0 a. Clamp the chest tube if there is continuous bubbling in the water seal chamber. The nurse should explain that this breathing technique does which of the following? Talk about how to eliminate environmental triggers that precipitate attack. b. In 2001, all 6 survivors presented for medical care in the “intermediate-progressive” stage [1,3]. Airborne delivery has been the focus of most biological weapon programs because … A nurse in a clinic is reinforcing teaching with a client who is to have a tuberculin skin test. The client who has COPD with emphysema should use pursed-lip breathing when experiencing dyspnea. Routes of Transmission: Inhalation; dermal inoculation; or ingestion through consumption of insufficiently cooked contaminated meat. The nurse will insert an IV orde... Use LEFT and RIGHT arrow keys to navigate between flashcards; Use UP and DOWN arrow keys to flip the card; A nurse in a provider’s office is collecting data from a client who is states he was recently exposed to tuberculosis. 0000004362 00000 n The nurse should hear which of the following findings when auscultating the client’s lung sounds? Anthrax is a rare but serious illness caused by a spore-forming bacterium, Bacillus anthracis. The client reports feeling apprehensive and restless. 0000005554 00000 n %PDF-1.4 %���� The client who has a dry cough has a clinical manifestation found in the prodromal stage of inhalation anthrax. CORRECT. Inhalation Anthrax: An acute illness, or post-mortem examination revealing a prodrome resembling a viral respiratory If a risk of inhalation anthrax cannot be ruled out, prophylaxis … @� *�+��)��@x(����a3��bo�^���&�43H6b�`r�!�����Q�A|G��Q�XC��&u� lc�ְ�5B�1��WS�Ђ),ʍ �LD��P>��)��$!�`�������3�o86m��]���@ׄR�� c`�sH330���E%)i��!� �!p9 Intestinal anthrax This is acquired by ingestion of contaminated raw meat and has an incubation period of one to … Which of the following findings indicates that the nurse should suction the client's airway secretions? Upon our arrival back to SINU, we transferred the patient from the stretcher to the bed, performed a bed bath, and changed the patient’s gown. 0000003356 00000 n b. The client should rest before meals to decrease dyspnea while eating. The nurse should not administer oxygen prior to the blood draw, because the test measures the client’s blood gases when breathing room air. The nurse should apply the nursing process priority-setting framework. a. Population exposure to aerosolized Bacillus anthracis spores is one of the most potentially catastrophic public health emergencies ().The 2001 US anthrax attack, in which inhalation anthrax (IA) affected 11 persons and killed 5, led to multiple mass antimicrobial prophylaxis campaigns and considerable healthcare activity ().Data … The nurse should notify the charge nurse that the client is demonstrating a clinical manifestation of which of the following complications? A nurse on a medical unit is assisting with the care of a client who has a possible closed pneumothorax and significant bruising of the left chest following a motor-vehicle crash. a.Clamp the chest tube if there is continuous bubbling in the water seal chamber. Which of the following findings is a clinical manifestation of pulmonary tuberculosis? b. Each step of the nursing process builds on the previous step, beginning with assessment or data collection. The client who uses pursed-lip breathing breathes in through the nares and out through pursed lips, rather than concentrating on using the diaphragm. Increase oxygen cautiously because the client depends on low oxygen to stimulate breathing. CORRECT. A nurse is reinforcing teaching with a client who has cystic fibrosis and a prescription for daily chest physiotherapy. A bacterium is a very small organism made up of one cell. 0000022297 00000 n ", d. "Lie on your back with your head elevated 30° when resting.". 0000009283 00000 n 0000018077 00000 n Which of the following client findings is an adverse effect of this medication? You will have a pump that delivers pain medication as you need it, so you will have very little pain. Clinical manifestations of pulmonary embolism have a rapid onset. b. Prone with the arms raised over the head, c. Supine with the head of the bed elevated, d. Sitting while leaning forward over the bedside table. 0000007152 00000 n The client who has manifestations of ARDS has a low PaO2 level even with the administration of oxygen. Although it is important for the nurse to review manifestations of respiratory infections with the client, there is another point the nurse should discuss first. Therefore, the client should eat calorie-dense foods first. ANTHRAX CPMP/4048/01, rev. ~\G����M�ѕ�y�C. c. The client coughs and expectorates a large mucous plug. During this stage, it is difficult to distinguish from influenza or pneumonia because there is no sore throat or rhinitis. These premonitory symptoms, known as the prodrome, last … Add to folder[?] Chest physiotherapy does not stimulate the cough reflex; however, the mobilization of secretions can increase the client’s ability to cough up secretions. The client who has a positive tuberculin skin test should have a chest x-ray to rule-out active tuberculosis. CORRECT. The client who has rhinitis is not manifesting findings of inhalation anthrax… Crepitus, also called subcutaneous emphysema, is a coarse crackling sensation that the nurse can feel when palpating the skin surface over the client’s chest. 