December 18, 2011

NCLEX-RN Practice Question Challenge!

Correct Answer: 4

1: Seen with CNS involvement, not hypoxemia
2: Pulses will increase with hypoxemia
3: Not related to hypoxemia, seen with electrolyte imbalances - especially calcium
4: CORRECT | Confusion and agitation suggest hypoxemia. Nurse should assess for hypoxemia and manually ventilate with 100% oxygen. Other indications include cyanosis, anxiety, tachycardia and increased respiratory rate