Correct Answer: d. Bacteria must enter the bloodstream. Question 24 1 out of 1 points A nurse is teaching staff about endocarditis. Which information should the nurse include? Inflammatory cells have difficulty limiting the colonization of microorganisms in infective endocarditis because the: Selected Answer: c. Microorganisms are sequestered in a fibrin clot. Correct Answer: c. Microorganisms are sequestered in a fibrin clot. Question 25 1 out of 1 points A 10-year-old male presents with fever, lymphadenopathy, arthralgia, and nose bleeds. He is
diagnosed with rheumatic heart disease. While planning care, which characteristic changes should the nurse remember? Selected Answer: b. Antigens that bind to the valvular lining, triggering an autoimmune response Correct Answer: b. Antigens that bind to the valvular lining, triggering an autoimmune response Question 26 1 out of 1 points When a patient asks the nurse what is the most common cause of myocardial ischemia, which statement is the correct response? The most common cause of myocardial ischemia is: Selected Answer: c. Atherosclerosis Correct Answer: c. Atherosclerosis Question 27 1 out of 1 points 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: Selected Answer: a. Bacteria Correct Answer: a. Bacteria Question 28 0 out of 1 points
A 50-year-old male was admitted to the intensive care unit with a diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction (MI). He is being treated for shock. His cardiopulmonary symptoms include low blood pressure, tachycardia, and tachypnea. His skin is pale and cool. The primary cause of his shock is most likely: Selected Answer: d. Decreased afterload due to vasodilation Correct Answer: b. Decreased cardiac contractility Question 29 1 out of 1 points A newborn baby is severely cyanotic. An echocardiogram reveals transposition of the great arteries. A nurse assesses for which of the following, as it usually occurs with this defect? Selected Answer: b. The aorta leaving the right ventricle Correct Answer: b. The aorta leaving the right ventricle Question 30 0 out of 1 points A 60-year-old female was diagnosed with mitral stenosis. As a result, the nurse realizes the patient has incomplete emptying of the: Selected Answer: c. Left atrium Correct Answer: d. Left ventricle Question 31
1 out of 1 points A newborn is diagnosed with congenital heart disease. Which of the following intrauterine factors should the nurse focus on during the history that could have caused this disorder? Selected Answer: c. Viral infection Correct Answer: c. Viral infection Saturday, June 29, 2019 3:01:11 PM EDT OK
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- Fall '17
- keisha lovence
- Cardiology, left ventricle, Myocardial ischemia, Aortic regurgitation