Module 7 Post Quiz.docx - Module 7 Post Quiz(HA 1 The sac that surrounds and protects the heart is called the pericardium 2 When listening to heart

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Module 7 Post Quiz (HA) 1. The sac that surrounds and protects the heart is called the: pericardium 2. When listening to heart sounds, the nurse knows the valve closures that can be heard best at the base of the heart are: Aortic and pulmonic 3. During an assessment of a 68-year-old man with a recent onset of right-sided weakness, the nurse hears a blowing, swishing sound with the bell of the stethoscope over the left carotid artery. This finding would indicate: Blood flow turbulence 4. While counting the apical pulse on a 16-year-old patient, the nurse notices an irregular rhythm. His rate speeds up on inspiration and slows on expiration. What would be the nurse’s response? No further response is needed because sinus arrythmia can occur normally 5.Which of these findings would the nurse expect to notice during a cardiac assessment on a 4-year-old child? Murmur at the second left intercostal space when supine 6. The mother of a 10-month-old infant tells the nurse that she has noticed that her son becomes blue when he is crying and that the frequency of this is increasing. He is also not crawling yet. During the examination the nurse palpates a thrill at the left lower sternal border and auscultates a loud systolic murmur in the same area. What would be the most likely cause of these findings? Tetralogy of fallot 7. The nurse is assessing the apical pulse of a 3-month-old infant and finds that the heart rate is 135 beats per minute. The nurse interprets this result as: Normal for this age
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  • Summer '16
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  • Calculus, Tetralogy of Fallot, pulse, intercostal space, nurse notices

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