0000008521 00000 n During the first few days of illness, most people have fever, chills, and fatigue. 0000006914 00000 n 0000004522 00000 n The nurse should instruct the client to rest in the semi-Fowler’s position to prevent aspiration of nasal secretions. Please select the correct language below. A positive test means that the client has been exposed to tubercle bacillus, but it does not mean that the client has an active case of tuberculosis. 0000004272 00000 n Please sign in to share these flashcards. 0000018262 00000 n days from a papular through a vesicular stage into a depressed black eschar with surrounding edema. Night sweats and fevers are clinical manifestations of tuberculosis. Anthrax: Guidelines for action in the event of a deliberate release (3) Health Protection Agency (HPA).Clinical evaluation and management of persons with possible inhalation anthrax ; Last reviewed 01/2018 0000021423 00000 n Historically, inhalational anthrax … 0000002391 00000 n A spore is a cell that is dormant (asleep) but may come to life with the right conditions. Although it is important for the nurse to discuss the client’s medication regimen to ensure understanding of how to use each medication, there is another point the nurse should discuss first. ANTHRAX Bioterrorism Agent Profiles for Health Care Workers Causative Agent: Bacillus anthracis is a spore-forming, rod-shaped gram-positive bacillus. Preoperative care for a patient with appendicitis, the nurse would focus on relieving the pain and preventing infection. Opinions on anthrax WMD have ranged from dire to dismissive (1, 2), but a scientifically rigorous … It can take as long as 60 days after exposure to the anthrax spores for the disease to surface, however, and once the germination begins, the disease progresses very rapidly. Although it is important for a client who has COPD to maintain adequate fluid intake to prevent dehydration and inhibit the production of tenacious secretions, the client should limit intake of water at meal times to reduce the feeling of early satiety. Which of the following points should the nurse plan to discuss first? ��#���$0 Nursing Care Functional residual capacity measures the amount of air in the lungs after normal expiration. In human inhalation anthrax, treatment is started after the onset of fulminant stage because prodromal stage is largely asymptomatic. A nurse is assisting with the plan of care for a client following placement of a chest tube 1 hr ago. It begins with a brief prodrome resembling a viral respiratory illness without rhinorrhea. Difficulty swallowing is an indication of many conditions, including oral cancer. 0000020515 00000 n Which of the following actions should the nurse plan to take? 0000016914 00000 n A pericardial friction rub is a clinical manifestation of rheumatic carditis. There are three stages in anthrax disease progression. a. dry cough b. rhinitis c. sore throat d. swollen … b. When a client has a positive skin test, subsequent skin tests will always be positive. The nurse collects additional data from the client. x�b```b``������������b�,��)2JV2�|��@ 0000005590 00000 n A nurse in an urgent care clinic is collecting data from a client who reports exposure to anthrax. Which of the following recommendations to promote nutritional intake should the nurse include in the plan? The purpose of chest physiotherapy is to loosen the client's secretions and promote drainage of secretions from the lungs. The most common site for withdrawal of arterial blood gases is the radial artery. Hypoxemia after treatment with oxygen is a manifestation of ARDS. Treatment may be successful in the prodromal stage, but by the time respiratory or bacteraemic symptoms develop, treatment may not arrest the disease before a fatal outcome. The rst, incubation, begins at infection. 3 6/7 EMEA 2002 Cutaneous anthrax In non-severe cases where high spontaneous recovery rates have been reported, a 7-10 days oral treatment regimen with the same products and doses as detailed in the tables is recommended. The nurse should use ice to preserve the arterial blood gas specimen during transport to the laboratory. The nurse should ensure the chest tube drainage system is below the level of the chest at all times to facilitate proper drainage by gravity. x���1 0ð4, Assessing or collecting additional data will provide the nurse with knowledge to make an appropriate decision. Apply ice to the site after obtaining the specimen. 0000000016 00000 n d. Release pressure applied to the puncture site 1 min after the needle is withdrawn. 