Selected Answer: c. Chest pain and shortness of breath Correct Answer: c. Chest pain and shortness of breath Question 15 1 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: d. Blood clot Correct Answer: d. Blood clot
Question 16 1 out of 1 points A 50-year-old male visits the cardiologist for an EKG. Results indicate that he has no PR interval and a variable QRS rate with rhythm irregularity. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis to be recorded on the chart? Selected Answer: b. Atrial fibrillation Correct Answer: b. Atrial fibrillation Question 17 1 out of 1 points Many valvular stenosis and regurgitation disorders in adults have a common etiology. Which of the following conditions should alert the nurse that the patient may have both types of valve dysfunction? Selected Answer: c. Rheumatic fever or heart disease Correct Answer: c. Rheumatic fever or heart disease Question 18 1 out of 1 points A 30-year-old Caucasian female was recently diagnosed with primary hypertension. She reports that she eats fairly well, usually having red meat and potatoes daily. She also reports that her father has hypertension as well. A nurse determines which of the following risk factors is most likely associated with this diagnosis? Selected Answer: d. Genes Correct Answer: d. Genes Question 19 0 out of 1 points When a patient has a massive pulmonary embolism (PE), what complications will the nurse monitor for? Selected Answer: d. Shock and death Correct Answer: a. Damage to the lung microcapillaries Question 20 1 out of 1 points A 50-year-old female received trauma to the chest that caused severe impairment of
the primary pacemaker cells of the heart. Which of the following areas received the greatest damage? Selected Answer: b. Sinoatrial (SA) node Correct Answer: b. Sinoatrial (SA) node Question 21 1 out of 1 points While planning care for a patient with superior vena cava syndrome (SVCS), which principle should the nurse remember? SVCS is a progressive _____ of the superior vena cava (SVC) that leads to venous distention of the upper extremities and head. Selected Answer: b. Occlusion Correct Answer: b. Occlusion Question 22 1 out of 1 points A 65-year-old female presents to the emergency department reporting difficulty swallowing and shortness of breath. A CT scan would most likely reveal an aneurysm in the: Selected Answer: d.
- Fall '17
- keisha lovence
- Pulmonary Hypertension, 54-year-old male