4.A patient’s QRS complex is becoming increasingly wider. What is occurring within the heart muscle that is reflected on this tracing?a.The ventricles are repolarizing.b.Atrial repolarization is occurring.c.Ventricular depolarization is prolonged.d.The atria depolarize and the impulse at the AV node is delayed.5.A patient with shortness of breath has a heart rhythm of 46 beats per minute. Whichmedication should the nurse anticipate being prescribed for this patient?6.A patient is in normal sinus rhythm with prolonged PR intervals. What treatment should the nurse expect to be prescribed for this patient?
7.A patient is admitted for treatment of pericarditis. For which additional health problem should the nurse expect the patient to be evaluated?8.During an assessment a patient describes experiencing chest pain with exercise that disappears with rest. For which health problem should the nurse plan care for this client?a.Stable anginab.Variant anginac.Unstable anginad.Prinzmetal’s angina9.A patient is diagnosed with an abdominal aneurysm measuring 5 cm. Which teaching material should the nurse prepare for this patient?10. A patient is being evaluated for chest pain in the emergency department. Which laboratory test is the best to determine if this patient has experienced an acute myocardial infarction?11. The nurse is caring for a patient experiencing cardiogenic shock. Which medication should the nurse expect to be prescribed to improve this patient’s cardiac output?
12. A patient has a heart rate of 132 beats per minute. What should the nurse assess to help determine the reason for this rate? Select all that apply.a.Muscle toneb.Temperaturec.Urine outputd.Bowel soundse.Blood pressure
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