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HEALTH ASSESSMENT IN NURSING 6TH EDITION BY WEBER - Chapter 21 ANSWER KEY ON THE LAST PAGE 1. While auscultating the client's heart at the third intercostal space and on the left sternal borde... r, the nurse notes a high-pitched, scratchy sound that increases with exhalation with the client leaning forward. The nurse should document which of the following? A) Pericardial friction rub B) Midsystolic click C) Summation gallop D) Aortic ejection click 2. During chest auscultation, the nurse hears a quiet murmur immediately upon placing the stethoscope on the client's chest. The nurse interprets this as which grade? A) 1 B) 2 C) 3 D) 4 3. A group of students is reviewing the structures of the heart, noting that the thickest layer of the heart is made up of contractile muscle cells. The students are correct in identifying this layer as which of the following? A) Myocardium B) Epicardium C) Endocardium D) Pericardium 4. A nurse is reviewing the electrical conduction system of the heart in preparation for assessing a client with a conduction problem. The nurse should be aware that the electrical signal originates in which of the following locations? A) Bundle of His B) Purkinje fibers C) Sinoatrial node D) AV node 5. The nurse is analyzing the data from the assessment of a client's heart and neck vessels. The client's first heart sound corresponds with what event in the cardiac cycle? A) Isometric contraction B) Closure of the semilunar valves C) Beginning of diastole D) Closure of the atrioventricular valves 6. The nurse is assessing a client who is in uncompensated right-sided heart failure. What assessment finding should the nurse anticipate? A) Increased jugular venous pressure B) Bradycardia C) Decreased blood pressure D) Dysrhythmias 7. The nurse is assessing a client with a cardiac condition who complains of not sleeping well and of having to get up frequently at night to urinate. The nurse should recognize what implication of this statement? A) The client may have developed a cardiac conduction problem. B) The client may be experiencing symptoms of heart failure. C) The client's cardiac problem is being adequately compensated for. D) The client may be at increased risk for myocardial infarction. 8. The nurse is assessing a client's heart and neck vessels. Which technique would be most appropriate to use when examining the client's jugular venous pulse? A) Perform the exam with the client in a supine position. B) Have the client look straight ahead with chin slightly lifted. C) Have the client sit up at a 90-degree angle. D) Inspect the suprasternal notch or around the clavicles. 9. The nurse is preparing to assess a client's apical impulse. The nurse should palpate at which location? A) Second intercostal space, left sternal border B) Third intercostal space, left axillary line C) Fourth intercostal space, left sternal border D) Fifth intercostal space, left midclavicular line 10. A nurse is preparing a health education session for a local community group. When addressing the relationship between coronary artery disease (CAD) and culture, which information would the nurse include? A) Caucasians usually possess greater lifestyle risks for CAD than African Americans. B) Hypertension is more prevalent in African Americans than among Caucasians. C) Hypertension is seen more in white women than in African-American women. D) Hispanic Americans have a higher rate of CAD than white Americans. 11. The nurse is assessing a client with mitral insufficiency. Which characteristic of the first heart sound should the nurse expect to hear? A) Split B) Diminished C) Accentuated D) Varying 12. The nurse is assessing a client who has a complex cardiac history. The nurse has asked the client to lean forward while in a sitting position. This position will allow the nurse to do which of the following? A) Assess the client's heart sounds while preventing shortness of breath. B) Identify heart sounds that may be inaudible in other positions. C) Assess the impact of the client's heart disease on his mobility. D) Differentiate heart sounds from breath sounds. [Show More]

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