CV Quiz 1 For NURS 160

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CV Quiz 1 For NURS 160

Cardiovascular quiz for NURS 160


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  • 1. 
    Which of the following complications is indicated by a third heart sound? (S3)?
    • A. 

      Ventricular dilation

    • B. 

      Systemic hypertension

    • C. 

      Aortic valve malfunction

    • D. 

      Increased atrial contractions

  • 2. 
    After an anterior wall myocardial infarcition, which of the following problems is indicated by auscultation of crackles in the lungs?
    • A. 

      Left sided heart failure

    • B. 

      Pulmonic valve malfunction

    • C. 

      Right sided heart failure

    • D. 

      Tricuspid valve malfunction

  • 3. 
    Which of the following diagnostic tools is most commonly used to determine the location of myocardial damage
    • A. 

      Cardiac catheterization

    • B. 

      Cardiac enzymes

    • C. 

      Echocardiogram

    • D. 

      Electrocardiogram

  • 4. 
    What is the first intervention for a client experiencing myocardial infarction?
    • A. 

      Administer morphine

    • B. 

      Administer oxygen

    • C. 

      Administer sublingual nitroglycerin

    • D. 

      Obtain an electrocardiogram

  • 5. 
    What is the most appropriate nursing response to a myocardial infarction client who is fearful of dying?
    • A. 

      Tell me about your feelings right now

    • B. 

      When the doctor arrives, everything will be fine

    • C. 

      This is a bad situation but you'll feel better soon

    • D. 

      Please be assured we're doing everything we can to make you feel better

  • 6. 
    Which of the following classes of medications protects the ischemic myocardium by blocking catecholamines and sympathetic nerve stimulation
    • A. 

      Beta adrenergic blockers

    • B. 

      Calcium channel blockers

    • C. 

      Narcotics

    • D. 

      Nitrates

  • 7. 
    What is the most common complication of a myocardial infarction
    • A. 

      Cardiogenic shock

    • B. 

      Heart failure

    • C. 

      Arrhythmias

    • D. 

      Pericarditis

  • 8. 
    With which of the following disorders is jugular vein distention most prominent?
    • A. 

      Abdominar aortic aneurysm

    • B. 

      Heart failure

    • C. 

      Myocardial infarction

    • D. 

      Pneumothorax

  • 9. 
    What position should the nurse place the head of the bed in to obtain the most accurate reading of jugular vein distention?
    • A. 

      High fowler's

    • B. 

      Raised 10 degrees

    • C. 

      Raised 30 degrees

    • D. 

      Supine position

  • 10. 
    Which of the following parameters should be checked before administering digoxin?
    • A. 

      Apical pulse

    • B. 

      Blood pressure

    • C. 

      Radial pulse

    • D. 

      Respiratory rate

  • 11. 
    Toxicity from which of the following medications may cause a client to see a green halo around lights
    • A. 

      Digoxin

    • B. 

      Furosemide (lasix)

    • C. 

      Metoprolol (lopressor)

    • D. 

      Enalapril (vasotec)

  • 12. 
    Which of the following symptoms is most commonly associated with left sided heart failure?
    • A. 

      Crackles

    • B. 

      Arrhythmias

    • C. 

      Hepatic engorgement

    • D. 

      Hypotensiuon

  • 13. 
    In which of the following disorders would the nurse expect to assess sacral edema in a bedridden client?
    • A. 

      Diabetes mellitus

    • B. 

      Pulmonary emboli

    • C. 

      Renal failure

    • D. 

      Right sided heart failure

  • 14. 
    Which of the following symptoms might a client with right sided heart failure exhibit
    • A. 

      Adequate urine output

    • B. 

      Polyuria

    • C. 

      Olguria

    • D. 

      Polydispia

  • 15. 
    Which of the following classes of medications maximizes cardiac performance in clients with heart failure by increasing ventricular contractility?
    • A. 

      Beta adrenergic blockers

    • B. 

      Calcium channel blockers

    • C. 

      Diuretics

    • D. 

      Inotropic agents