21. A 30-year-old female presents to her primary care provider with fever, cardiac murmur, and petechial skin lesions. She is diagnosed with infective endocarditis. When the patient wants to know what caused the disease, what is the nurse’s best response? The most likely cause of the disease is: 22. An infant undergoes an echocardiogram for a suspected heart defect. Tests reveal an opening in the middle of the atrial septum. What term would the nurse use to describe this defect? 3
NURS 6501N- 13 Advanced Pathophysiology Week 5 Quiz 23. A newborn experiences frequent periods of cyanosis, usually during crying or after feeding. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis the nurse will observe on thechart? 24. One consequence of switching from aerobic to anaerobic cellular metabolism during shock states is: 25. A newborn is suspected of having coarctation of the aorta. Which of the following assessments would aid in diagnosis? 26. A nurse is teaching staff about endocarditis. Which information should the nurse include? Inflammation cells have difficulty limiting the colonization of microorganisms in infective endocarditis because the: 27. A 75-year-old male has severe chest pain and dials 911. Lab tests at the hospital reveal elevated levels of cardiac troponins I and T. Based upon the lab findings, the nurse suspects which of the following has occurred? 28. A 60-year-old female had a myocardial infarction. She was brought to the hospital 30 minutes later. She survived, but now the nurse is providing care for impaired ventricular function because: 29. A 51-year-old male presents with recurrent chest pain on exertion. He is diagnosed with angina pectoris. When he asks what causes the pain, how should the nurse respond? Thepain occurs when: 30. Which of the following lab tests will the nurse check to help diagnose heart failure and provide insight into its severity? 4
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- Fall '17
- keisha lovence
- left ventricle, stenosis, primary care provider