Med-Surg Cardiology Quiz !

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I made this for my Nursing Buddies, we have a big ONE coming up this week, so think of this as a little tid bit of practice ! Hit it girls !Let's see where we stand in our study skills right now !

Created by: Sonya

  1. Afterload is decreased by
  2. The pressure is highest in which heart chamber ?
  3. The pressure is highest in which heart chamber ?
  4. The most widely used drugs in tx of CHF are :
  5. Symptoms of myocarditis include weight loss, malaise, and......
  6. A pt is scheduled for a dipyridamole (Persantine) thallium scan. The nurse would check to make sure that the pt has not had which of the following before the procedure ?
  7. A nurse is collecting data on a client with a dx of right sided heart failure. The nurse would expect to note which specific characteristic of this condition ?
  8. A pt with myocardial infarction suddenly becomes tachycardia, shows signs of air hunger and begins coughing frothy, pink-tinged sputum. A nurse listens to breath sounds, expecting to hear bilateral:
  9. A nurse is monitoring a client with an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) Which finding is probably unrelated to the AAA ?
  10. A client diagnosed with thrombophlebitis 1 day ago suddenly complains of chest pain and shortness of breath, and is visibly anxious. The nurse immediately checks the client for other signs and symptoms of:

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