Question 131 out of 1 pointsA 30-year-old Caucasian female was recently diagnosed with primary hypertension. She reports that she eats fairly well, usually having red meat and potatoes daily. She also reports that her father has hypertension as well. A nurse determines which of the following risk factors is most likely associated with this diagnosis? Question 141 out of 1 pointsAn 80-year-old female is in the hospital for a bone fracture. While there she develops a large, nonlethal pulmonary embolus. Which of the following is a direct result of the obstruction to pulmonary blood flow? Question 151 out of 1 pointsA 50-year-old male visits the cardiologist for an EKG. Results indicate that he has no PR interval and a variable QRS rate with rhythm irregularity. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis to be recorded on the chart?
Question 161 out of 1 pointsA patient wants to know what causes atherosclerosis. How should the nurse respond? In general, atherosclerosis is caused by: Question 171 out of 1 pointsA 65-year-old male presents for a routine checkup. A blood pressure check reveals a systolic pressure of 160 mm Hg and a diastolic pressure of 70 mm Hg. Which of the following is the most likely cause ofthis type of pressure elevation? Question 181 out of 1 pointsWhen a patient has a massive pulmonary embolism (PE), what complications will the nurse monitor for? Question 19 1 out of 1 points
A 60-year-old male undergoes surgery for a bone fracture. Which of the following nursing measures would be most effective for preventing pulmonary embolism (PE) in this patient?
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- Fall '17
- keisha lovence
- Correct Answer, Atherosclerosis