Nursing Care Related to the Respiratory System.
Paragraphs 2-1 through 2-50.
After completing this lesson, you should be able to:
Describe the components of the respiratory
Describe the physiology of respiration.
Describe the mechanics of respiration.
Describe the factors involved in an accurate
State the purposes of percussion.
Describe the procedure used to administer
Explain the purpose of incentive spirometry.
Name one method used in the nursing
management of epistaxis.
Identify the types of devices used to administer
oxygen to a patient.
2-10. Describe the steps for suctioning the
nasopharynx or oropharynx.
2-11. Describe the steps for endotracheal suctioning.
2-12. State three reasons for endotracheal intubation.
2-13. List the postoperative nursing management
considerations for a patient undergoing
tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy.