leading zero, if required.) 0.5  The anterior-posterior diameter of the chest should be half the transverse diameter. Question 3 of 24 The expected rate at which a healthy patient breathes is 10 to __ respirations per minute. 20  A healthy patient would be expected to breathe 12 to 20 respirations per minute. Question 4 of 24 Which finding regarding the quality of the tactile fremitus is considered normal on palpation of the chest? 1. Absent  Decreased or absent fremitus is an abnormal finding and may be caused by excess air in the lungs. 2. Coarse/rough  Coarse or rough fremitus is an unexpected finding and may be caused by the presence of fluids or a tumor in the lungs. 3. Bilateral symmetry  The tactile fremitus should be bilaterally symmetric. 4. Tremulous and gentle  Tremulous and gentle fremitus is unexpected and may occur with lung consolidations and some inflammatory and infectious processes.

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