TMC Practice Exam A + B Questions and Answers 2023
1. A 52 year-old post-operative cholecystectomy patient's
breath sounds become more coarse upon completion of
postural drainage with percussion. The respiratory therapist
A. Continuing the therapy until breath sounds improve. B.
administering dornase alpha.
C. administering albuterol therapy.
D. deep breathing and coughing to clear secretions.: D. deep
breathing and coughing to clear secretions.
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2. A healthy adult female can exhale what portion of her
forced vital capacity in the first second?: 70%
3. Following cardiac surgery, a 55 year-old patient has the
results: pH 7.50, PaCO2 30 torr, PaO2 62 torr, HCO3 25 mEq/L,
SaO2 92%, HB
14 g/dL, BE +2. Venous blood gas results are pH 7.39, PvCO2
43 torr, PvO2
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