In order to bring the ventricular apex closer to the chest wall when assessing the point of maximal impulse (PMI), ask the patient to:
The tonsillar, submandibular, and submental nodes drain the lymphatic fluid from portions of the
When screening a patient for peripheral arterial disease (PAD), one risk factor would include a history of
Heart sounds produced by turbulence due to a temporary increase in blood flow in predisposing conditions, such as hyperthyroidism, is considered
A patient complains of a tight, bursting pain in the calf that increases with walking. Elevation of the leg sometimes relieves the pain. These symptoms may be consistent with:
On assessment, which one of the following symptoms would be noted as a compensatory response to chronic hypoxia?
A patient describes chest pain as persistent, sharp, and knife-like. These symptoms are more characteristic of
The horizontal superficial inguinal lymph nodes are located in the anterior thigh below the inguinal ligament and drain lymphatic fluid from all of these areas except
When assessing the heart rate of a healthy 13-month-old child, which one of the following sites is the most appropriate for this child?
To assess the murmur of aortic insufficiency, position the patient
A child presents with fever of 102.5 F for the past five days.Kawasaki disease is suspected if which of the following groups of symptoms is present?
The great saphenous vein enters the deep venous system by way of the
A patient describes chest pain as pressing, squeezing, and tight lasting between 1 and 3 minutes. These symptoms are morecharacteristic of
A bruit heard in the epigastric area with both systolic and diastolic components is suggestive of
Tissue ischemia is usually observed when assessing a patient with peripheral artery disease (PAD). What other symptom could be assessed?
A patient complains of some pain in the distal portions of her fingers on both hands.She states that it tends to occur more frequently with exposure to cold. These symptoms may be consistent with
A patient presents with chest pain that radiates to the left side of the neck and down the left arm when he chops wood.This type of pain could be suggestive of
The amplitude of the pulse in a patient in cardiogenic shock would most likely appear:
Characteristic symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency may include which one of the following?
Children presenting with congenital heart defects that result in right to left shunting would most likely exhibit which of the following symptoms?
The ankle-brachial index is a screening test used to assess a person’s risk for:
A disease that may present as indigestion, but is precipitated by exertion and relieved by rest is most likely
In order to assess for varicosities in the lower extremities, position the patien
The four classic structural defects of Tetralogy of Fallot include
A 68-year-old man with uncontrolled hypertension presents with sudden, intense left lower abdominal pain that radiates to the back. The pain is associated with a tearing sensation. These findings are MOST likely associated with
Symptoms of orthostatic hypotension include all of the following except
When auscultating the heart, a scratchy, continuous murmur is audible during atrial systole and ventricular systole and diastole.This finding may be indicative of a
In older adults, the presence of heart sound S4 suggest
A patient with cirrhosis develops portal hypertension as indicated by the presence of
The anterior cervical lymph node chain is located anterior and
The axillary lymph nodes drain lymphatic fluid from all of the following areas except the
The lymphatic ducts drain into the
The patient has had an internal pacemaker in place for five years.Pacemaker failure is being considered because over the past few days, the patient has been experiencing episodes of
Why would a newborn with patent ductus arteriosus receive a prostaglandin inhibitor (indomethacin)?
In older adults, the presence of heart sound S3 suggests
Enlarged or tender lymph nodes are most often associate with
Pain with walking or prolonged standing, radiating from the spinal area into the buttocks, thighs, lower legs, or feet, may be seen with
A heart rate of 100-180 beats per minute in an adult is …..
When auscultating the point of maximal impulse (PMI), apex of the heart, in an adult, the stethoscope is place at the
When auscultating the heart, the displacement of the point of maximal impulse (PMI) is greater than 10 cm lateral to themidsternal line. This finding is consistent with:left
A finding suggestive of an inflamed lymph node would be one that is
The posterior auricular lymph nodes drain lymphatic fluid from the
Which of the following group of symptoms would be suggestive of an infant experiencing a congenital heart defect associated with decreased pulmonary blood flow pattern?
What heart sounds are heard during auscultation of a man with Marfan syndrome who has a ….mitral valve prolapse?
Deep cervical lymph nodes drain lymphatic fluid from the
A patient complains of increased pain in the calf muscles and buttocks especially after walking or riding his bicycle.He states that the pain stops after he sits still for about 2-3 minutes. This condition may be associate with
A male patient states that he has difficulty breathing when he is lying down but when he sits up, it improves. This is a classic description of
The external iliac lymph nodes drain lymphatic fluid from the following areas except the
A disparity between the brachial and femoral pulses in a 4-month-old could indicate
The sacral lymph nodes receive lymphatic fluid from all the following except the
When auscultating the apex of the heart in an 8-year-old, the bell of the stethoscope should be placed at the
To auscultate the heart sounds arising from the pulmonic valve in an adult patient, place the stethoscope
Enlargement of which lymph nodes would be suggestive of metastasis from a thoracic or abdominal malignancy?
