Adult Respiratory System Sample Questions

1. Which position would be best for the client for respiratory suctioning?
A. Upright position.
B. Low fowler’s position.
C. Supine position.
D. Trendelenburg position.

2. How to position the patient for thoracentesis by the practical nurse?
A. Sitting upright with arms and shoulders supported by a table at the bedside.
B. Semi fowler’s position.
C. If the client cannot sit up, the client lying in bed toward the affected side with head of the bed elevated.
D. Supine position.

3. What blood investigation is necessary to check before thoracentesis?
A. Complete blood picture.
B. Biochemistry.
C. Coagulation studies.
D. Culture.