0000017529 00000 n Total lung capacity measures the amount of air the lungs can hold after maximum inhalation. Hand and foot syndrome is an adverse effect of capecitabine, an antineoplastic medication used to treat breast and colorectal cancer. c. Perform active range-of-motion exercises before meals. 0000001647 00000 n The client should have the skin test read in 2 to 3 days. Anthrax spores are naturally present in soil throughout the world, can remain viable for decades, and are highly resistant to adverse conditions such as heat, drought, ultraviolet light, gamma irradiation, and many disinfectants . Rationale: B. Anthrax is an infectious disease caused by a spore-forming bacterium called Bacillus anthracis. If the sample is not placed on ice, the pH and PO2 values can be inaccurate. After incubation comes the onset of flu-like symptoms, including low-grade fever, cough, chills, and chest pains. This condition occurs due to the pleural surfaces rubbing together. Anthrax is caused by exposure to Bacillus anthracis an aerobic, Gram-positive, spore-forming bacterial infection that most commonly infects herbivore mammals. 0000003312 00000 n During this stage, it is difficult to distinguish from influenza or pneumonia because there is no sore throat or rhinitis. Cyanosis of the fingertips is a clinical manifestation of Raynaud’s disease. Inhalation anthrax usually develops within a week after exposure, but may take up to 2 months. 0000019558 00000 n You have created 2 folders. 0000013214 00000 n A dry cough is a clinical manifestation found in the prodromal stage of having inhalation anthrax. Infection in humans most often involves the skin cutaneous anthrax the gastrointestinal tract or the lungs inhalation anthrax. The client who had a pneumonectomy must cough to clear secretions from the remaining lung. [upmc-cbn.org] Unfortunately, the nonspecific clinical presentation is often misinterpreted as a flulike illness and confirmatory microbiologic tests may take up to 24 hours. b. There's no evidence that anthrax is transmitted from person to person, but it's possible that anthrax skin lesions may be c… A client who has an airway obstruction experiences inspiratory stridor, which is a loud crowing-like sound often heard without a stethoscope. Which of the following statements should the nurse make? trailer a. 0000017121 00000 n 0000019763 00000 n Tactile fremitus is a vibration of the chest wall that the nurse can feel when palpating the client’s chest as the client repeats a syllable such as 'nine-nine'. During this stage, it is difficult to distinguish from influenza or pneumonia because there is no sore throat or rhinitis. 0000010086 00000 n The nurse should monitor the client for which of the following acid-base imbalances? An improved clinical staging system for the disease may have prognostic and therapeutic implications. The client should apply cold compresses to his face to decrease swelling. If inhaled, B.anthraciscanbequitelethal,ontheorderof80–90%forthemost virulent strains. c. Discuss with the client about the client's medication regimen. Introducing Cram Folders! Human infection occurs in those with close exposure to infected animal products. The incubation period distribution and the distributions for the prodromal and fulminant stages of the disease allows one to predict when victims will become symptomatic and when they will begin to die after a given exposure, thus allowing one to predict when astute physicians might be able to recognize inhalation anthrax … The client who has a tracheostomy with an inflated cuff in place is unable to speak. Introducing Cram Folders! xref d. Empty the collection chamber and record the amount of drainage every 8 hr. Person-to-person transmission of anthrax … 0000020879 00000 n An area of induration after 48 to 72 hr indicates exposure to the tubercle bacillus. A nurse is assisting the provider to prepare a client for a thoracentesis. Anthrax in humans and animals (fourth edition) (2) Health Protection Agency (HPA) 2010. ", d. "A nurse will use a small lancet to scratch the skin of your forearm before applying the tuberculin substance.". 0000017893 00000 n "If the test is positive, it means you have an active case of tuberculosis. b. Host factors, dose of exposure, and chemoprophylaxis may affect the duration of the incubation period. When preparing a client for a thoracentesis, the nurse should not place the client supine, because it does not position the client for appropriate access for draining accumulated fluid and air. Which of the following findings is an indication of pulmonary embolism? The nurse should assess the need for suctioning every 2 hr and then suction as necessary. Although the client should keep foods on hand for snacking, she should avoid dry and salty foods, which can place her at risk for aspiration and make her mouth dry. A friction rub is a clinical manifestation of pleurisy. 