Nursing the person with deteriorating health


1. Salbutamol is which of the following?

  • A2 antagonist
  • B2 agonist
  • A1 receptor
  • B2 antagonist
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2. What is the calculation for minimum urine output if the paitent weights 90kg?

  • 45ml
  • 30ml
  • 90ml
  • 90kg

3. what is recorded in the Glasgow Coma Scale?

  • Motor response, Verbal response and eye movement
  • Pupil reaction and vital signs
  • level of consciousness and vital signs
  • ECG results

4. What is the recommended treatment for someone with type 1 respiratory failure?

  • Oxygen therapy
  • Non-invasive ventilation
  • Artificial ventilation
  • Deep breathing

5. A patient with a chronic respiratory condition has a respiratory rate 28 of breaths a minute. His PO2 is below 8 kPa and the PCO2 is above 6.5 kPa. His C02 level is continuing to rise. What is the most appropriate therapy for this patient?

  • Positive pressure ventilation using a ventilator
  • No action is required: you should wait and see if the patient deteriorate further.
  • Non invasive positive pressure ventilation using a face mask
  • Ventilation using a bag valve mask


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