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NURS 231 PERICARDITIS NCLEX Questions & Answers 1. True or False: The pericardium layer consists of a fibrous layer that is made up of two layers called the parietal and visceral layers.* True False... 2. A patient is hospitalized with chronic pericarditis. On assessment, you note the patient has pitting edema in lower extremities, crackles in lungs, and dyspnea on excretion. The patient's echocardiogram shows thickening of the pericardium. This is known as what type of pericarditis?* A. Pericardial effusion B. Acute pericarditis C. Constrictive pericarditis D. Effusion-Constrictive pericarditis 3. Select-all-that-apply: Which of the following are NOT typical signs and symptoms of pericarditis?* A. Fever B. Increased pain when leaning forward C. ST segment depression D. Pericardial friction rub E. Radiating substernal pain felt in the left shoulder F. Breathing in relieves the pain 4. You are providing care to a patient with pericarditis. Which of the following is NOT a proper nursing intervention for this patient?* A. Monitor the patient for complications of cardiac tamponade. B. Administer Ibuprofen as scheduled. C. Place the patient in supine position to relieve pain. D. Monitor the patient for pulsus paradoxus and muffled heart sounds. [Show More]

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