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  • 1. 
    A nurse is administering IV furosemide to a patient admitted with congestive heart failure. After the infusion, which of the following symptoms is NOT expected?
    • A. 

      Increased urinary output.

    • B. 

      Decreased edema.

    • C. 

      Decreased pain.

    • D. 

      Decreased blood pressure.

  • 2. 
    There are a number of risk factors associated with coronary artery disease. Which of the following is a modifiable risk factor?
    • A. 

      Obesity

    • B. 

      Heredity

    • C. 

      Gender

    • D. 

      Age

  • 3. 
    Tissue plasminogen activator (t-PA) is considered for treatment of a patient who arrives in the emergency department following onset of symptoms of myocardial infarction. Which of the following is a contraindication for treatment with t-PA? 
    • A. 

      Worsening chest pain that began earlier in the evening.

    • B. 

      History of cerebral hemorrhage.

    • C. 

      History of prior myocardial infarction.

    • D. 

      Hypertension

  • 4. 
    Following myocardial infarction, a hospitalized patient is encouraged to practice frequent leg exercises and ambulate in the hallway as directed by his physician. Which of the following choices reflects the purpose of exercise for this patient?
    • A. 

      Increases fitness and prevents future heart attacks

    • B. 

      Prevents bedsores.

    • C. 

      Prevents DVT (deep vein thrombosis).

    • D. 

      Prevent constipations.

  • 5. 
    A patient arrives in the emergency department with symptoms of myocardial infarction, progressing to cardiogenic shock. Which of the following symptoms should the nurse expect the patient to exhibit with cardiogenic shock?
    • A. 

      Hypertension

    • B. 

      Bradycardia

    • C. 

      Bounding pulse

    • D. 

      Confusion