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Question 1
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When performing a therapist-driven protocol (TDP), the severity assessment determines:

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A

the frequency of performing a treatment modality.

B

the baseline dyspnea index.

C

the number of hospital days covered by the insurance carrier.

D

how urgently the physician wants the patient treated.

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Question 2
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A TDP can be started after:

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A

the nurse finishes his or her assessment.

B

the treatment option is selected.

C

a physician's order for the TDP is received.

D

authorization is received from the patient's insurance carrier.

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Question 3
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Postural drainage, percussion, and vibration are part of what TDP?

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A

Lung expansion protocol

B

Bronchopulmonary hygiene therapy protocol

C

Aerosolized medication therapy protocol

D

Oxygen therapy protocol

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Question 4
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Multiple Choice

When a patient has acute MI, which of the following protocols should the respiratory therapist initiate?

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A

Hyperinflation therapy protocol

B

Oxygen therapy protocol

C

Bronchopulmonary hygiene therapy protocol

D

Aerosolized medication therapy protocol

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Question 5
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According to the aerosolized medication therapy protocol, the respiratory therapist may select medications from all of the following categories EXCEPT _____ agents.

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A

antiinflammatory

B

sympathomimetic

C

parasympatholytic

D

antimicrobial

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Question 6
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Which of the following protocols would be indicated when a patient with increased alveolar-capillary membrane thickening has increased opacity on the chest radiograph, bronchial breath sounds, and a dull percussion note?

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A
Aerosolized medication protocol
B
Lung expansion protocol
C
Oxygen therapy protocol
D
Bronchopulmonary hygiene protocol
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