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PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Application REF: 384 OBJ: 5 (theory) TOP: Auscultating for Murmur KEY: Nursing Process Step: Assessment MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance 13. When using a 0 to 4+ scale to grade pulse quality, how should the nurse record a normal volume pulse? a. 1+ b. 2+ c. 3+ d. 4+ ANS: C A 0 to 4+ scale for grading pulse quality is as follows: 0 Absent, +1 Weak, thready, +2 Light volume, +3 Normal volume, and +4 Full, bounding. The nurse should be aware of the type of scale used in different facilities. MEDICAL SURGICAL NURSING CONCEPTS AND PRACTICE 3RD EDITION DEWIT TEST BANK
PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF: 385, Box 17-2 OBJ: 5 (theory) TOP: Recording Pulse Quality KEY: Nursing Process Step: Assessment MSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Basic Care and Comfort 14. The nurse is caring for a patient with a blood pressure of 140/90, an apical pulse of 82, and a radial pulse of 76. Which value indicates that the nurse accurately calculated the patient’s pulse pressure? 6
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PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Application REF: 371 OBJ: 5 (theory) TOP: Pulse Pressure KEY: Nursing Process Step: Assessment MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance 15. The nurse is caring for a 50-year-old patient who complains of tingling in his toes. Which other assessment finding would cause the nurse to suspect arterial insufficiency?
NURSINGTB.COM PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Application REF: 386 OBJ: 5 (theory) TOP: Arterial Insufficiency: Signs KEY: Nursing Process Step: Assessment MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance

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