[Answer] A patient is getting discharged from a SNF facility. The patient has a history of severe COPD and PVD. The patient is primarily concerned about their ability to breath easily. Which of the following would be the best instruction for this patient? A: Deep breathing techniques to increase O2 levels. B: Cough regularly and deeply to clear airway passages. C: Cough following bronchodilator utilization D: Decrease CO2 levels by increase oxygen take output during meals.

Answer: (C) The bronchodilator will allow a more productive cough.
A patient is getting discharged from a SNF facility. The patient has a history of severe COPD and PVD. The patient is primarily concerned about their ability to breath easily. Which of the following would be the best instruction for th…

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