Cardiovascular System | Myocardial Infarction And Heart Failure NCLEX Quiz 14

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following heart muscle diseases is unrelated to other cardiovascular disease?
    • A. 

      Cardiomyopathy

    • B. 

      Coronary artery disease

    • C. 

      Myocardial infarction

    • D. 

      Pericardial effusion

  • 2. 
    Which of the following types of cardiomyopathy can be associated with childbirth?
    • A. 

      Dilated

    • B. 

      Hypertrophic

    • C. 

      Myocarditis

    • D. 

      Restrictive

  • 3. 
    Septal involvement occurs in which type of cardiomyopathy?
    • A. 

      Congestive

    • B. 

      Dilated

    • C. 

      Hypertrophic

    • D. 

      Restrictive

  • 4. 
    Which of the following recurring conditions most commonly occurs in clients with cardiomyopathy?
    • A. 

      Heart failure

    • B. 

      Diabetes

    • C. 

      MI

    • D. 

      Pericardial effusion

  • 5. 
    Dyspnea. cough. expectoration. weakness. and edema are classic signs and symptoms of which of the following conditions?
    • A. 

      Pericarditis

    • B. 

      Hypertension

    • C. 

      MI

    • D. 

      Heart failure

  • 6. 
    In which of the following types of cardiomyopathy does cardiac output remain normal?
    • A. 

      Dilated

    • B. 

      Hypertrophic

    • C. 

      Obliterative

    • D. 

      Restrictive

  • 7. 
    Which of the following cardiac conditions does a fourth heart sound (S4) indicate?
    • A. 

      Dilated aorta

    • B. 

      Normally functioning heart

    • C. 

      Decreased myocardial contractility

    • D. 

      Failure of the ventricle to eject all of the blood during systole

  • 8. 
    Which of the following classes of drugs is most widely used in the treatment of cardiomyopathy?
    • A. 

      Antihypertensives

    • B. 

      Beta-adrenergic blockers

    • C. 

      Calcium channel blockers

    • D. 

      Nitrates

  • 9. 
    If medical treatments fail. which of the following invasive procedures is necessary for treating cardiomyopathy?
    • A. 

      Cardiac catheterization

    • B. 

      Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG)

    • C. 

      Heart transplantation

    • D. 

      Intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP)

  • 10. 
    Which of the following conditions is associated with a predictable level of pain that occurs as a result of physical or emotional stress?
    • A. 

      Anxiety

    • B. 

      Stable angina

    • C. 

      Unstable angina

    • D. 

      Variant angina

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