Cardiac Dysrhythmias Nursing Interventions Stokke

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1.  When caring for a patient with atrial flutter, it is important to take his/her pulse for _____________ to get an accurate HR.
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B.
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2.  Most patients with a 2nd degree AV block __________, but some ___________.
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B.
C.
3.  A patient who is not tolerating a 3d degree AV block will show which of the following signs and symptoms?
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B.
C.
4.  Patients with A Fib are often
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B.
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5.  Most patients tolerate PACs with no necessary interventions.
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B.
6.  If your patient has a short burst of Ventricular Tachycardia, it is important to _______________________
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B.
C.
7.  Hemodynamically unstable means decreased CO, decreased BP, and decreased pulse.
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B.
8.  You are caring for a patient with PACs after a shoulder surgery in the hospital. When documenting the heart rate and rhythm, it is important to:
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B.
C.
D.
9.  If your patient goes into Ventricular Fibrillation, it is important to ________________________.
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B.
C.
10.  If a patient with a 3d degree AV block is hemodynamically unstable, what will be the treatment?
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B.
C.
11.  The goal of caring for a patient with sinus tachycardia (HR 120) is to _________________ and nursing care tasks that can do that are ________________________.
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B.
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12.  An appropriate nursing response to A Fib would be to:
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13.  If your patient has Sinus tachycardia, which of the following is not a concerning sign/symptom?
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B.
C.
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14.  Which scenario is concerning even if a patient seems to be tolerating it well?
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C.
15.  You are caring for a patient who has had a HR of 70 all day, then after you give him his afternoon dose of Beta blocker, it suddenly falls to 50 though he is not asleep, he seems to be comfortable; which of the following would be indicated?
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B.
C.
16.  In A Fib, the _________ is/are in control because the __________ is not firing.
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B.
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17.  The treatment for Atrial Flutter is the same as for A Fib except the physician can do a carotid massage to slow the HR down.
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B.
18.  Patients with a 1st degree AV block usually _____________, but sometimes _______________.
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B.
C.
19.  With a patient with an AV block, it is important to keep in mind that ______________________________.
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B.
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20.  Atrial fibrillation with a HR > 100 is considered an uncontrolled A-fib with rapid ventricular rhythm (RVR).
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