December 10, 2011

Weekend NCLEX Questions Challenge!

Correct Answer: 2, 5 & 6

1: Habitual cigarette smoking is a risk factor for pneumonia
2: CORRECT | Underlying lung disease is a risk factor. CF causes chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
3: Hyposecretion of adrenal hormones, not a risk factor
4: Not a risk factor
5: CORRECT | Pain of fractured rib causes shallow breathing pattern
6: CORRECT | Clients of advanced age are at risk to develop pneumonia. Bedrest decrease lung expansion