Assessment and Management of Patients with Vascular Disorders and Problems of Peripheral Circulation Quiz

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Assessment and Management of Patients with Vascular Disorders and Problems of Peripheral Circulation Quiz

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1. When caring for a patient who has started anticoagulant therapy with warfarin (Coumadin), the nurse knows not to expect therapeutic benefits for:

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2. A significant cause of venous thrombosis is:

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3. A varicose vein is caused by:

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4. When administering heparin anticoagulant therapy, the nurse needs to monitor the clotting time to make certain that it is within the therapeutic range of:

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5. Postoperative nursing management for vein ligation and stripping include all of the following except:

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6. Probably the strongest risk factor for the development of atherosclerotic lesions is:

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7. Saturated fats are strongly implicated in the causation of atherosclerosis. Saturated fats include all of the following except:

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8. The physician prescribed a Tegapore dressing to treat a venous ulcer. The nurse knows that the anklebrachial index (ABI) must be _______ for the circulatory status to be adequate.

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9. Knowing the most serious complication of venous insufficiency, the nurse would assess the patient’s lower extremities for signs of:

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10. The most important factor in regulating the caliber of blood vessels, which determines resistance to flow, is:

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11. Nursing measures to promote a clean leg ulcer include:

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12. Clinical manifestations of deep vein obstruction include:

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13. The American diet is known to be high in fat. The amount of calories typically supplied by fat in most diets is ________ of the total caloric intake.

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14. The most outstanding symptom of Buerger’s disease is:

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15. With peripheral arterial insufficiency, leg pain during rest can be reduced by:

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16. A nurse should teach a patient with chronic venous insufficiency to do all of the following except:

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17. To save a limb that is affected by occlusion of a major artery, surgery must be initiated before necrosis develops, which is usually:

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18. A nurse who suspects the presence of an abdominal aortic aneurysm should look for the presence of:

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19. Raynaud’s disease is a form of:

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20. Buerger’s disease is characterized by all of the following except:

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21. Diagnosis of a thoracic aortic aneurysm is done primarily by:

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22. Clinical manifestations of acute venous insufficiency include all of the following except:

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23. The most common cause of all thoracic aortic aneurysms is:

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