Chapter 31 Vascular Disorders & Problems of Peripheral Circulation

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Chapter 31  Vascular Disorders & Problems of Peripheral Circulation

 

 

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Sample Questions

 

1.
A patient reports experiencing pain in the left lower leg and foot when walking. The nurse notes that the leg is slightly edematous and is hairless. This pain is relieved with rest. The nurse suspects that the patient may be experiencing:
A)
Coronary artery disease
C)
Arterial embolus
B)
Intermittent claudication
D)
Raynaud’s disease

2.
The nurse who notes that the patient’s ankle-brachial index (ABI) of the right leg is 0.40 is aware that this may indicate:
A)
Venous narrowing
C)
Adequate peripheral circulation
B)
Arterial narrowing
D)
Inadequate coronary output

3.
The most appropriate goal for a patient with peripheral arterial insufficiency is promotion of:
A)
Vasoconstriction
C)
Vascular compression
B)
Vasodilatation
D)
Atherosclerosis

4.
To maintain adequate tissue integrity to the lower legs of a patient with peripheral vascular disease, the nurse should encourage the patient to:
A)
Use strong soaps to clean the feet.
C)
Eat a low-protein diet.
B)
Avoid trimming toenails.
D)
Wear sturdy, well-fitting shoes.

5.
When assessing a patient with peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD) of the left leg, the nurse expects to find:
A)
Equal pulses in the extremities
C)
Equal skin color between extremities
B)
Unequal pulses between extremities
D)
Warm feet between extremities

 

Answer Key

1.
B
2.
B
3.
B
4.
D
5.
B

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