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barry barry
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John has undergone surgery and has developed pneumonia. He also has a history of emphysema. Which symptoms and signs would the nurse expect to find?
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1. The patient may have dyspnea.
2. The patient may have hypoxemia because of increased secretions in the lungs.
3. The patient may use his accessory muscles to assist breathing.
4. The patient may have a productive cough.
5. The patient's breath sounds may have crackles.
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