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Understanding Pathophysiology Study Set 3

Medicine

Quiz 24 :
Alterations of Cardiovascular Function

Quiz 24 :
Alterations of Cardiovascular Function

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A 75-year-old obese female presents to her primary care provider reporting edema in the lower extremities. Physical examination reveals that she has varicose veins and chronic venous insufficiency. Upon performing the history, which of the following is a possible cause for the varicose veins?
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A 52-year-old male presents with pooling of blood in the veins of the lower extremities and edema. The diagnosis is chronic venous insufficiency. What is an expected assessment finding of this disorder?
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Superior vena cava syndrome (SVCS), causing venous distension in the upper extremities, is a result of progressive superior vena cava:
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A 50-year-old male with a 30-year history of smoking was diagnosed with bronchogenic cancer. He developed edema and venous distension in the upper extremities and face. Which of the following diagnosis will the nurse observe on the chart?
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When a patient is diagnosed with coronary artery disease, what condition should the nurse also consider?
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A nurse takes an adult patient's blood pressure and determines it to be normal. What reading did the nurse obtain?
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Most cases of combined systolic and diastolic hypertension have no known cause and are documented on the chart as _____ hypertension.
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A 30-year-old white female was recently diagnosed with primary hypertension. She reports that she eats fairly well, and has a moderate red meat consumption. She also reports that her father and grandmother have hypertension. A nurse determines which of the following risk factors is most likely associated with this diagnosis?
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A 52-year-old is diagnosed with primary hypertension but has no other health problems. What might be the first consideration for managing the condition?
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When a nurse checks the patient for orthostatic hypotension, what activity did the nurse have the patient engage in?
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A patient is diagnosed with orthostatic hypotension. Which of the following symptoms would most likely be reported?
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A patient presents to the emergency department reporting difficulty swallowing and shortness of breath. A CT scan would most likely reveal an aneurysm in the:
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An older adult is diagnosed with cerebral aneurysm. Where does the nurse suspect the cerebral aneurysm is located?
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What term should the nurse use to document a detached blood clot?
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A patient presents with severe chest pain and shortness of breath and is diagnosed with pulmonary embolism. Where did the embolism most likely originate?
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Individuals with Raynaud phenomenon need to be counseled to avoid which of the following conditions?
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A patient is diagnosed with coronary artery disease. Which of the following modifiable risk factors would the nurse suggest?
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A patient presents to a primary care provider reporting chest pain and is diagnosed with atherosclerosis. What is this disease caused by?
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What are foam cells?
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What is the most common cause of myocardial ischemia?
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