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  1. What's the most frequent s/s of Nitroglycerin?
  2. Which electrolyte in-balanced can cause cardiac dysrythmias with the torsades de pointes?
  3. Which electrolyte in-balanced may cause a shortened QT interval?
  4. Pt's P waves and QRS are regular his heart rate is 64 beats per min. What kind of rhythm is this pt on?
    Normal sims rhythm (NSR)
  5. Which catheter when properly positioned lies in the central vena cava?
    Central venous catheter
  6. What would be the best explanation if the pt asks the Nx why is his MD ordering a stress test?
    A stress test is to know how your heart works during exercise
  7. You know that potassium is important because:
    it can alter the myocardial muscle function
  8. The most frequent EKG change due to hypokalemia is:
    Premature Ventricular Contraction (PVC)
  9. Pt has hypokalemia the Nx knows what electrolyte needs to be changed is:
  10. If pt has an MI in what period of time would you see a rise in the cardiac enzymes?
    4-6 hours after the MI
  11. Where is the usual insertion site of a Swanz Ganz Catheter?
    Subclavian vein
  12. Nx researches have determined... can be reliably measured from the HOB which position would the Nx have your pt in to accurately measure?
    Lying supine 0,60 degrees
  13. (Fill-in) _______ There's a difference in of 10 mm Hg or more between the first Korotkoff sound heralding systolic BP heard during expiration and the first that is heard during inspiration
    Pulsus Paradoxus
  14. (SATA) Conditions that will cause hypokalemia?
    • GI loses
    • Chronic steroid therapy (Cortisone)
    • Diuretics therapy w/ indificiency replacement
  15. A Pt on Coumadin Therapy has been hospitalized they are being discharged what should the Nx tell pt to eat?
  16. (SATA) Serum cardiac markers after acute MI?
    • Myoglobin
    • CK-MB
    • Troponin
  17. Which of the following is associated w/ Right sided heart failure?
    Nocturnal Polyuria
  18. (Fill-in) ______ What are cord that structure attached to the mitral and tricupid valves
    Cardiac tendience
  19. (Fill-in) Acute compression of the heart due to pericadial accumulation results in ________
    Cardiac tamponade
  20. (SATA) The Nx is in ICU and she's caring for a pt that is receiving Hemodynamic monitoring when planning for this pt care what Nx diagnosis would apply to this pt? *all of the above
    • Fluid volume deficit
    • Fluid volume excess
    • Decreased cardiac output
    • Ineffective tissue perfusion
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2011-05-09 21:39:12

week 7
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