Cardiac QuestionDifficulty
A 70-year-old patient with hypovolemia has been given the nursing diagnosis of Altered Tissue Perfusion by the nurse. Which outcome listed would be most...
A patient is brought into the ED after suffering a chest injury following a car accident. The nurse performs the primary survey by using the mnemonic ABCDE to...
A 56-year-old patient with a history of heart failure who had gastrointestinal surgery has developed acute weight gain and distended neck veins, and has...
A patient in the ICU has hemodynamic monitoring in place and has been showing ventricular irritability on the monitor as evidenced by changes in waveform...
A patient with atrial flutter has been struggling with the condition that has been unresponsive to medications and cardioversion. The nurse talks to the...
A patient is being admitted to the hospital and will be started on telemetry because of his cardiac condition. The patient asks the nurse, “What should I do if...
A patient is preparing to undergo placement of a pacemaker to regulate his bradycardia. Following insertion of the pacemaker, the nurse should instruct the...
A nurse is preparing to assist the healthcare provider with insertion of an arterial line into a patients radial artery. Prior to insertion of this line, which...
A patient is in the hospital after undergoing placement of an internal cardioverter defibrillator. Based on the nurse’s knowledge of this device, the nurse...
A 68-year-old patient with cardiac dysrhythmias has a nursing diagnosis of Decreased Cardiac Output evidenced by cool skin, poor pulses, and mental status...
A patient with a history of heart disease and obesity is being seen in the primary care clinic. The nurse notes that the patient has a nursing diagnosis of...
A 79-year-old patient has just returned from a session of hemodialysis. The patient begins vomiting when he enters the room and complains of a headache. His...
A nurse is caring for a patient in the ICU who has a history of cardiac dysrhythmias. The patient goes into a state of ventricular tachycardia and the nurse is...
A nurse is responding to a patient who has collapsed in the hallway where several people are performing CPR. The nurse brings the AED to the patients side,...
Which of the following signs or symptoms indicate heat stroke? Select all that apply....
A patient who is recovering from cardiac catheterization has developed low blood pressure and jugular venous distention. The nurse auscultates the patients...
Which has been shown to be a benefit of minimally invasive cardiac surgery? Select all that apply....
A 67-year-old patient has been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation. After receiving treatment, the patient is going home from the hospital with a prescription...
A patient with hypotension is in the emergency department being evaluated. The patients sodium level has come back at 146 mmol/L. What interventions by the...
A patient who has recovered from a heart attack will be moved to a different room in the hospital and placed on telemetry. As the nurse is connecting the leads...