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NCLEX Review Questions

This activity contains 15 questions.

Question 1.
Which of the following are least likely to be early signs of cardiac problems in older persons? (Select all that apply.)

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Question 2.
A patient has been diagnosed with Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure, and is confused about return of deoxygenated blood from the tissue. To clarify the confusion, which chamber of the heart receives blood from systemic circulation?

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Question 3.
It is important that the nurse be knowledgeable about cardiac output in order to:

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Question 4.
Nurses can best help older clients prevent hypertension by teaching:

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Question 5.
Modification of lifestyle behaviors to help manage hypertension does not include which of the following? (Select all that apply.)

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Question 6.
A patient receiving the drug simvastatin (Zocor) should be taught this medication helps to prevent coronary heart disease by:

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Question 7.
Which of the following are not direct causes of chronic ischemic pain? (Select all that apply.)

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Question 8.
Older clients experiencing anginal pain with complaints of fatigue or weakness usually are medicated with which of the following types of medication?

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Question 9.
Which of the following diagnostic studies most likely would confirm a myocardial infarction?

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Question 10.
A client with post-myocardial infarction develops acute bacterial pericarditis. Which of the following medications would the physician most likely prescribe as the primary drug?

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Question 11.
Which of the following diagnostic tests is preferred for evaluating heart valve function?

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Question 12.
An elderly client is being monitored for evidence of congestive heart failure. To detect early signs of heart failure, the nurse would instruct the certified nursing attendant (CNA) to do which of the following during care of the patient?

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Question 13.
Which of the following drug classifications should the nurse question if prescribed for a person with congested heart failure (CHF)?

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Question 14.
A common arrhythmia found in some older clients is chronic atrial fibrillation. Based on the nurse's knowledge of the disease pathology, which of the following prescriptions should the nurse expect to be ordered?

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Question 15.
Which of the following assessments would be an important finding for a patient with arterial disease?

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