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Question 1.
Your neighbor recently has been diagnosed with congestive heart failure, and seeks information on the cause of the disease. In your discussion with the neighbor, it is related that the functional mechanism for heart failure is:


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Question 2.

A middle-aged woman presents to your office with a complaint of aching legs and swelling every evening.
Her occupation is waitress. She wears walking shoes at work, is 30 pounds over weight, and smokes half a pack of cigarettes a day. Which of the following interventions, restated to the nurse by the client, shows that there is still a misunderstanding in the concepts being presented?

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Question 3.
When evaluating the size and shape of the heart and great vessels of a client with congestive heart failure, a number of assessment techniques can be performed.
Which technique noted below would not be included in the assessment of this client?


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Question 4.
Which person is most at risk for experiencing sudden cardiac event?


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Question 5.
A patient with chest pain and shortness of breath has arrived in your Emergency Department. You are about to perform a physical assessment on this person. Data you will obtain in the nursing history of relevance to heart disease includes:


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Question 6.
The cardinal signs of cardiac arrest include all of the following signs except:


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Question 7.
When assessing any client coming to see a physician, assessing heart rate is common practice. Of the client assessments performed, for which client would you be most concerned?


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Question 8.
The leading indicator and contributor of cardiac disease as the cause of death in North America is:


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Question 9.

As a home health nurse, you are making a visit to a newly diagnosed coronary artery disease client. After your initial assessments are completed, you decide to review dietary alterations that may be considered for this client. You are satisfied that your teaching is successful when your client makes which of the following statements?

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Question 10.
In working with elderly clients in the community, the nurse would consider which of the following inappropriate in relation to the use of antiembolic stockings by these clients?


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