Peripheral Vascular Disease

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  • 1. 
    Maria has PVD.  If Maria has cool skin with no edema, what type of PVD does she have?
    • A. 

      Chronic arterial PVD

    • B. 

      Acute arterial PVD

    • C. 

      Chronis venous PVD

    • D. 

      Acute arterial PVD

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Full arterial

    • B. 

      Collapsed arterial

    • C. 

      Full venous

    • D. 

      Collapsed venous

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      In PVD, skin temperature is not important.

    • B. 

      Do not elevate lower limb positioning for arterial PVD

    • C. 

      No hair on lower legs with venous PVD

    • D. 

      Elevate lower limb positioning for venous PVD

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Venous PVD

    • B. 

      Arterial PVD

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Acute venous PVD

    • B. 

      Chronic arterial PVD

    • C. 

      Chronic venous PVD

    • D. 

      Acute arterial PVD

  • 6. 
    PVD often affects the blood flow usually where?
    • A. 

      Arms

    • B. 

      Legs

    • C. 

      Heart

    • D. 

      Kidney

  • 7. 
    The majority of people over 65 have PVD?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Atheroscierosis is when what is accumulated inside blood vessels?
    • A. 

      Lipids

    • B. 

      Platelets

    • C. 

      Reticulocytes

    • D. 

      Na

  • 9. 
    PVD can be most modified by:
    • A. 

      Taking medication

    • B. 

      Losing weight

    • C. 

      Quitting smoking

    • D. 

      Monitoring BP

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Increase of BP

    • B. 

      Vericose Veins

    • C. 

      Increased WBC

    • D. 

      Pain

  • 11. 
    A thrombus is a clot that forms in the vessel and occludes it.  What is it called when the thrombus is dislodged and moved from one area to another?
    • A. 

      Stroke

    • B. 

      CHF

    • C. 

      Embolus

    • D. 

      COPD

  • 12. 
    Darren has just completed a Plethysmorgraphy.  His ABI has come back at 0.65.  What does this indicate?
    • A. 

      Mild vascular insufficiency

    • B. 

      Claudation

    • C. 

      Pain at rest

    • D. 

      Preganrenous

  • 13. 
    Keith is having a photoelectric test down to detect PVD.  When educating Keith about the process, the nurse would include:
    • A. 

      A conscious block will be used

    • B. 

      This measures the MAP

    • C. 

      Measures finger and toe pulses commonly

    • D. 

      Pain management and medication for after procedure

  • 14. 
    This is an examination using sound waves, thich go through tissue and strike the RBCs and bounce back.  It evaluates blood flow and can locate a thrombus.
    • A. 

      Photoelectric

    • B. 

      Xray

    • C. 

      Radionuclide Study

    • D. 

      Ultrasound

  • 15. 
    Examples of venous insufficiency would be:
    • A. 

      DVT

    • B. 

      Thrombophlebitis

    • C. 

      Varicose veins

    • D. 

      All the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Women who use oral contraceptives should be educated about:
    • A. 

      Venous insufficiency

    • B. 

      Arterial insufficiency

  • 17. 
    Which medication is used to inactivate thromboplastin?
    • A. 

      Heparin

    • B. 

      Warfarin

    • C. 

      Diazepam

    • D. 

      Streptokinase

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      PTT

    • B. 

      PT/INR

    • C. 

      CBC

    • D. 

      Sed Rate

  • 19. 
    Warfarin is used commonly in pts.  How does Warfarin work?
    • A. 

      Inactivates thromboplastin

    • B. 

      Inhibits activity of Vit K and prolongs clotting

    • C. 

      Relaxation and stress reductioin

    • D. 

      Moves free water to the kidney

  • 20. 
    Streptokinase is used in pt for:
    • A. 

      Inactivate thromboplastin

    • B. 

      Inhibits Vit K

    • C. 

      Reduces stres

    • D. 

      Dissolve clots forming

  • 21. 
    Occlusive disease, aortic aneurysm, emboli, arteriospastic disease are either a cause or a symptom of blockage of arterial perfusion?
    • A. 

      Cause

    • B. 

      Symptom

  • 22. 
    A pt has a thrombus in their calf.  What would you expect to see in the pt?
    • A. 

      No pain

    • B. 

      Pallor

    • C. 

      Absent pulsation beyond embolus

    • D. 

      Polikilothermia

    • E. 

      B,C, D

  • 23. 
    A pt has arterial insufficiency.  What should the nurse not do?
    • A. 

      Apply warm compresses

    • B. 

      Apply cold compresses

    • C. 

      Instruct the use of loose fitting clothing

    • D. 

      Educate of the potential for burns

  • 24. 
    Arterial insufficiency is well treated by Heparin and Coumadin?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Nifedipine has which of the following side effects?
    • A. 

      Facial flushing

    • B. 

      Reflex tachycardia

    • C. 

      Sweating

    • D. 

      None of the above

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 26. 
    Tolazodine has which of the following side effects
    • A. 

      Ulcer

    • B. 

      Head ache

    • C. 

      Agranulocytis

    • D. 

      All the above