9. A patient complains of a one-week history of fever, cough, and purulent sputum. The the patient’s lungs notes greatly diminished breath sounds in one area is probably an area of consolidation. What statement this situation? nurse listening to of the left lung and concludes that it reflects that the nurse has a good understanding of The patient probably has TB, since he is coughing up blood. The diagnosis is probably lobar pneumonia, which is consistent with having a. b. consolidated area of lung tissue. The nurse will prepare to help the physician insert a chest tube to reinflate the left C. lung, as the patient probably has a pneumothorax. d. It is likely that the patient has chronic bronchitis and has developed cor pulmonale. A patient with a medical history of CHF presents to her health care provider complaining of PND, 2-pillow orthopnea, DOE, and hemoptysis. She most likely has primary pulmonary hypertension. noncardiogenic pulmonary edema. cardiogenic pulmonary edema. pleural effusion. 10. a. b. c. d. 11. A patient has overdosed with heroin. He is unconscious and his RR is 8. Which of the following set of blood gases is most likely, given this information alone? pH 7.25; PO2= 70; PCO2 50; HCO3= 24. pH-7.49; PO2= 90; PCO2= 25 ; HCO3 25 pH 7.20; PO2 80; PCO2 38; HCO3 18. pH 7.37; PO2 85; PCO2 36; HCO3 26 a. b. C. d. 12. The correct answer above is called respiratory acidosis metabolic acidosis a. b. respiratory alkalosis. metabolic alkalosis C. d.