0000007750 00000 n Pain medication reduces pain to a tolerable level; however, it does not necessarily keep the client pain-free. Please upgrade to Cram Premium to create hundreds of folders! which finding is indication of prodromal stage of inhalation anthrax (bacterial infection) dry cough R: during this stage, it is difficult to distinguish from influenza or pneumonia because there is no sore throat or rhinitis It slows the client’s pace of breathing and keeps the airway open on exhalation, making each breath more effective. This is one of the simplest ways to control dyspnea. No rational person can deny the destructive potential of a nuclear bomb as a weapon of mass destruction (WMD). The 2001 US anthrax attack, in which inhalation anthrax (IA) affected 11 persons and killed 5, led to multiple mass antimicrobial prophylaxis campaigns and considerable healthcare activity (2). Clients who hyperventilate often experience this complication. The client should have a chest x-ray to rule-out active tuberculosis. The nurse will inject 0.1 mL of purified protein derivative intradermally to the dorsal aspect of the client’s forearm. Many bacteria can cause disease. 0000021049 00000 n Start studying ATI Med-Surg Respiratory Learning Quiz. 0000020149 00000 n The nurse should auscultate coarse crackles or rhonchi, identify a moist cough, hear or see secretions in the tracheostomy tube, and then suction the client’s airway secretions. Which of the following instructions should the nurse include? 0000019156 00000 n ##Assumes an improved treatment effectiveness compared with the 2001 US anthrax attacks as a result of clinical experience gained in treating inhalation anthrax cases in the United States since and the recent availability of intravenous antitoxin; in addition to the full complement of medical resources used during the … Metabolic acidosis occurs when a client has a decrease in bicarbonate. Keep the chest tube drainage system at the level of the right atrium. Jan. 2018. "You must return to the clinic to have the test read in 2 or 3 days.". 0000005509 00000 n 0000020696 00000 n All types of anthrax have the potential, if untreated, to spread throughout the … In fact, the first reported cases of anthrax, during the mid-1800s, were related to … d. Review the manifestations of respiratory infections. pulmonary anthrax “woolsorter’s disease” gastrointestinal anthrax; Prevention post-exposure prophylaxis 3 doses of anthrax vaccine; 60 days of a single antibiotic ciprofloxacin or doxycycline are first line; Prognosis biphasic nature of pulmonary anthrax prodromal symptoms audio not yet available for this language, {"cdnAssetsUrl":"","site_dot_caption":"Cram.com","premium_user":false,"premium_set":false,"payreferer":"clone_set","payreferer_set_title":"ATI Medical-Surgical: Respiratory","payreferer_url":"\/flashcards\/copy\/ati-medical-surgical-respiratory-9383740","isGuest":true,"ga_id":"UA-272909-1","facebook":{"clientId":"363499237066029","version":"v2.9","language":"en_US"}}. The provider prescribed 100% oxygen by nonrebreather mask after the client reported severe dyspnea. Anthrax spores are about 1–2 μm in diameter, optimal for inhalation and deposition in the alveolar … Inhalation anthrax is considered to be the most deadly form of anthrax. On the basis of the clinical, radiologic, and microbiologic findings of the 11 inhalational anthrax victims in 2001, 3 stages have been identified. The pre-op nurse is the 1st nursing professional most individuals who go through the WSC at St. A’s will work with. A nurse is reinforcing teaching with a client about pulmonary function tests. Cram has partnered with the National Tutoring Association, Risk Factors For Ventilator Associated Pneumonia, Reflection On A Laparoscopic Appendicectomy, Assessment Process For A Head To Assessment Of Infant. The client's airway secretions were last suctioned 2 hr ago. c. "Lie on your back with your head elevated 30° when resting.". A client who has thick sputum production or obstruction from a foreign body has rhonchi, which are dry, low-pitched, snore-like noises produced in the throat. Clients who use bicarbonate of soda as an antacid are at risk for the development of metabolic alkalosis. 0000018624 00000 n Crackles are a clinical manifestation of pneumonia. The client who has a sore throat is not manifesting findings of inhalation anthrax; however, a sore throat is typically seen with colds and influenza. Chest physiotherapy includes percussion, vibration, and promotion of drainage by gravity. A nurse on a medical unit is assisting with the care of a client who aspirated gastric contents prior to admission. The nurse should expect bubbling in the water seal chamber on forced expiration or coughing, which is an indication that the system is working properly. 