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Question 1

A 28-year-old female presents to the ER reporting severe chest pain that worsens with respirations or lying down. She has a fever, tachycardia, and a friction rub. Based upon the assessment findings, the nurse determines the patient is experiencing:

Selected Answer:
a. 
Acute pericarditis

Correct Answer:
a. 
Acute pericarditis


Question 2

A 1-month-old infant visits his primary care provider for a well-baby check. Physical exam reveals decreased cardiac output, hypotension, tachycardia, and a loud murmur suggestive of aortic stenosis. Which of the following would be expected with this diagnosis?

Selected Answer:
b. 
Ventricular hypertrophy

Correct Answer:
b. 
Ventricular hypertrophy


Question 3

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:

Selected Answer:
c. 
Pulmonary vascular congestion

Correct Answer:
c. 
Pulmonary vascular congestion


Question 4

Upon assessment of the patient, the nurse finds a widened pulse pressure and throbbing peripheral pulses. Which valve disorder does the nurse suspect?


Correct Answer:
d. 
Aortic stenosis


Question 5

A 56-year-old male presents to his primary care provider for a checkup. Physical exam reveals edema, hepatomegaly, and muffled heart sounds. Which of the following is of greatest concern to the nurse?

Selected Answer:
a. 
Tamponade

Correct Answer:
a. 
Tamponade

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NURS 6301 WEEK 5 QUIZ: WALDEN UNIVERSITY Question 1 A 28-year-old female presents to the ER reporting severe chest pain that worsens with respirations or lying down. She has a fever, tachycardia, and a friction rub. Based upon the assessment findings, the nurse determines the patient is experiencing: Selected Answer: a.  Acute pericarditis Correct Answer: a.  Acute pericarditis Question 2 A 1-month-old infant visits his primary care provider for a well-baby check. Physical exam reveals decreased cardiac output, hypotension, tachycardia, and a loud murmur suggestive of aortic stenosis. Which of the following would be expected with this diagnosis? Selected Answer: b.  Ventricular hypertrophy Correct Answer: b.  Ventricular hypertrophy Question 3 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: Selected Answer: c.  Pulmonary vascular congestion Correct Answer: c.  Pulmonary vascular congestion Question 4 Upon assessment of the patient, the nurse finds a widened pulse pressure and throbbing peripheral pulses. Which valve disorder does the nurse suspect? Correct Answer: d.  Aortic stenosis Question 5 A 56-year-old male presents to his primary care provider for a checkup. Physical exam reveals edema, hepatomegaly, and muffled heart sounds. Which of the following is of greatest concern to the nurse? Selected Answer: a.  Tamponade Correct Answer: a.  Tamponade Question 6 A nurse is planning care for a patient in shock. Which principle should the nurse remember? During shock states, glucose uptake is usually: Selected Answer: c.  Impaired Correct Answer: c.  Impaired Question 7 A 3-year-old male is diagnosed with Kawasaki disease. Which of the following does the nurse suspect is the most likely cause? Selected Answer: d.  Inflammation of the small capillaries, arteries, and veins Correct Answer: d.  Inflammation of the small capillaries, arteries, and veins Question 8 When a patient asks the nurse what is the most common cause of myocardial ischemia, which statement is the correct response? The most common cause of myocardial ischemia is: Selected Answer: c.  Atherosclerosis Correct Answer: c.  Atherosclerosis Question 9 A 60-yea...
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