Pvd

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Pvd

Cliends with peripheral vascular disorders


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What antidote is given if the client exhibits signs of excessive bleeding due to heparin administration secondary to treatment of thromboplebitis?
    • A. 

      Phytonadione (vitamin K)

    • B. 

      Protamine sulfate

    • C. 

      Thrombin

    • D. 

      Aspirin

  • 2. 
    To relieve symptoms of intermittent claudication, the nurse should recommend which additional measures?
    • A. 

      Taking daily walks

    • B. 

      Engaging in anaerobic exercise

    • C. 

      Reducing daily fat intake to less than 45% of total calories

    • D. 

      Avoiding foods that increase levels of high-density lipoproteins

  • 3. 
    A client with venous insufficiency develops varicose veins in both legs. Which statement about varicose vein is accurate?
    • A. 

      Varicose veins are more common in men than in women

    • B. 

      Primary varicose veins are caused by deep vein thrombosis & inflammation

    • C. 

      Sclerotherapy is used to cure varicose veins

    • D. 

      The severity of discomfort isn’t related to the size of varicosities

  • 4. 
    The most common charactestic manifestation of of Thromboangitis Obliterans is:
    • A. 

      Numbness

    • B. 

      Paresthesia

    • C. 

      Intermittent Claudication

    • D. 

      Pulsation over the abdomen

  • 5. 
    Nurse Wating-ting is treating an overweight post-cesarean section patient with varicose veins. It is especially important that she checks for the following when assessing this patient.
    • A. 

      Integrity of the incision

    • B. 

      Positive homan’s sign

    • C. 

      Clear lung sound

    • D. 

      Bowel sounds in all four quadrants

  • 6. 
    The nurse is teaching a client with Thromboangitis Obliterans about techniques in avoiding of being exposed to cold. Which of the following statement made by the client demonstrate understanding of the disease?
    • A. 

      Wear adequate clothing during summer

    • B. 

      Wear gloves when handling frozen foods

    • C. 

      Wear goggles during winter

    • D. 

      Attending stress management class

  • 7. 
    The skin of a patient with Raynauds disease will turn to bluish in color as a result of:
    • A. 

      Pooling of deoxygenated blood during vasospasm

    • B. 

      Sudden vasoconstriction

    • C. 

      Exaggerated blood reflow

    • D. 

      Sudden vasodilation

  • 8. 
    Which of the following health management will be taught by the nurse to a patient who has a Raynauds disease?
    • A. 

      Avoid consuming dark colored foods

    • B. 

      Importance of avoiding emotional stress

    • C. 

      Intake of vasodilator drugs

    • D. 

      Refraining from going to warm places

  • 9. 
    An expert nurse is caring a patient with aneurysm. As part of the care plan of the client, the nurse main goal of her management is to:
    • A. 

      Maintain cerebral function

    • B. 

      Maintain tissue perfusion

    • C. 

      Correct fluid imbalance

    • D. 

      Control hemorrhage

  • 10. 
    You enter the clinic to invite Mrs. Rosita in for her check up. You notice edema in her left leg. And she states that the back of her leg hurts and has been swollen. Which nursing measure would be helpful determining the cause of his problem?
    • A. 

      See if she can stand on one leg at a time

    • B. 

      Checking the homan’s sign

    • C. 

      Applying a cold compress and massaging the area

    • D. 

      Measuring both legs and comparing the size