Assessment and Management of Patients with Vascular Disorders and Problems of Peripheral Circulation Quiz Post category:Medical/Surgical nursing trial quizzes Post published:October 24, 2022 Reading time:1 mins read Post author:Isaac D. Agyapong Assessment and Management of Patients with Vascular Disorders and Problems of Peripheral Circulation Quiz 1234567891011121314151617181920212223 0% 0 votes, 0 avg 23 Assessment and Management of Patients with Vascular Disorders and Problems of Peripheral Circulation Quiz 1 / 23 1. A nurse who suspects the presence of an abdominal aortic aneurysm should look for the presence of: A. a pulsatile abdominal mass. B. low back pain. C. lower abdominal pain. D. all of the above. 2 / 23 2. A varicose vein is caused by: A. phlebothrombosis. B. an incompetent venous valve. C. venospasm. D. venous occlusion. 3 / 23 3. When caring for a patient who has started anticoagulant therapy with warfarin (Coumadin), the nurse knows not to expect therapeutic benefits for: A. at least 12 hours. B. the first 24 hours. C. 2 to 3 days. D. 3 to 5 days. 4 / 23 4. Probably the strongest risk factor for the development of atherosclerotic lesions is: A. cigarette smoking. B. lack of exercise. C. obesity. D. stress. 5 / 23 5. Clinical manifestations of acute venous insufficiency include all of the following except: A. cool and cyanotic skin. B. initial absence of edema. C. sharp pain that may be relieved by the elevation of the extremity. D. full superficial veins. 6 / 23 6. The most important factor in regulating the caliber of blood vessels, which determines resistance to flow, is: A. hormonal secretion. B. independent arterial wall activity. C. the influence of circulating chemicals. D. the sympathetic nervous system. 7 / 23 7. Buerger’s disease is characterized by all of the following except: A. arterial thrombus formation and occlusion. B. lipid deposits in the arteries. C. redness or cyanosis in the limb when it is dependent. D. venous inflammation and occlusion. 8 / 23 8. Nursing measures to promote a clean leg ulcer include: A. applying wet-to-dry saline solution dressings, which would remove necrotic debris when changed. B. flushing out necrotic material with hydrogen peroxide. C. using an ointment that would treat the ulcer by enzymatic debridement. D. all of the above. 9 / 23 9. Saturated fats are strongly implicated in the causation of atherosclerosis. Saturated fats include all of the following except: A. corn oil. B. eggs and milk. C. meat and butter. D. solid vegetable oil. 10 / 23 10. Knowing the most serious complication of venous insufficiency, the nurse would assess the patient’s lower extremities for signs of: A. rudor B. cellulitis. C. dermatitis. D. ulceration. 11 / 23 11. A nurse should teach a patient with chronic venous insufficiency to do all of the following except: A. avoid constricting garments. B. elevate the legs above the heart level for 30 minutes every 2 hours. C. sit as much as possible to rest the valves in the legs. D. sleep with the foot of the bed elevated about 6 in. 12 / 23 12. When administering heparin anticoagulant therapy, the nurse needs to monitor the clotting time to make certain that it is within the therapeutic range of: A. one to two times the normal control. B. two to three times the normal control. C. 3.5 times the normal control. D. 4.5 times the normal control. 13 / 23 13. The most common cause of all thoracic aortic aneurysms is: A. a congenital defect in the vessel wall. B. atherosclerosis. C. infection. D. trauma. 14 / 23 14. Postoperative nursing management for vein ligation and stripping include all of the following except: A. dangling the legs over the side of the bed for 10 minutes every 4 hours for the first 24 hours. B. elevating the foot of the bed to promote venous blood return. C. maintaining elastic compression of the leg continuously for about 1 week. D. starting the patient ambulating 24 to 48 hours after surgery. 15 / 23 15. Clinical manifestations of deep vein obstruction include: A. edema and limb pain. B. ankle engorgement. C. leg circumference differences. D. all of the above. 16 / 23 16. The most outstanding symptom of Buerger’s disease is: A. a burning sensation. B. cramping in the feet. C. pain. D. paresthesia. 17 / 23 17. 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. A. 20% B. 35% C. 65% D. 80% 18 / 23 18. A significant cause of venous thrombosis is: A. altered blood coagulation. B. stasis of blood. C. vessel wall injury. D. all of the above. 19 / 23 19. Raynaud’s disease is a form of: A. arterial vessel occlusion caused by multiple emboli that develop in the heart and are transported through the systemic circulation. B. arteriolar vasoconstriction, usually on the fingertips, that results in coldness, pain, and pallor. C. peripheral venospasm in the lower extremities owing to valve damage resulting from prolonged venous stasis. D. phlebothrombosis related to prolonged vasoconstriction resulting from overexposure to the cold. 20 / 23 20. Diagnosis of a thoracic aortic aneurysm is done primarily by: A. computed tomography. B. transesophageal echocardiography. C. x-ray. D. all of the above. 21 / 23 21. 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. A. 0.10 B. 0.25 C. 0.35 D. 0.50 22 / 23 22. To save a limb that is affected by occlusion of a major artery, surgery must be initiated before necrosis develops, which is usually: A. within the first 4 hours. B. between 6 and 10 hours. C. between 12 and 24 hours. D. within 1 to 2 days. 23 / 23 23. With peripheral arterial insufficiency, leg pain during rest can be reduced by: A. elevating the limb above heart level. B. lowering the limb so that it is dependent. C. massaging the limb after application of cold compresses. D. placing the limb in a plane horizontal to the body. PLEASE ENTER YOUR DETAILS FOR THE DELIVERY OF YOUR RESULT, THE QUESTIONS WITH ANSWERS, AND THE CERTIFICATE. IT IS, HOWEVER, NOT MANDATORY. YOU CAN CLICK “SEE RESULT” TO VIEW YOUR RESULT RIGHT AWAY. Your score is The average score is 63% LinkedIn Facebook Twitter VKontakte 0% Restart quiz Rate quiz Send feedback Join Lenstapes Med Prep on telegram Share this:PrintWhatsAppTweetLike this:Like Loading... 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