Exam (elaborations) NURS 6501N MIDTERM EXAM WITH ANSWERS (NURS 6501N)
NURS 6501N Midterm Exam (100 out of 100)
A professor has taught the students about the pathogenesis of abdominal pain. Which statement by a student indicates the professor needs to review the material?
Which cardiac chambers have the thinnest wall and why?
A healthcare provider notes that tapping the patient’s facial nerve leads to lip twitching. What electrolyte value is correlated with this finding?
What is the cause of functional dysphagia?
Which gastric hormone inhibits acid and pepsinogen secretion, as well as decreases the release of gastrin?
What is one function of the tumor cell marker?
Why is the leakage of lysosomal enzymes during chemical injuries significant?
The student wants information about a patient’s renal function. What test does the healthcare professional tell the student to evaluate?
A student is preparing to irrigate a patient’s wound and gathers supplies, including hydrogen peroxide. What response by the health care professional is best?
A patient suffered multiple traumatic injuries and received many blood transfusions within a few days of the injuries. For which medical condition should the healthcare professional monitor the patient for?
The data reporting that sickle cell disease affects approximately 1 in 600 American blacks is an example of which concept?
A patient has a history of excessive use of magnesium-containing antacids and aluminum-containing antacids. What lab value does the healthcare professional correlate to this behavior?
A student asks why some vaccinations are given orally and some are given by injection. What response by the professor is best?
A person wants to know if eating only plant-based foods is advisable as a way to cut cholesterol to near-zero levels. What response by the health care professional is best?
What is the initiating event that leads to the development of atherosclerosis?
The cardiac electrical impulse normally begins spontaneously in the sinoatrial (SA) node because of what reason?
An amniocentesis indicates a neural tube defect when an increase in which protein is evident?
When comparing the clinical manifestations of both diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and hyperglycemic hyperosmolar nonketotic syndrome (HHNKS), which condition is associated with only DKA?
A student learns what information about acute pancreatitis?
If a patient develops acidosis, the nurse would expect the oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve to react in which manner?
A student asks the professor to differentiate Type 2 diabetes mellitus from Type 1. The professors’ response would be that Type 2 is best described as what?
The healthcare professional explains to a student that the amount of volume of blood in the heart is directly related to the _____ of contraction.
What is apoptosis?
In regulating vascular mediators released from mast cells, the role of eosinophils is to release what?
A professor has taught a student about skeletal alterations seen in chronic kidney disease. Which statement by the student indicates the professor needs to give more information?
The action of platelet-derived growth factor is to stimulate the production of which cells?
A patient is in severe shock and is receiving vasopressin. A student asks the health care professional to explain the rationale for this treatment. What response by the professional is most accurate?
What effect is a result of inhibiting the parasympathetic nervous system with a drug such as atropine?
People diagnosed with neurofibromatosis have varying degrees of the condition because of which genetic principle?
Which term is used to identify the movement of gas and air into and out of the lungs?
A healthcare professional wants to determine the adequacy of a person’s alveolar ventilation. What assessment finding is most important for the professional to consider?