1. According to the
on stress, what does a
person do first when
confronted by stress?
ms to deal
Chapter 08: Nutrition Alterations and Management
1. A patient with poorly controlled diabetes mellitus is to be started on enteral tube feeding.
What type of formula would be most appropriate?
c. Low sodium
d. High fat, low carbohydrate
Chapter 10: Sedation, Agitation, Delirium: Assessment and Management
1. To achieve ventilator synchrony in a mechanically ventilated patient with acute respiratory
distress syndrome (ARDS), which level of sedation might be most effective?
Chapter 02: Ethical Issues
1. The difference between ethics and morals is that ethics
a. is more concerned with the why of behavior.
b. provides a framework for evaluation of the behavior.
c. is broader in scope than morals.
Chapter 07: Sleep Alterations and Management
1. Which stage of NREM sleep is associated with anabolic processes?
In stage N3 sleep, slow waves continue to develop until 50% of the EEG waveforms are slow
Chapter 05: Patient and Family Education
1. A patient is scheduled for a cardiac catheterization this afternoon. The nurse wants to provide
her with some basic information before going in the room to talk about her specific procedure.
Chapter 01: Critical Care Nursing Practice
1. During World War II, _ were developed to care for critically injured patients.
a. intensive care units
c. shock wards
b. triage wards
d. postoperative wards
During World War II, shock wa
Chapter 03: Legal Issues
1. The legal standard of care for a nurse's actions is defined as
a. minimal competency under the Nurse Practice Act.
b. the ability to distinguish what is right or wrong for the patient.
c. the demonstration of sa
Chapter 04: Genetics and Genomics in Critical Care
1. When a genetic variant exists in greater than 1% of the population, it is considered a
a. genetic mutation.
c. genetic deletion.
b. genetic polymorphism.
d. tandem repeat.
Chapter 09: Pain and Pain Management
1. The subjective characteristic implies that pain is
a. an uncomfortable experience present only in the patient with an intact nervous
b. an unpleasant experience accompanied by crying and tach
Pathophysiology Test 1 Study Guide
a. Science of tracking the pattern and occurrence of a disease
a. A deviation from ones normal state of physical, mental, and social well-being, leading to a
loss of homeostasis in the body
Pathophysiology involves the study of functional or physiologic changes in the body
that result from disease processes.
Pathology is the laboratory study of cell and tissue changes associated with disease.
Disease may be defined as a deviation from the no