A patient is admitted to the hospital for respiratory distress. The nurse suspects pneunomia because of the presence of which of the following?

Bronchophony
Dyspnea
Fever

Explanation

Signs and symptoms of pneumonia include fever, productive cough, dyspnea, increased respiratory rate, and chills. Bronchophony indicates consolidation of the lung tissue, such as pneumonia. The remaining answer choices do not describe the common symptoms of pneumonia.

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