Fibrosis and calcification of the pericardial layers Correct Answer: b. Fibrosis and calcification of the pericardial layers Question 17 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 18 1 out of 1 points While planning care, the nurse remembers which principle? In valvular _____, the valve opening is constricted and narrowed because the valve leaflets, or cusps, fail to open completely. Selected Answer: c. Stenosis Correct Answer: c. Stenosis Question 19 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 Question 20 1 out of 1 points A 75-year-old obese female presents to her primary care provider reporting edema in the lower extremities. Physical exam reveals that she has varicose veins. Upon performing the history, which of the following is a possible cause for the varicose veins? Selected Answer: b.
Long periods of standing Correct Answer: b. Long periods of standing Question 21 1 out of 1 points A 56-year-old male presents to his primary care provider for a checkup. Physical exam reveals edema, hepatomegaly, and muffled heart sounds. Which of the following is of greatest concern to the nurse? Selected Answer: a. Tamponade Correct Answer: a. Tamponade Question 22 1 out of 1 points A 20-year-old female is being admitted to the hospital with fever and septic shock. Which set of assessment findings would the nurse expect the patient to exhibit? Selected Answer: c. Low blood pressure, tachycardia, generalized edema Correct Answer: c. Low blood pressure, tachycardia, generalized edema Question 23 1 out of 1 points One consequence of switching from aerobic to anaerobic cellular metabolism during shock states is: Selected Answer: a.
Decreased adenosine triphosphate (ATP) production Correct Answer: a. Decreased adenosine triphosphate (ATP) production Question 24 1 out of 1 points A 75-year-old male has severe chest pain and dials 911. Lab tests at the hospital reveal elevated levels of cardiac troponins I and T. Based upon the lab findings, the nurse suspects which of the following has occurred?
- Fall '17
- keisha lovence
- Cardiology, Tachycardia, stenosis, Myocardial ischemia, Aortic regurgitation