NURS 6501: Advanced Pathophysiology Week 4 Quiz 1. A 65-year-old male is diagnosed with chronic pulmonary disease and elevated pulmonary resistance. Which of the following heart failures should the nurse assess for in this patient? Right heart failure 2. What term should the nurse document for a detached blood clot? Thromboembolus 3. A 60-year-old male is diagnosed with cerebral aneurysm. Where does the nurse suspect the cerebral aneurysm is located? Circle of Willis 4.Which condition should cause the nurse to assess for high-output failure in a patient? 5. 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 leftshoulder and his jaw, lasting 2-3 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: Stable angina 6. A 70-year-old female is in the hospital for pelvic fracture. She develops pulmonary thromboembolism. The nurse realizes this embolus is composed of: blood clot 7. A nurse monitors the patient for ________________ when rapid onset of malignant hypertension results: Encephalopathy
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