The nurse assesses that the home health patient has

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6.The nurse assesses that the home health patient has no signs or symptoms of heart failure, but does have a history of rheumatic fever and has been recently diagnosed with diabetes mellitus.The nurse is aware that using the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) staging, this patient would be a:a.stage A.b.stage B.c.stage C.d.stage D.ANS: AThe ACC/AHA staging describes stage A as a person without symptoms of heart failure, but with primary conditions associated with the development of the disease.
DIF:Cognitive Level: AnalysisREF:Page 340, Box 8-3OBJ:9TOP:Heart failureKEY:Nursing Process Step: AssessmentMSC:NCLEX: Physiological Integrity7.The nurse caring for a patient recovering from a myocardial infarct who is on remote telemetry recognizes the need for added instruction when the patient says:
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DIF:Cognitive Level: ApplicationREF:Page 314OBJ:6TOP:Remote telemetryKEY:Nursing Process Step: EvaluationMSC:NCLEX: Physiological Integrity8.The nurse assesses pitting edema that can be depressed approximately inch and refills in 15seconds. The nurse would document this assessment as:
DIF:Cognitive Level: AnalysisREF:Page 340, Table 8-5OBJ:9TOP:Pitting edemaKEY:Nursing Process Step: AssessmentMSC:NCLEX: Physiological Integrity9.What do dark or “cold” spots on a thallium scan indicate?
DIF:Cognitive Level: ApplicationREF:Page 314OBJ:6TOP:Thallium scanKEY:Nursing Process Step: PlanningMSC:NCLEX: Physiological Integrity

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