Selected Answer: a. Right heart failure Correct Answer: a. Right heart failure Question 22 1 out of 1 points What term should the nurse document for a detached blood clot? Selected Answer: c. Thromboemb olus Correct Answer: c. Thromboemb olus Question 23 1 out of 1 points 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:
Selected Answer: c. Deep veins of the leg Correct Answer: c. Deep veins of the leg Question 24 1 out of 1 points A 50-year-old male with a 30-year history of smoking was diagnosed with bronchogenic cancer. He developed edema and venous distention in the upper extremities and face. Which of the following diagnosis will the nurse observe on the chart? Selected Answer: c. Superior vena cava syndrome (SVCS) Correct Answer: c. Superior vena cava syndrome (SVCS) Question 25 0 out of 1 points A 60-year-old male undergoes surgery for a bone fracture. Which of the following nursing measures would be most effective for preventing pulmonary embolism (PE) in this patient? Selected Answer: c. Check hematocrit and hemoglobin levels frequently during the postoperative period. Correct Answer: b. Prevent deep vein thrombosis formation. Question 26 0 out of 1 points A 50-year-old female presents with a low heart rate and low blood pressure. She is given an intravenous (IV) infusion of fluids. The increase in atrial distension results in:
Selected Answer: c. Release of acetylcholine Correct Answer: d. Increased heart rate Question 27 0 out of 1 points A patient wants to know what causes atherosclerosis. How should the nurse respond? In general, atherosclerosis is caused by: Selected Answer: d. Congenital heart disease Correct Answer: b. Endothelial injury and inflammation Question 28 0 out of 1 points A 54-year-old male is diagnosed with left bundle branch block. Which of the following structures would not receive an electrical impulse? Selected Answer: [None Given] Correct Answer: d. The left ventricle Question 29 0 out of 1 points A 70-year-old female is in the hospital for pelvic fracture. She develops pulmonary thromboembolism. The nurse realizes this embolus is composed of: Selected Answer: [None Given] Correct d.
Answer: Blood clot Question 30 0 out of 1 points A 60-year-old male is diagnosed with cerebral aneurysm. Where does the nurse suspect the cerebral aneurysm is located? Selected Answer: [None Given] Correct Answer: c. Circle of Willis
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