A child is admitted to the hospital with an acute asthma exacerbation. Which of the following assessment findings is most likely to occur?


• During an asthma attack, expiratory wheezes caused by bronchoconstriction are common.

Incorrect answers:

• Stridor is common with croup.

• Fine crackles are usually heard with pneumonia, atelectasis, and fluid overload.

• A split S2 heart sound is normal in children.

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