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Cardiac-Vascular Nursing Exam Prep I Question List

1 Which of the following are causes of orthostatic hypotension?
  1. Asthma, Addison’s disease, alpha blockers
  2. Pulmonary edema, COPD, antihistaminics
  3. Anxiety, vasculitis, beta agonist
  4. Diuretics, pregnancy, burns, excessive heat exposure
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2 Which of the phenomena is matched correctly with the relevant of general adaptation syndrome?
  1. Alarm stage - initial response to a stressor
  2. Stage of exhaustion - point at which the stressor becomes dysfunctional
  3. Stage of resistance - individual continues the fight or flight response
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4 When ventricular fibrillation occurs in the coronary care unit, the immediate action is to:
  1. Initiate CPR and administer oxygen
  2. Defibrillate the patient
  3. Cardiovert by giving 1 shock at 360J
  4. Administer Sodium Bicarbonate IV
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A nurse is caring for a patient on digoxin therapy. It is the responsibility of the nurse to know the signs and symptoms of digoxin toxicity. Which of the following is correct?

  1. Halo effect on vision, ventricular bigeminy, PVC, anorexia
  2. Bradycardia, nausea, vomiting, headache
  3. PVC, anorexia, ventricular bigeminy, bleeding
  4. Tachypnea, anorexia, PVC, nausea
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