0000003497 00000 n 0000022504 00000 n When a patient enters the hospital and is in active labor the patient will be transferred into the labor and delivery suite. Find out how you can intelligently organize your Flashcards. Data in the first few days of such an event may be limited, leading to uncertainty regarding the scale of the event and difficulty In each treatment, the nurse draws 300-500cc of blood, which would overall reduce iron. Modeling anthrax The initial stage of inhalation anthrax is the incubation period, during which the individual exhibits no external signs of infection. The nurse should not empty the collection chamber or change the system unless it is almost full. ", b. (L�m�������b��a.A'E�Ij?j Additionally, telling the client not to worry is a barrier to communication and provides false reassurance. This condition occurs when there is fluid in the client’s airways or alveoli. The client who uses pursed-lip breathing breathes in through the nares and out through pursed lips, rather than concentrating on using chest-wall muscles. A nurse is caring for an older adult client who has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and pneumonia. Which of the following actions should the nurse include in the plan of care? The incubation period may be as short as 1 day to 6 weeks. Which of the following tests measures the volume of air the lungs can hold at the end of maximum inhalation? Tracheal deviation is an indication of tension pneumothorax and is fatal if not promptly treated. A nurse is assisting with discharge teaching for a client who is postoperative following a rhinoplasty. "After the surgeon removes the lung, you will not need to cough. A nurse is assisting with the development of a teaching plan about how to prevent an acute asthma attack for a young adult client. The average incubation time is ap-proximately 11 days [5]. b. Rhinitis. 0000005095 00000 n Excessive vomiting also places a client at risk for development of metabolic alkalosis. Before the nurse can formulate a plan of action, implement a nursing intervention, or notify a provider of a change in the client's status, she must first collect adequate data from the client. Anthrax mainly affects livestock and wild game. A nurse is reinforcing preoperative teaching with a client who is to undergo a pneumonectomy. 0000022426 00000 n Anthrax is usually transmitted by bacterial endospores, although vegetative cells might establish infections in some forms of anthrax (e.g., the oropharyngeal form acquired by eating contaminated meat). Clients who have severe diarrhea or kidney failure are at risk for the development of metabolic acidosis. The nurse should instruct the client that which of the following positions will be used for this procedure? After infection anthrax is treated with antibiotics for 60 days. 753 0 obj<>stream Pruritus is an adverse effect of methotrexate, which is used to treat cancer and rheumatoid arthritis. Inhalation anthrax is the most lethal form. The nurse should tape all connections to ensure that the system is airtight and prevent the chest tubing from accidently disconnecting. 0000004317 00000 n The nurse should show the client how to splint her incision to reduce pain when coughing. environmental triggers that precipitate attack. 0000007528 00000 n 0000017708 00000 n 751 0 obj<> endobj Vital lung capacity measures the amount of air the client can exhale after maximum inhalation. Residual volume measures the amount of air in the lungs after forced expiration. Swollen lymph nodes with a swollen edematous lesion can be a clinical manifestation of cutaneous anthrax. endstream endobj 816 0 obj<>/W[1 1 1]/Type/XRef/Index[36 715]>>stream Infection usually develops within a week after exposure, … The perception of anthrax as a WMD, however, is yet unformed in our society and its institutions. The prodromal stage of inhalation anthrax infection can be subdivided into two phases during which the toxins are essential for silencing and altering immune cell functions wherein LT exerts the predominant effect and ET plays a contributing role, as observed in the original experiments of Pezard et al. and more … 0000025174 00000 n 0000004042 00000 n a. Additionally, the nurse should avoid clamping the chest tube unless it becomes necessary to replace the drainage unit or locate an air leak. ", d. "I will show you how to splint your incision while coughing.". ���q��d����$�De��F�\��y7W�����3����N�t,��Q���ˁW�Ó���b2�V 0000018446 00000 n Fever, malaise and lymphadenopathy may accompany the lesion. Early diagnosis facilitated implementation of multi–antimicrobial drug therapy during the intermediate progressive stage, which is associated with increased the survival rate (67% vs. … Animals are mainly thought to become infected when they ingest spores; however, inhalation A friction rub is a scratching or squeaking sound the nurse can hear when auscultating the client’s lungs. d. The client has coarse crackles in the lung fields. 0000017322 00000 n "If the test is positive, you should have another tuberculin skin test in 3 weeks. ", c. "Don’t worry. 0000003802 00000 n Humans can become infected through direct or indirect contact with sick animals. Therefore, the first step the nurse should take is to assess the client’s current knowledge. 