14. A 28-year-old female presents with severe chest pain and shortness of breath. She is diagnosed with pulmonary embolism, which most likely originated from the: deep veins 15. A 68-year-old female is experiencing left heart failure. Physical exam reveals elevated blood pressure. The nurse understands this is most likely caused by: sympathetic 16. When a patient has a massive pulmonary embolism (PE), what complications should the nurse monitor for? Damage to the lung microcapillaries 17. A 62-year-old male presents to his primary care provider reporting chest pain at rest andwith exertion. He does not have a history of coronary artery disease and reports that thepain often occurs at night. He is most likely experiencing which type of angina? 18. A 56-year-old male is diagnosed with coronary artery disease. Which of the following modifiable risk factors would the nurse suggest the patient change? Smoking cigarettes 19. 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? 20. A patient wants to know what causes atherosclerosis. How should the nurse respond? In
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