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NURSING 100/ NURS 100/ NUSING100/ NURS100: HEART FAILURE: University Of Massachusetts (GRADE A)

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NURSING 100/ NURS 100/ NUSING100/ NURS100: HEART FAILURE: University Of Massachusetts (GRADE A)

Heart Failure

A client is diagnosed with myocardial infarction. Which data collection findings indicate that the client has developed left-sided heart failure? 

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A client is in the early stage of heart failure. During this time, which compensatory mechanism occurs?

 

When assessing a client with left-sided heart failure, the nurse expects to note:

 

The nurse is assessing a client with heart failure. The breath sounds commonly auscultated in clients with heart failure are:

 

After an anterior wall myocardial infarction, which of the following problems is indicated by auscultation of crackles in the lungs?

 

In which of the following disorders would the nurse expect to assess sacral edema in bedridden client?

 

Which of the following symptoms might a client with right-sided heart failure exhibit?

 

Which of the following classes of medications maximizes cardiac performance in clients with heat failure by increasing ventricular contractility?

Which of the following conditions is most closely associated with weight gain, nausea, and a decrease in urine output?

 

The nurse is performing an assessment on a client with a diagnosis of left-sided heart failure. Which assessment component would elicit specific information regarding the client's left-sided heart function?
 

 

A client is admitted to the visiting nurse service for assessment and follow-up after being discharged from the hospital with new-onset heart failure (HF). The nurse teaches the client about the dietary restrictions required with HF. Which statement by the client indicates that further teaching is needed?
 

 

A hospitalized client has been diagnosed with heart failure as a complication of hypertension. In explaining the disease process to the client, the nurse identifies which chamber of the heart as primarily responsible for the symptoms?
 

 

A nurse is conducting a health history of a client with a primary diagnosis of heart failure. Which conditions reported by the client could play a role in exacerbating the heart failure? Select all that apply.
 

A client recovering from an exacerbation of left-sided heart failure is experiencing activity intolerance. Which change in vital signs during activity would be the best indicator that the client is tolerating mild exercise?
 

 

A patient with chronic heart failure who has been following a low-sodium diet tells the nurse at the clinic about a 5-pound weight gain in the last 3 days. The nurse's first action will be to
 

During a visit to an elderly patient with chronic heart failure, the home care nurse finds that the patient has severe dependent edema and that the legs appear to be weeping serous fluid. Based on these data, the best nursing diagnosis for the patient is
 

 

When teaching the patient with heart failure about a 2000-mg sodium diet, the nurse explains that foods to be restricted include
 

 

When developing a plan to decrease preload in the patient with heart failure, the nurse will include actions such as
 

During a visit to an elderly patient with chronic heart failure, the home care nurse finds that the patient has severe dependent edema and that the legs appear to be weeping serous fluid. Based on these data, the best nursing diagnosis for the patient is
 

 

Dyspnea, cough, expectoration, weakness, and edema are classic signs and symptoms of which of the following conditions?

Heart failure

 

Which of the following conditions is most closely associated with weight gain, nausea, and a decrease in urine output?

 

Which of the following nursing diagnoses would be appropriate for a client with heart failure? Select all that apply.

 

Which of the following symptoms might a client with right-sided heart failure exhibit?

With which of the following disorders is jugular vein distention most prominent?

 

Mrs. Chua a 78 year old client is admitted with the diagnosis of mild chronic heart failure. The nurse expects

to hear when listening to client’s lungs indicative of chronic heart failure would be:

 

Nurse Chona teaches a client with heart failure to take oral Furosemide in the morning. The reason for this is to help…

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Which of the following foods should the nurse teach a client with heart failure to avoid or limit when following a 2-gram sodium diet?

 

 

Which of the following would be a priority nursing diagnosis for the client with heart failure and pulmonary edema?

 

Which of the following nursing diagnoses would be appropriate for a client with heart failure? Select all that apply.

Ineffective tissue perfusion related to decreased peripheral blood flow secondary to decreased cardiac output.

 

A nurse is conducting a health history with a client with a primary diagnosis of heart failure. Which of the following disorders reported by the client is unlikely to play a role in exacerbating the heart failure?

 

A patient admitted with HF appears very anxious and complains of shortness of breath. Which of the following nursing actions would be appropriate to alleviate this patient’s anxiety (select all that apply)?
 

 

A male patient with a long-standing history of HF has recently qualified for hospice care. Which of the following measures should the nurse now prioritize when providing care for this patient?
 

 

The nurse is providing care for a patient who has decreased cardiac output related to heart failure. The nurse recognizes that cardiac output is
 

 

Dyspnea, cough, expectoration, weakness, and edema are classic signs and symptoms of which of the following conditions?

 

A 63-year-old accountant was admitted to the cardiac ICU with full-blown pulmonary edema. After he was revived, the nurse discusses his symptoms with the client and his wife. What is a typical, subtle symptom that communicates right-sided heart failure?

Gradual, unexplained weight gain.

 

 

A client is returning from the operating room after inguinal hernia repair. The nurse notes that he has fluid volume excess from the operation and is at risk for left-sided heart failure. Which sign or symptom indicates left-sided heart failure?

Bibasilar crackles

 

A nursing student is caring for one of the nurse's assigned cardiac clients. The student asks, "How can I tell the difference between sinus rhythm and sinus bradycardia when I look at the EKG strip" The best reply by the nurse is which of the following?

"The only difference is the rate, which will be below 60 bpm in sinus bradycardia."