Management Of Patients with Coronary Vascular Disorders Quiz
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Management Of Patients with Coronary Vascular Disorders Quiz

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1. Calcium channel blockers act by:

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2. Lumen narrowing with atherosclerosis is caused by:

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3. The need for surgical intervention in coronary artery disease (CAD) is determined by the:

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4. The most common site of myocardial infarction is the:

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5. The classic ECG changes that occur with an MI include all of the following except:

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6. The scientific rationale supporting the administration of beta-adrenergic blockers is the drugs’ ability to:

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7. Myocardial cell damage can be reflected by high levels of cardiac enzymes. The cardiac-specific isoenzyme is:

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8. Hypertension is repeated blood pressure measurements exceeding:

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9. An antidote for propranolol hydrochloride (a beta-adrenergic blocker) that is used to treat bradycardia is:

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10. Which of the following statements about myocardial infarction pain is incorrect?

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11. The most common vasodilator used to treat myocardial pain is:

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12. An intravenous analgesic frequently administered to relieve chest pain associated with myocardial infarction is:

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13. A candidate for percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) is a patient with coronary artery disease who:

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14. The nurse expects a postoperative PTCA patient to be discharged:

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15. The most common heart disease for adults in the United States is:

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16. Patient education includes telling someone who takes nitroglycerin sublingually that he or she should take 1, then go quickly to the nearest emergency department if no relief has been obtained after taking ______ tablet(s) at 5-minute intervals.

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17. The incidence of coronary artery disease tends to be equal for men and women after the age of:

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18. The pain of angina pectoris is produced primarily by:

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19. A candidate for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) must meet which of the following criteria?

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20. A goal of dilation in PTCA is to increase blood flow through the artery’s lumen and achieve a residual stenosis of less than:

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21. The most common nursing diagnosis for patients awaiting cardiac surgery is:

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22. The nurse needs to be alert to assess for clinical symptoms of possible postoperative complications of PTCA, which include:

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23. Extremity paresthesia, dysrhythmias (peaked T waves), and mental confusion after cardiac surgery are signs of electrolyte imbalance related to the level of:

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24. The nurse advises a patient that sublingual nitroglycerin should alleviate angina pain within:

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25. A healthy level of serum cholesterol would be a reading of:

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26. Which of the following findings is not a significant risk factor for heart disease?

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27. In the United States, about 1 million people will have an acute myocardial infarction each year. Of these 1 million, what percentage will die?

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28. A complication after cardiac surgery that is associated with an alteration in preload is:

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