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22.Whatisthepathophysiologicmechanism that results in the pulmonaryedema of left-sided heart failure? -a.Increased right ventricular preloadb. Increasedpulmonaryhydrostatic pressurec. Impaired alveolar oxygen andcarbon dioxide exchanged. Increasedlymphaticflowofpulmonary extravascular fluid
23.Which initial physical assessmentfinding would the nurse expect to bepresent in a patient with acute left-sidedheart failure?
24. A patient with chronic heart failurehas atrial fibrillation and a left ventricular
ejection fraction (LVEF) of 18%. Todecrease the risk of complications fromthese conditions, what drug does thenurse anticipate giving?Which diagnostic test is most useful indifferentiatingdyspnearelatedtopulmonary effects of heart failure fromdyspnea to pulmonary disease?26.. Which medication is currentlyapproved only for use with AfricanAmerican patients for hypertension andangina?a.Captopril (Capoter)b.Nitroglycerin (Nitro-Bid)c.Spironolactone (Aldactone)d. Isosorbidedinitrateandhydralazine (BIDII)27.Priority decision: A patient is admittedto the emergency department with acutedecompensated heart failure (ADHF).Which IV medication would the nurseexpect to administer first?28.The patient with chronic heart failureis being discharged with a diuretic, arenin-angiotensin aldosterone system(RAAS) inhibitor and a beta-adrenergicblocker. When received from thepharmacy. which medication should notbe included for this patient?

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