Posted: September 11th, 2017
Question 16 A 67-year-old female was previously diagnosed with rheumatic heart disease. Tests reveal lipoprotein deposition with chronic inflammation that impairs blood flow from the left ventricle into the aorta. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis recorded on the chart? • Question 17 A 1-month-old infant was diagnosed with truncus arteriosus (TA) with a ventricular septal defect. Which of the following would the nurse also expect? • Question 18 A nurse is teaching staff about endocarditis. Which information should the nurse include? Inflammatory cells have difficulty limiting the colonization of microorganisms in infective endocarditis because the: • Question 19 A nurse recalls the most common cardiac valve disease in the United States, which tends to be most prevalent in young women, is: • Question 20 When a patient with left heart failure starts to have a cough and dyspnea, which principle should the nurse remember? Pulmonary symptoms, common to left heart failure, are a result of: • Question 21 A newborn child has a murmur and cyanosis. An echocardiogram reveals that the tricuspid valve failed to develop and no blood flows between the right atrium and ventricle. What term will the nurse use to describe this condition? Tricuspid: • Question 22 One consequence of switching from aerobic to anaerobic cellular metabolism during shock states is: • Question 23 A 55-year-old male died of a myocardial infarction. Autopsy would most likely reveal: • Question 24 A newborn experiences frequent periods of cyanosis, usually occurring during crying or after feeding. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis the nurse will observe on the chart? • Question 25 Upon assessment of the patient, the nurse finds a widened pulse pressure and throbbing peripheral pulses. Which valve disorder does the nurse suspect? • Question 26 Which of the following lab tests will the nurse check to help diagnose heart failure and provide insight into its severity? • Question 27 A 60-year-old female was diagnosed with mitral stenosis. As a result, the nurse realizes the patient has incomplete emptying of the: • Question 28 A 72-year-old female has a history of right heart failure caused by a right ventricular myocardial infarction. Which of the following symptoms are specifically related to her right heart failure? • Question 29 A 49-year-old male presents to his primary care provider reporting chest pain. EKG reveals ST elevation. He is diagnosed with myocardial ischemia. Which of the following interventions would be most beneficial? • Question 30 A nurse is planning care for a patient in shock. Which principle should the nurse remember? During shock states, glucose uptake is usually:
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