Coronary Artery Disease By Rnpedia

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  • 1. 
    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.

  • 2. 
    When teaching a client with coronary artery disease about nutrition, the nurse should emphasize
    • A. 

      Eating 3 balanced meals a day

    • B. 

      Adding complex carbohydrates

    • C. 

      Avoiding very heavy meals

    • D. 

      Limiting sodium to 7 gms per day

  • 3. 
    A client with pneumonia is receiving supplemental oxygen, 2 L/min via nasal cannula. The client’s history includes chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and coronary artery disease. Because of these findings, the nurse closely monitors the oxygen flow and the client’s respiratory status. Which complication may arise if the client receives a high oxygen concentration?
    • A. 

      Apnea

    • B. 

      Anginal pain

    • C. 

      Respiratory alkalosis

    • D. 

      Metabolic acidosis

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

      Cancer

    • B. 

      Coronary artery disease

    • C. 

      Liver failure

    • D. 

      Renal failure

  • 5. 
    Medical treatment of coronary artery disease includes which of the following procedures? 
    • A. 

      Cardiac catheterization

    • B. 

      Coronary artery bypass surgery

    • C. 

      Oral medication administration

    • D. 

      Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Cardiac catheterization

    • B. 

      Cardiac enzymes

    • C. 

      Echocardiogram

    • D. 

      Electrocardiogram

  • 7. 
    A male client admitted to an acute care facility with pneumonia is receiving supplemental oxygen, 2 L/minute via nasal cannula. The client’s history includes chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and coronary artery disease. Because of these history findings, the nurse closely monitors the oxygen flow and the client’s respiratory status. Which complication may arise if the client receives a high oxygen concentration?
    • A. 

      Apnea

    • B. 

      Anginal pain

    • C. 

      Respiratory alkalosis

    • D. 

      Metabolic acidosis

  • 8. 
    Preventable factors that increase the risk of CAD include:
    • A. 

      High blood cholesterol levels

    • B. 

      Use of personal protective equipment

    • C. 

      Cigarette smoking

    • D. 

      Obesity

    • E. 

      Exposure to polyacrylamide

  • 9. 
    Women in the lower socioeconomic group have the highest contribution to CAD related events for their gender.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Headache

    • B. 

      Sleep problems

    • C. 

      Pain or discomfort in the chest, arms or lower jaw

    • D. 

      Diarrhea

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Electrocardiogram

    • B. 

      Treadmill stress test

    • C. 

      Cardiac catheterization

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      A new section of artery replaces the blocked section

    • B. 

      A tiny balloon is inflated inside an artery

    • C. 

      Medication is used to expand the artery

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Which of the following conditions most commonly results in CAD? 
    • A. 

      Atherosclerosis

    • B. 

      DM

    • C. 

      MI

    • D. 

      Renal failure

  • 14. 
    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

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Cigarette smoking

    • B. 

      DM

    • C. 

      Heredity

    • D. 

      HPN

  • 16. 
    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

  • 17. 
    Which of the following actions is the first priority care for a client exhibiting signs and symptoms of coronary artery disease? 
    • A. 

      Decrease anxiety

    • B. 

      Enhance myocardial oxygenation

    • C. 

      Administer sublignual nitroglycerin

    • D. 

      Educate the client about his symptoms

  • 18. 
    Prolonged occlusion of the right coronary artery produces an infarction in which of he following areas of the heart? 
    • A. 

      Anterior

    • B. 

      Apical

    • C. 

      Inferior

    • D. 

      Lateral