In an adult patient, auscultate the sounds arising from the mitral valve by placing the stethoscope
Symptoms of acrocyanosis in the newborn include
The anterior mediastinal lymph nodes drain lymphatic fluid from the
When auscultating the heart for aortic insufficiency, ask the patient to
Presence of a heart murmur in a child would be consider organic if the child
A condition that usually presents with numbness or tingling in the distal portions of one or more fingers aggravate by cold oremotional stress may be associate with
Right atrial pressure can be determine by
While examining the heart, a pansystolic, blowing murmur is audible over the left sternal border with radiation to the right of the sternum. The intensity increase with inspiration. This finding is characteristic of
While auscultating the patient’s heart, a medium, soft murmur is audible. It is pansystolic and heard loudest at the apex with radiation to the left axilla. These findings are consistent with
To assess aortic pulsations in patients with carotid obstruction, assess the pulse using the
A condition that presents with symptomatic limb ischemia upon exertion is termed
Men between the ages of 40 and 64 years should be screened yearly for
The thoracic lymph duct drains lymphatic fluid from all the following areas except the
A patient complains of pain in the arch of the foot sometimes relieved by rest. Occasionally, he experiences intermittent painin the toes, especially at rest. Exercise aggravates the pain in the arch.History reveals he smokes approximately a half pack of cigarettes per day.These symptoms may be consistent with
When auscultating the heart of a 50-year-old patient, a soft murmur is audible in the left second and third intercostal spaces and radiates to the left shoulder and neck. Also noted is a crescendo-decrescendo pitch to the murmur. This finding could be consistent with
A sudden, tearing, sharp pain that begins in the chest and radiates to the back or into the neck is usually associated with
When auscultating heart sounds arising from the aortic valve in an adult patient, place the stethoscope
A twelve-month-old has a history of heart failure related to his congenital heart defect.He is receiving Aldactone (Spironolactone), enalapril (Vasotec), furosemide (Lasix), and acetaminophen (Tylenol).The infant’spotassium level is 3.1 meq/l. Which medication is most likely decreasing his potassium level?
To auscultate the tricuspid valve heart sounds in an adult patient, place the stethoscope
The posterior auricular lymph node is located
A 5-year-old child presents with complaints of fever and headache. Examination reveals a heart rate of 157 beats/minute,respiratory rate of 40 breaths/minute, B/P 108/54, and a temperature of 102.6F. The increased heart rate is most likely related to
When auscultating the heart of a 55-year-old patient, a loud murmur with a thrill is audible in the right second intercostalspace that radiates to the carotid arteries. Also note is a crescendo-decrescendo pitch audible at the apex.The murmur is …..best with the patient sitting and leaning forward. This finding is consistent with
When auscultating the heart; S1 sound, is locate at the apex of the heart and signifies
Which lymph nodes receive lymphatic fluid from the stomach, duodenum, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas?
Pain or cramping of the legs that occurs during exertion and is relieve by rest is term
A third heart sound (S3) is audible in a forty-five-year old. This S3 sound may be
When performing a cardiovascular assessment on a healthy 2-year-old child
Warning signs of peripheral artery disease may include all of the following except nsg 6020 apea
A pediatric patient presents with erythema marginatum, chorea, and a heart murmur. These symptoms are consistent with
Causes of orthostatic hypotension in older adults may include all of the following except nsg 6020 apea
A three-week-old infant presents with a generalized lacy, reticulated blue discoloration of the skin. This is suggestive of
When assessing a 3-year-old African American child, the most likely cause of black, dusky mucous membranes is related to
The preauricular lymph node is located
By placing the ball of the examiner’s hand firmly on the chest, the examiner would be checking for
The hemodynamic changes resulting from structural defects in children can lead to heart failure. The most common reason for these changes is related to nsg 6020 apea
Assessment findings in a newborn at birth include: irregular respirations without crying, heart rate of 105 beats/minute, grimaces with reflex stimulation, kicking of both feet, and moving of both arms.The body and face are pink and hands and feet are cyanotic. What is the APGAR score?
A patient complaints of a sharp, knifelike pain that begins in the chest and radiates to the tip of the shoulder and to the neck. This type of chest pain is suggestive of
An otherwise healthy two-year-old presents with a heart rate that varies with inspiration and expiration. Which statement is true?
The tonsillar lymph node is located:
Widened pulse pressure (PP) is define as systolic blood pressure (SBP)
A widened pulse pressure greater than or equal to 60 in an older patient is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, stroke, and
Which of the following symptoms would necessitate the need for further evaluation in the newborn?
The occipital lymph node is located:
The preauricular nodes drain lymphatic fluid from the
Absent or diminished pulses in the wrist could be indicative of nsg 6020 apea
The posterior chest wall and portions of the arms are draine by which group of lymph nodes?
A patient suspected of having chronic venous insufficiency, may present with
The right lymph duct drains lymphatic fluid from all the following areas except the
The infraorbital or maxillary, buccinator, and supramandibular lymph nodes drain lymphatic fluid from the
Characteristic symptoms of chronic arterial insufficiency may include which one of the following?
A patient states that the only way he can sleep at night is to use several pillows or to sleep upright in a recliner.This sleep pattern is most consistent with
The internal iliac lymph nodes drain lymphatic fluid from the nsg 6020 apea
The supraclavicular lymph nodes are located
The superior and inferior mesenteric lymph nodes drain lymphatic fluid from the
NSG 6020 APEA Cardiovascular Disorder
1. In order to bring the ventricular apex closer to the chest wall when assessing the point of maximal impulse (PMI), ask the patient to: ....................
2. The tonsillar, submandibular, and submental nodes drain the lymphatic fluid from portions of the: ..................
3. When screening a patient for peripheral arterial disease (PAD), one risk factor........................