0000002516 00000 n A nurse is reinforcing teaching about pursed-lip breathing for a client who has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and emphysema. The client reports severe left chest pain on inspiration. High pressure of the blood in the arteries places the client at risk for hemorrhage from the withdrawal site. Pulmonary function tests are used to examine the effectiveness of the lungs and identify lung problems. products (cutaneous anthrax), ingesting contaminated meat (gas-trointestinal anthrax), and inhalation of anthrax spores. "I'll make sure you get a cough suppressant to keep you from straining the incision when you cough. When preparing a client for a thoracentesis, the nurse should not place the client prone, because it does not position the client for appropriate access for draining the accumulated fluid and air. During incubation, the infected individual experiences no symp-toms and will not know if he has been infected. An adverse effect of cisplatin is ototoxicity, which can cause tinnitus. The client who has rhinitis is not manifesting findings of inhalation anthrax; however, rhinitis is typically seen with colds and influenza. The nurse should apply pressure to the puncture site for 5 to 10 min after the needle is withdrawn. The client who has a dry cough has a clinical manifestation found in the prodromal stage of inhalation anthrax. 0000019358 00000 n A nurse is collecting data from a client who has a prescription for cisplatin IV to treat lung cancer. Dyspnea occurs due to reduced blood flow to the lungs. Infection in humans most often involves the skin (cutaneous anthrax), the gastrointestinal tract, or the lungs (inhalation anthrax). 0000012021 00000 n 0000021234 00000 n 0000004930 00000 n Chest physiotherapy does not dilate the bronchioles; however, aerosol bronchodilators are often administered to the client to facilitate mobilizing secretions from larger airways. ATI respiratory questionA nurse is developing a teaching plan for a client about preventing ... A nurse in an urgent care clinical is collecting data from a client who reports exposure to anthrax. A client who has pneumothorax experiences severely diminished or absent breath sounds on the affected side. 0000003574 00000 n Although it is important for the nurse to discuss how to eliminate environmental triggers that precipitate asthma attacks, there is another point the nurse should discuss first. The client should open his mouth when sneezing to reduce straining on the incisional site. A new staging system for inhalation anthrax was proposed that divides the prodromal period into early and intermediate progressive stages . These symptoms may be accompanied by cough, shortness of breath, chest pain, and nausea or vomiting, making inhalation anthrax difficult to distinguish … Hallucinations are an adverse effect of asparaginase, which is an antineoplastic medication used to treat acute lymphocytic leukemia. The client who had a pneumonectomy must cough to clear secretions from the remaining lung. The nurse should instruct the client that which of the following is the purpose of these treatments? The client who has COPD often experiences early satiety. A nurse is caring for a client who has a tracheostomy with an inflated cuff in place. d. Keep saltine crackers nearby for snacking. Pursed-lip breathing releases trapped air in the lungs and prolongs exhalation to slow the breathing rate. 0000019960 00000 n Crackles, which are sometimes called rales, are wet popping sounds the nurse can hear when auscultating the client’s lungs. The client who has ARDS will have clear breath sounds because edema occurs in the interstitial spaces and not in the airway. 0000011797 00000 n ", b. <]>> Although this client's temperature is not within the expected reference range, it is not a clinical manifestation of ARDS. 0000018986 00000 n The symptoms of anthrax depend on the type of infection and can take anywhere from 1 day to more than 2 months to appear. From the incubation stage, an infected individual progresses to the prodromal … Tachycardia is a clinical manifestation of pulmonary embolism. We'll bring you back here when you are done. However, once airway secretions are mobilized and expectorated, the client might be able to breathe deeper. 0000016701 00000 n b. We weren't able to detect the audio language on your flashcards. Inhalation anthrax starts primarily in the lymph nodes in the chest before spreading throughout the rest of the body, ultimately causing severe breathing problems and shock. 0000013413 00000 n The nurse can use the nursing process to plan client care and prioritize nursing actions. This improved breathing pattern moves carbon dioxide out of the lungs more efficiently. [journals.lww.com] Therefore clinicians should be aware of the possibility of cases of inhalation anthrax… 751 66 "Take aspirin 650 milligrams by mouth for mild pain. The nurse should ensure that circulation to the hand is adequate from the ulnar artery in case the radial artery is injured from the blood draw. by ninanez, a. Hyperventilate the client with 100% oxygen prior to obtaining the specimen. The patient received some postoperative Fentanyl for pain relief. Find out how you can intelligently organize your Flashcards. A nurse is assisting with the plan of care for a client who has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and is malnourished. 