Selected Answer:c. Superior vena cava syndrome (SVCS)Correct Answer:c. Superior vena cava syndrome (SVCS)
Question 171 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?Selected Answer:a. Pulmonary hypertensionCorrect Answer:a. Pulmonary hypertensionQuestion 181 out of 1 pointsA 50-year-old male is diagnosed with orthostatic hypotension. Which of the following symptoms would he most likely experience?Selected Answer:d. Syncope and faintingCorrect Answer:d. Syncope and faintingQuestion 191 out of 1 pointsA 68-year-old female is experiencing left heart failure. Physical exam reveals elevated blood pressure. The nurse understands this is most likely caused by:Selected Answer:a. Sympathetic nervous system compensation for decreased cardiac outputCorrect Answer:a. Sympathetic nervous system compensation for decreased cardiac outputQuestion 201 out of 1 pointsA 52-year-old male presents with pooling of blood in the veins of the lower extremities and edema. The diagnosis is chronic venous insufficiency, and an expected assessment finding of this disorder is:Selected Answer:b. Skin hyperpigmentationCorrect Answer:b. Skin hyperpigmentationQuestion 211 out of 1 points
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?Selected Answer:d. The reserve has been exhausted, and the amount of oxygen consumed depends on the amount the circulation is able to deliver.Correct Answer:d. The reserve has been exhausted, and the amount of oxygen consumed depends on the amount the circulation is able to deliver.Question 221 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 of this type of pressure elevation?Selected Answer:b. Rigidity of the aortaCorrect Answer:b. Rigidity of the aortaQuestion 231 out of 1 pointsA 50-year-old female received trauma to the chest that caused severe impairment of the primary pacemaker cells of the heart. Which of the following areas received the greatest damage?
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