a. Severe anemia 16. A 28-year-old female presents with severe chest pain and shortness of breath. She is diagnosed with pulmonary embolism, which most likely originated from the: a. Deep veins of the leg 2
NURS 6501N- 13 Advanced Pathophysiology Week 4 Quiz 17. A 65-year-old female presents to the emergency department reporting difficulty swallowing and shortness of breath. A CT scan would most likely reveal an aneurysm in the: a. Thoracic artery 18. A 59-year-old female is diagnosed with left ventricle failure. If a decrease in kidney perfusion occurs, the nurse knows this would ultimately cause: a. Increased systemic vascular resistance 19. A 65-year-old male is diagnosed with chronic pulmonary disease and elevated pulmonary vascular resistance. Which of the following heart failures should the nurse asses for in this patient? a. Right heart failure 20. An 82-year-old female was admitted to the hospital with confusion and severe hypotension. Her body’s compensatory mechanisms are increased heart rate, vasoconstriction, and movement of large volumes of interstitial fluid to the vascular compartment. What kind of shock does the nurse suspect the patient is experiencing? a. Hypovolemic 21. A 75-year-old female has been critically ill with multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) for longer than a week and has developed a severe oxygen supply and demand imbalance. The statement that best describes this imbalance is which of the following? a. The reserve has been exhausted, and the amount of oxygen consumed depends on the amount the circulation is able to deliver.
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- Pulmonary Hypertension