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NURSINGTB.COM Chapter 17: The Cardiovascular System deWit: Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts & Practice, 3rd Edition MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. The nurse is educating a female patient with a family history of coronary artery disease (CAD) about risk factors and prevention of heart disease in women. Which information is most important for the nurse to include? PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: 372-373 OBJ: 2 (theory) TOP: Heart Disease in Women KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance 2. In a blood pressure of 120/80, what does the “80” indicate? PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF: 371 OBJ: 1 (theory) TOP: Diastolic Pressure: Definition KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Physiological Adaptation 3. The nurse is caring for a patient on lisinopril (Zestril). The patient asks how this medication affects blood pressure. Which response best explains the medication’s effects? MEDICAL SURGICAL NURSING CONCEPTS AND PRACTICE 3RD EDITION DEWIT TEST BANK