Cardiovascular Disorders (Practice Mode)- Rnpedia

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Cardiovascular Disorders (Practice Mode)- Rnpedia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following arteries primarily feeds the anterior wall of the heart?
    • A. 

      Circumflex artery

    • B. 

      Internal mammary artery

    • C. 

      Left anterior descending artery

    • D. 

      Right coronary artery

  • 2. 
    When do coronary arteries primarily receive blood flow? 
    • A. 

      During inspiration

    • B. 

      During diastole

    • C. 

      During expiratio

    • D. 

      During systole

  • 3. 
    Which of the following conditions most commonly results in CAD? 
    • A. 

      Atherosclerosis

    • B. 

      DM

    • C. 

      DM

    • D. 

      Renal failure

  • 4. 
    Which of the following illnesses is the leading cause of death in the US? 
    • A. 

      Cancer

    • B. 

      Coronary artery diseas

    • C. 

      Liver failure

    • D. 

      Renal failur

  • 5. 
    Atherosclerosis impedes coronary blood flow by which of the following mechanisms
    • A. 

      Plaques obstruct the vein

    • B. 

      Plaques obstruct the artery

    • C. 

      Blood clots form outside the vessel wall

    • D. 

      Hardened vessels dilate to allow the blood to flow through

  • 6. 
    Which of the following risk factors for coronary artery disease cannot be corrected?
    • A. 

      Cigarette smoking

    • B. 

      DM

    • C. 

      Heredity

    • D. 

      HPN

  • 7. 
    Exceeding which of the following serum cholesterol levels significantly increases the risk of coronary artery disease?
    • A. 

      100 mg/dl

    • B. 

      150 mg/dl

    • C. 

      175 mg/dl

    • D. 

      200 mg/dl

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Decrease anxiety

    • B. 

      Enhance myocardial oxygenatio

    • C. 

      Administer sublignual nitroglycerin

    • D. 

      Educate the client about his symptoms

  • 9. 
    Medical treatment of coronary artery disease includes which of the following procedures?
    • A. 

      Cardiac catheterization

    • B. 

      Coronary artery bypass surger

    • C. 

      Oral medication administratio

    • D. 

      Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Anterior

    • B. 

      Apical

    • C. 

      Inferior

    • D. 

      Lateral

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is the most common symptom of myocardial infarction? 
    • A. 

      Chest pain

    • B. 

      Dyspne

    • C. 

      Edema

    • D. 

      Palpitations

  • 12. 
    Which of the following landmarks is the corect one for obtaining an apical pulse?
    • A. 

      Left intercostal space, midaxillary line

    • B. 

      Left fifth intercostal space, midclavicular line

    • C. 

      Left second intercostal space, midclavicular line

    • D. 

      Left seventh intercostal space, midclavicular line

  • 13. 
    Which of the following systems is the most likely origin of pain the client describes as knifelike chest pain that increases in intensity with inspiration? 
    • A. 

      Cardiac

    • B. 

      Gastrointestinal

    • C. 

      Musculoskeletal

    • D. 

      Pulmonary

  • 14. 
    A murmur is heard at the second left intercostal space along the left sternal border. Which valve area is this
    • A. 

      Aortic

    • B. 

      Mitral

    • C. 

      Pulmonic

    • D. 

      Tricuspid

  • 15. 
    Which of the following blood tests is most indicative of cardiac damage?
    • A. 

      Lactate dehydrogenase

    • B. 

      Complete blood count

    • C. 

      Troponin I

    • D. 

      Creatine kinase