The nurse is caring for an elderly, debilitated client who has been bedridden for an extended period. Which of the following indicates that the client has hypoxia?
2. Productive cough.
4. Pleuritic chest pain.
The predominant clinical finding in elderly or debilitated clients indicating that they have hypoxia is confusion. Fever and chills, productive cough, and pleuritic chest pain could be indicative of a respiratory track infection.
CN: Physiological adaptation; CL: Analyze
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