Nicholas Jones, a 64-year-old, retired teacher, has a two-pack-a-day tobacco his

Nicholas Jones, a 64-year-old, retired teacher, has a two-pack-a-day tobacco his

Nicholas Jones, a 64-year-old, retired teacher, has a two-pack-a-day tobacco history and a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Today, he presents to the emergency department in respiratory distress with retracting respirations of 26 breaths/min, BP is 154/76 mm Hg, pulse is 120 beats/min, and temperature is 98.6◦F.
His skin color is pale gray, his chest is barrel-shaped, and he uses accessory muscles to breathe; he appears anxious and is sitting in a tripod position. His nail beds are bluish in color; his oxygen saturation by pulse oximetry is 72%.
Chest auscultation reveals wheezes and decreased-to-absent breath sounds in bilateral bases. Hyperresonance is noted upon chest wall percussion. Chest x-ray showed atelectasis bilaterally in the bases. Mr. Colin coughs with minimal amounts of clear sputum.
Please address the following in at least 500 words using 2 scholarly reliable sources.What findings from the given scenario represent abnormal objective data?
Identify one nursing diagnosis.
Provide one short-term goal for the nursing diagnosis you identified.
Provide one non-pharmacologic intervention for the nursing diagnosis you identified.
Include an evidence-based reason for your intervention.

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