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Chapter 14 / Exercise 14.67
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9.The nurse is caring for a child with a diagnosis of Kawasaki disease. The child’s parent asks the nurse, “How does Kawasaki disease affect my child’s heart and blood vessels?” On what understanding is the nurse’s response based?a.Inflammation weakens blood vessels, leading to aneurysm.b.Increased lipid levels lead to the development of atherosclerosis.c.Untreated disease causes mitral valve stenosis.d.Altered blood flow increases cardiac workload with resulting heart failure.ANS: AInflammation of vessels weakens the walls of the vessels and often results in aneurysm.
DIF:Cognitive Level: ComprehensionREF:Page 617OBJ:12TOP:Kawasaki DiseaseKEY:Nursing Process Step: ImplementationMSC:NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Physiological Adaptation10.The nurse explained how to position an infant with tetralogy of Fallot if the infant suddenly becomes cyanotic. Which statement by the father leads the nurse to determine he understood the instructions?
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DIF:Cognitive Level: ApplicationREF:Page 610, Figure 26-3OBJ:4TOP:Tetralogy of FallotKEY:Nursing Process Step: EvaluationMSC:NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Basic Care and Comfort11.The parent of a 1-year-old child with tetralogy of Fallot asks the nurse, “Why do my child’s fingertips look like that?” On what understanding does the nurse base a response?
DIF:Cognitive Level: ComprehensionREF:Page 609-610OBJ:4TOP:Tetralogy of FallotKEY:Nursing Process Step: ImplementationMSC:NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Physiological Adaptation

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