0000022360 00000 n Respiratory alkalosis occurs when a client exhales too much carbon dioxide. If the client does not return to have the test read within 72 hr, another skin test is necessary. c. "A nurse will use a small lancet to scratch the skin of your forearm before applying the tuberculin substance.". Which of the following findings is an indication of the prodromal stage of anthrax? Increase intake of water at meal times. CBN Report Nov 8 2005: An Improved Clinical Staging System for Inhalational Anthrax, D Lucey MD, Experience with victims of the anthrax attacks of 2001 suggests that patients present in three, rather than two, distinguishable clinical stages. A nurse is assisting with the care for a client who had a chest tube inserted 12 hr ago. Increased tactile fremitus is a clinical manifestation of pneumonia. The nurse notes a crackling sensation upon palpation of the skin on the right side of the client's chest. startxref Which of the following findings is a clinical manifestation of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)? A client who has asthma experiences an expiratory wheezing during an acute asthma attack. Which of the following information should the nurse include? 0000012398 00000 n 0000002289 00000 n Early-prodromal: The first stage consists of nonspecific symptoms such as fever, dyspnea, cough, headache, vomiting, chills, weakness, abdominal pain, and chest … Description Anthrax is a serious disease caused by Bacillus anthracis, a bacterium that forms spores. After infection, anthrax is treated with antibiotics for 60 days. Chest therapy does not encourage deep breaths. When preparing a client for a thoracentesis, the nurse should not position the client lying flat on the affected side, because it does not allow access for draining the accumulated fluid and air. When preparing a client for a thoracentesis, the nurse should have the client sit on the edge of the bed and lean forward over the bedside table because this position maximizes the space between the client’s ribs and allows for aspiration of accumulated fluid and air. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, ... a nurse in an urgent care clinical is collecting data from a client who reports exposure to anthrax; which of the following findings is an indication of prodromal stage of inhalation anthrax? Anorexia and weight loss are clinical manifestations of tuberculosis. Rationale: B. Anthrax is an infectious disease caused by a spore-forming bacterium called Bacillus anthracis. The client should avoid taking aspirin, because it increases the risk of bleeding by decreasing platelet aggregation. 0000020328 00000 n Determine the client’s perception of the disease process and what might have triggered the current attack. Crepitus indicates an air leak into the subcutaneous tissue, which is often a clinical manifestation of a pneumothorax. The nurse identified initial signs of inadequate oxygen on the patient and placed a simple face oxygen mask on her. Respiratory acidosis is a common complication of COPD. There are three types of anthrax: skin (cutaneous) lungs (inhalation… The client states, "I am afraid it will hurt to cough after the surgery." 0000018802 00000 n The client who uses pursed-lip breathing prolongs exhalation, rather than increasing oxygen intake on inhalation. %%EOF c. Tape all connections between the chest tube and drainage system. Inhalation Anthrax Inhaled anthrax typically begins showing symptoms in seven to 10 days, although it could be as early as two to three days. 0000002093 00000 n A nurse on a medical-surgical unit is caring for a client who is postoperative following a hip replacement surgery. 0000010972 00000 n Metabolic alkalosis occurs when a client has an excess of bicarbonate. The nurse should check the client's airway after coughing and only suction the client's secretions, if the client is able to cough and expectorate secretions. The last case in the UK was in the 1970s. ", c. "You must return to the clinic to have the test read in 2 or 3 days. c. Check the circulation in the client’s ulnar artery prior to obtaining the specimen. Which of the following findings is an indication of the prodromal stage of inhalation anthrax? It is not necessary to place ice to the withdrawal site. A nurse is preparing to assist a provider to withdraw arterial blood from a client’s radial artery for measurement of ABG. 0000006385 00000 n The client who has ARDS will manifest hyperpnea, which is an increased rate and depth of breathing, and indicates the presence of an increase in the work of breathing. This complication occurs because clients who have COPD are unable to exhale carbon dioxide due to a loss of elastic recoil in the lungs.