1) A hypertensive patient reports to the hospital complaining of chest pain. Cardiac labs come back within normal limits but the physician decides to admit the patient for closer monitoring. Using the chart above, what should the nurse do?

A hypertensive patient reports to the hospital complaining of chest pain. Cardiac labs come back within normal limits but the physician decides to admit the patient for closer monitoring. Using the chart above, what should the nurse do?

2) When caring for a client with aortic iliac disease where should the nurse should assess the pulse to obtain the best data?

When caring for a client with aortic iliac disease where should the nurse should assess the pulse to obtain the best data?

3) A patient who is recovering from hip replacement surgery is wearing antiembolism stockings. Which of the following statements regarding these types of stockings is true?

4) A patient been admitted to the ICU in a state of septic shock. The patient requires oxygen by nasal cannula to maintain blood oxygenation levels and needs hemodynamic monitoring. Which best describes the best method of providing nutritional support for this patient?

5) A patient with acute decompensated heart failure has been prescribed intravenous diuretic medications to control fluid and congestion. Which nursing intervention would the nurse need to perform in order to best monitor fluid and electrolyte balance in this patient?

6) A nurse is discussing dietary intake for a patient with symptomatic heart failure. Which of the following foods should the nurse tell the patient to avoid?

7) A 78-year-old patient is recovering from coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. Because of the patient's health status and his level of immobility, he is at risk of skin breakdown due to pressure ulcers. Which of the following factors is considered an intrinsic patient factor in the development of post-operative pressure ulcers? Select all that apply.

8) A nurse is caring for a 35-year-old patient who has been diagnosed with hypovolemic shock as a result of severe hemorrhage. In which position should the nurse place this patient to promote optimal circulation?

9) A nurse is trying to provide teaching to a patient who has been diagnosed with heart disease but finds that he and his family are not grasping the concepts of the session because of several barriers to learning. Which of the following describe examples of socioeconomic barriers to learning? Select all that apply.

10) During a cardiac assessment, the nurse notes that when she aucultates that patients heart, the pulse is regular but the volume of the pulse diminishes from beat to beat. This condition is best described as:

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