Nursing > Exam > NURS 6501 Week 4 quiz,100% CORRECT (All)
When a nurse checks the patient for orthostatic hypotension, what did the nurse have the patient do? • Question 2 1 out of 1 points Most cases of combined systolic and diastolic hype... rtension have no known cause and are documented on the chart as _____ hypertension. • Question 3 1 out of 1 points A 52-year-old female is diagnosed with coronary artery disease. The nurse assesses for myocardial: • Question 4 1 out of 1 points A patient wants to know what causes atherosclerosis. How should the nurse respond? In general, atherosclerosis is caused by: • Question 5 1 out of 1 points A 62-year-old male presents to his primary care provider reporting chest pain at rest and with exertion. He does not have a history of coronary artery disease and reports that the pain often occurs at night. He is most likely experiencing which type of angina? • Question 6 1 out of 1 points While planning care for a patient with superior vena cava syndrome (SVCS), which principle should the nurse remember? SVCS is a progressive _____ of the superior vena cava (SVC) that leads to venous distention of the upper extremities and head. • Question 7 1 out of 1 points A 70-year-old female is in the hospital for pelvic fracture. She develops pulmonary thromboembolism. The nurse realizes this embolus is composed of: • Question 8 1 out of 1 points What term should the nurse document for a detached blood clot? • Question 9 1 out of 1 points Many valvular stenosis and regurgitation disorders in adults have a common etiology. Which of the following conditions should alert the nurse that the patient may have both types of valve dysfunction? • Question 10 1 out of 1 points A 50-year-old male with a 30-year history of smoking was diagnosed with bronchogenic cancer. He developed edema and venous distention in the upper extremities and face. Which of the following diagnosis will the nurse observe on the chart? • Question 11 1 out of 1 points A 65-year-old male is diagnosed with chronic pulmonary disease and elevated pulmonary vascular resistance. Which of the following heart failures should the nurse assess for in this patient? • Question 12 1 out of 1 points Which of the following findings in the patient with Raynaud disease would indicate a need for further teaching? • Question 13 1 out of 1 points A 65-year-old female presents to the emergency department reporting difficulty swallowing and shortness of breath. A CT scan would most likely reveal an aneurysm in the: • Question 14 0 out of 1 points When a patient has a massive pulmonary embolism (PE), what complications will the nurse monitor for? • Question 15 1 out of 1 points A 65-year-old male presents for a routine checkup. A blood pressure check reveals a systolic pressure of 160 mm Hg and a diastolic pressure of 70 mm Hg. Which of the following is the most likely cause of this type of pressure elevation? • Question 16 1 out of 1 points A 30-year-old Caucasian female was recently diagnosed with primary hypertension. She reports that she eats fairly well, usually having red meat and potatoes daily. She also reports that her father has hypertension as well. A nurse determines which of the following risk factors is most likely associated with this diagnosis? • Question 17 1 out of 1 points Which characteristic changes should the nurse keep in mind while caring for a patient with left heart failure? As left heart failure progresses: • Question 18 1 out of 1 points A 52-year-old male presents with pooling of blood in the veins of the lower extremities and edema. The diagnosis is chronic venous insufficiency, and an expected assessment finding of this disorder is: • Question 19 1 out of 1 points Which condition should cause the nurse to assess for high-output failure in a patient? • Question 20 1 out of 1 points A 50-year-old female received trauma to the chest that caused severe impairment of the primary pacemaker cells of the heart. Which of the following areas received the greatest damage? • Question 21 1 out of 1 points A 50-year-old male visits the cardiologist for an EKG. Results indicate that he has no PR interval and a variable QRS rate with rhythm irregularity. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis to be recorded on the chart? • Question 22 1 out of 1 points A nurse monitors the patient for _____ when rapid onset of malignant hypertension results. • Question 23 1 out of 1 points A 50-year-old female presents with a low heart rate and low blood pressure. She is given an intravenous (IV) infusion of fluids. The increase in atrial distension results in: • Question 24 1 out of 1 points A 51-year-old male is at the health clinic for an annual physical exam. After walking from the car to the clinic, he developed substernal pain. He also reported discomfort in his left shoulder and his jaw, lasting 2 to 3 minutes and then subsiding with rest. He indicates that this has occurred frequently over the past few months with similar exertion. The nurse suspects he is most likely experiencing: • Question 25 1 out of 1 points A 52-year-old male is diagnosed with primary hypertension. He has no other health problems. Present treatment would cause the nurse to anticipate administering which drug to the patient? • Question 26 1 out of 1 points A 75-year-old female has been critically ill with multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) for longer than a week and has developed a severe oxygen supply and demand imbalance. The statement that best describes this imbalance is which of the following? • Question 27 1 out of 1 points A 60-year-old male undergoes surgery for a bone fracture. Which of the following nursing measures would be most effective for preventing pulmonary embolism (PE) in this patient? • Question 28 1 out of 1 points A 60-year-old male presents to his primary care provider reporting chest pain. He is diagnosed with atherosclerosis. This disease is caused by: • Question 29 1 out of 1 points A 68-year-old female is experiencing left heart failure. Physical exam reveals elevated blood pressure. The nurse understands this is most likely caused by: • Question 30 1 out of 1 points A 54-year-old male is diagnosed with left bundle branch block. Which of the following structures would not receive an electrical impulse? [Show More]
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