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19.What is the major cause of cardiac valve disease?a.Rheumatic feverb.Long history of malnutritionc.Drug abused.ObesityANS: ARheumatic fever, a streptococcal infection, is the major cause of cardiac valve disease.
DIF:Cognitive Level: ComprehensionREF:Page 347OBJ:10TOP:Valvular diseaseKEY:Nursing Process Step: ImplementationMSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity20.The patient has a total cholesterol of 190 with a high-density lipid (HDL) of 110 and a low-density lipid (LDL) of 80. The nurse’s reaction is one of:
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DIF:Cognitive Level: AnalysisREF:Page 316, Box 8-1OBJ:6TOP:Lipid studiesKEY:Nursing Process Step: PlanningMSC:NCLEX: Physiological Integrity21.A patient, age 72, was admitted to the medical unit with a diagnosis of angina pectoris. Characteristic signs and symptoms of angina pectoris include:
DIF:Cognitive Level: ComprehensionREF:Page 327, Figure 8-11OBJ:9TOP:Angina pectorisKEY:Nursing Process Step: AssessmentMSC:NCLEX: Physiological Integrity22.A patient admitted to the emergency room with a possible myocardial infarction (MI) has reports back from the laboratory. Which laboratory report is specific for myocardial damage?
DIF:Cognitive Level: ApplicationREF:Page 334OBJ:6TOP:CK-MBKEY:Nursing Process Step: AssessmentMSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity
23.The patient, age 26, is hospitalized with cardiomyopathy. While obtaining anursing history from her, the nurse recognizes that the increased incidenceof cardiomyopathy in young adults who have minimal risk factors for cardiovascular disease is related to which factor(s)?a.Cocaine useb.Viral infectionsc.Vitamin B1deficienciesd.PregnancyANS: ACardiomyopathy caused by cocaine abuse is seen more frequently than ever before. Cocaine also causes high circulating levels of catecholamines,which may further damage myocardial cells, leading to ischemic or dilated cardiomyopathy. The cardiomyopathy produced is difficult to treat. Interventions deal mainly with the HF that ensues.

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