Physiological Adaptation QuestionDifficulty
Your patient has been diagnosed with heart failure. During your assessment you note that the patient has pitting edema, shortness of breath and which heart sound?...
Your patient has a history of pulmonary hypertension. You are listening to their heart sounds, which sound do you expect to auscultate?...
You are listening to your patients heart sounds and they ask you if you hear their aortic murmur. You place your stethoscope on erb’s point and listen for which sound?...
You are looking through your patients history and note that the patient has a aortic stenosis. When you go to assess the patient, what heart sound do you expect to hear?...
Your patient is experiencing chest pain and the patients inflammatory markers are elevated. You are worried about the patient having pericarditis. What heart sound would you expect to hear if your patient had pericarditis?...
You are assessing your patients heart sounds. You chart that you heard the S1 heart sound. What are you charting?...
You are assessing your patients heart sounds. You chart that you heard the S2 heart sound. What are you charting?...
You are assessing your patients heart sounds. You chart that you heard the S2 heart sound. Which valve are you charting that you heard?...
You are assessing your patients heart sounds. You chart that you heard the S1 heart sound. Which valve are you charting that you heard?...
A patient has been diagnosed with respiratory alkalosis. You are reading through the patients lab work. What do you expect the patients pH level to be?...
A patient has been diagnosed with diabetic ketoacidosis. You are reading through the patients lab work. What do you expect the patients pH level to be?...
You are assessing your patient, they are exhibiting signs and symptoms of hypomagnesemia. The patient is depressed and reports that sometimes they feel confused. When you do a neuro assessment the patient can’t lift their arms and they report numbness and tingling sensations. Their abdomen is distended with the patient reporthing they haven’t had a BM in days. Which lab panel would you anticipate being ordered?...
You are assessing your patient, they are exhibiting signs and symptoms of hypomagnesemia. The patient is depressed and reports that sometimes they feel confused. When you do a neuro assessment the patient can’t lift their arms and they report numbness and tingling sensations. Their abdomen is distended with the patient reporthing they haven’t had a BM in days. What question is pertinant for this patient?...
You are assessing your patient, they are exhibiting signs and symptoms of hypomagnesemia. The patient is confused, they are saying they feel like they can’t lift their arms, and their abdomen is distended with the patient reporthing they haven’t had a BM in days. Which electrolyte would you expect to be high in this patient?...
You are concerned your patient has developed pancreatitis. Which of the following signs are indicative of this? Select all that apply....
Which of the following situations is the MOST life threatening?...
Your patient has just been admitted to your unit after a transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) and has an order for continuous bladder irrigation (CBI). Which electrolye imbalance must you monitor for that is indicative of the rare, but life-threatening complication of Transurthetral Resection of the Prostate Syndrome?...
Your patient has leukemia. What is a major cause of death for patients whose immune system is suppressed?...
Your patient has a Stage I pressure ulcer on her coccyx. Her husband has asked if she can massage the area to expedite healing. What is the most appropriate response by the nurse?...
You are assessing your patient’s fundal height, who has just started her third trimester. While positioning the patient for this specific assessment, what should you monitor for?...