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Cardiovascular Quizzes & Trivia

Did you know that a kitchen faucet would need to be turned all the way for at least 45 years to equal the amount of blood pumped by the heart in an average lifetime? If you put your circulatory system on a straight line, it is actually long enough to orbit the earth two and a half times. Early Egyptians believed that the heart and other major organs had wills of their own and would move around inside the body.

By now, you may have understood that these next quizzes are about the cardiovascular system. “What is the largest vein in the body?”, “What is the medical speciality concerning the cardiovascular system?”, “Who invented the stethoscope?”, and “What’s the name of the surgeon that performed the first ever heart transplant?” are the type of questions you’ll find the answers to.
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    Which mesodermal layer gives rise to the endocardial heart tubes?

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    Most of the middle layer in the heart wall is composed of

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    Which of the following arteries primarily feeds the anterior wall of the heart?


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    Which mesodermal layer gives rise to the endocardial heart tubes?

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    A client with left-sided heart failure complains of increasing shortness of breath and is agitated and coughing up pink-tinged, foamy sputum. The nurse should recognize these as signs and symptoms of:
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Which of the following actions is the first priority care for a client exhibiting signs and symptoms of coronary artery disease?
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When teaching the client with myocardial infarction (MI), the nurse explains that the pain is associated with MI is caused by:
Insufficient oxygen reaching the heart muscle.Insufficient oxygen reaching the heart muscle, causes increased lactic acid production due to anaerobic metabolism. Lactic acid initiates nerve endings in the myocardium, thereby causing chest pain.
Which adverse effect must the nurse watch for most carefully? The nurse administers furosemide (Lasix) to treat a client with heart failure.
Low serum potassium levelFurosemide is a potassium-wasting diuretic. The nurse must monitor the serum potassium level and assess for signs of low potassium. As water and sodium are lost in the urine, blood pressure decreases, blood volume decreases,
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