Pediatric Respiratory Nursing Care Quiz

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What type of breathers are infants?

Obligate nose breathers

Why are infants more prone to airway obstruction?

They have very small nasal passages

What is the predominant type of breathing in children less than 7 years old?

Abdominal breathing

At what level does the trachea bifurcate in children?

Third thoracic vertebra

What is the main function of surfactant in the alveoli?

Inhibits alveolar collapse

Test your knowledge on nursing care for children with respiratory disorders in this quiz. Learn about assessment, nursing diagnosis, and common respiratory illnesses in children.

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