Chapter 25Level 6Central venous pressure is measured in which heart chamber? The nurse accompanies a client to an exercise stress test. The client can achieve the target heart rate, but the electrocardiogram indicates ST-segment elevation. Which procedure will the nurse prepare the clientfor next?The nurse is assessing the client's cardiovascular system. The client asks the nurse why the nurse presses on the toenails. Which is the bestreply by the nurse?The nurse is reviewing the laboratory results for a client with heart failure. Which laboratory value will the nurse report to the healthcare provider? The nurse observes a client during an exercise stress test (bicycle). Which finding indicates a positive test and the need for further diagnostic testing? The nurse is auscultating a client’s heart sounds and notes a murmur atthe left fourth intercostal space and lateral to the sternum. At which cardiac valve would the nurse document this murmur? The nurse is performing an assessment of a clients peripheral pulses and indicates that the pulse quality is +1 on a scale of 0-4. What does this documented finding indicate? The nurse is administering an Amiodarone drip for a client that developsa ventricular dysrhythmia after having a myocardial infarction (MI). Whatis the best indication that the medication is having the desired effect? A nurse is preparing a client for an exercise stress test the following morning. Which client statement indicates a need for additional teaching?
The client states, "My doctor says that because I am now taking this water pill, I need to eat more foods that contain potassium. Can you give me some ideas about what foods would be good for this?" What is the appropriate response by the nurse? The nurse caring for a client who is suspected of having cardiovascular disease has a stress test ordered. The client has a co-morbidity of multiple sclerosis, so the nurse knows the stress test will be drug-induced. What drug will be used to dilate the coronary arteries?