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Understanding Pathophysiology Study Set 3

Medicine

Quiz 4 :

Altered Cellular and Tissue Biology

Quiz 4 :

Altered Cellular and Tissue Biology

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During childhood, the thymus decreases in size. What type of atrophy is taking place?
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A patient has a heart attack that leads to progressive cell injury that causes cell death with severe cell swelling and breakdown of organelles. What term would the nurse use to define this process?
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What condition causes sodium and water accumulation in a cell that has been injured?
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A 30-year-old female presents with a gunshot wound to the head. The wound has seared edges and a deep penetration of smoke and gunpowder fragments. This would be documented as which type of wound?
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When planning care for a cardiac patient, the nurse knows that in response to an increased workload, cardiac myocardial cells will experience hypertrophy. What does hypertrophy mean?
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A 24-year-old female presents with excessive menstrual bleeding. The physician identified endometrial changes that are due to hormonal imbalances. What are these cellular changes called?
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A 52-year-old male suffered a myocardial infarction secondary to atherosclerosis and ischemia. As blood flow is returned to the damaged heart, what might cause reperfusion injury?
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A 55-year-old male is diagnosed with hepatocellular cancer secondary to hepatitis C. If the cancerous region of the liver is removed, what will occur in the remaining liver cells?
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A 20-year-old male presents to the emergency department with a jagged sharp-force injury that is longer than it is deep. Which type of wound will the nurse be caring for?
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A 55-year-old male has swelling of the feet. Which of the following aided in the development of swelling?
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A 15-year-old female presents to the ER following a physical assault. She has internal damage to the neck with deep bruising. X-ray reveals fractures of the hyoid bone and tracheal and cricoid cartilage. Which of the following most likely caused her injuries?
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When planning care for the pregnant patient, the nurse will recall that the mammary glands enlarge as a consequence of:
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A 55-year-old male with a 30-year history of smoking is examined for respiratory disturbance. Examination of his airway (bronchial) reveals that stratified squamous epithelial cells have replaced the normal columnar ciliated cells. What is this type of cellular adaptation called?
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A 40-year-old female's Pap smear indicates abnormal changes in the shape and organization of cervical cells. Which term would be used to identify this type of change?
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A 50-year-old male sustained a closed head injury as a result of a motor vehicle accident. CT scan revealed a collection of blood between the inner surface of the dura mater and the surface of the brain. Which type of injury will the nurse be caring for?
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What intracellular electrolyte imbalance is associated with the activation of capases, causing apoptosis and cellular death?
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A report comes back indicating that muscular atrophy has occurred. A nurse recalls that muscular atrophy involves a decrease in muscle cell:
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A 75-year-old male presents with chest pain on exertion. The chest pain is most likely due to hypoxic injury following which condition?
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How is endoplasmic reticulum affected by cellular swelling?
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A family presents to their primary care provider all family members reporting headache, nausea, weakness, tinnitus, and vomiting. Which of the following would be the most likely explanation for these symptoms?
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