48. During a client assessment, the nurse notes the costal angle is greater than 90° degre and anterior/posterior lateral chest ratio 1:1 (barrel shaped) which disorder does the nu consider that this client might have? A. Pneumonia B. Croup C. Mild asthma (D). Chronic Bronchitis 49. The nurse detects a possible irregularity in the rhythm of a client’s radial pulse. What should be the nurse’s next step? A. Count the client’s apical pulse for a full minute B. Use a stethoscope to check the brachial pulse C. Count the radial pulse again for 15 seconds and multiply by 4. D. Record this as normal for the client. 50. A nurse needs to assess a client’s bowel sounds. When should the nurse perform this task? A. After palpating and or percussion abdomen B. It is the first technique used in the assessment of the abdomen C. Before percussing or palpating the abdomen. D. After assessing for kidney tenderness.