Vasodilation caused by a decrease in sympathetic stimulation Correct Answer: d. Vasodilation caused by a decrease in sympathetic stimulation Question 16 0 out of 1 points 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? The pain occurs when: Selected Answer: a. Cardiac output has fallen below normal levels. Correct Answer: b. The myocardial oxygen supply has fallen below demand. Question 17 1 out of 1 points A newborn is suspected of having coarctation of the aorta. Which of the following assessments would aid in diagnosis? Selected Answer: d. Weak or absent femoral pulses Correct Answer: d. Weak or absent femoral pulses Question 18
1 out of 1 points A 28-year-old female presents to the ER reporting severe chest pain that worsens with respirations or lying down. She has a fever, tachycardia, and a friction rub. Based upon the assessment findings, the nurse determines the patient is experiencing: Selected Answer: a. Acute pericarditis Correct Answer: a. Acute pericarditis Question 19 1 out of 1 points A nurse is explaining the function of the heart. Which is a correct response by the nurse? A function of the pericardium is to: Selected Answer: a. Provide a barrier against extracardial infections. Correct Answer: a. Provide a barrier against extracardial infections. Question 20 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 21 1 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: b. Decreased cardiac contractility Correct Answer: b. Decreased cardiac contractility Question 22 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.
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- Fall '17
- keisha lovence
- Cardiology, left ventricle, right heart failure, Aortic regurgitation