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Course: NCLEX-RN > Unit 1

Lesson 1: NCLEX-RN questions

NCLEX-RN questions on chronic bronchitis 2


The healthcare provider is caring for a patient who has chronic bronchitis. The patient’s vital signs are stable and the most recent blood gas shows a pH of 7, point, 4 and start text, P, a, C, O, end text, start subscript, 2, end subscript of 45, start text, m, m, H, g, end text. The patient’s oxygen saturation is noted to be 85, percent. When considering the oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve, what is the healthcare provider’s estimate of the patient’s partial pressure of oxygen?
  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3, slash, 5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7, slash, 4
  • a mixed number, like 1, space, 3, slash, 4
  • an exact decimal, like 0, point, 75
  • a multiple of pi, like 12, space, start text, p, i, end text or 2, slash, 3, space, start text, p, i, end text
start text, m, m, H, g, end text .