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N211: Health Differences Across the Lifespan I of 148 66. The nurse teaches a patient about the effect of cigarette smoking on the development of coronary artery disease. What is the rationale for this instruction? 67. When planning care for a 10-month –old infant with iron deficiency anemia, the nurse should be chiefly concerned with increasing the infant’s intake of which food? 68. Which nursing intervention should be included in the plan of care for a patient with cardiac failure? 69. Which coagulation disorder is characterized by formation of tiny clots in the microcirculation? 70. Which assessment for the patient who has undergone cardiac surgery requires priority intervention? 71. The physician prescribes an antihypertensive medication for a male patient recently diagnosed with hypertension. Which information should the nurse include in the patient’s teaching plan to ensure that the patient takes the medication as prescribed? 72. Which data supports a nursing diagnosis of decreased cardiac output related to loss of mechanical pumping ability secondary to myocardial infarction? 73. A patient becomes suddenly pale and diaphoretic, then quickly becomes nonresponsive and pulseless. The cardiac monitor displays a series of wide and bizarre QRS complexes at regular intervals. Which condition is the patient likely experiencing? 74. In caring for a group of patients on a cardiac rehabilitation unit, which task should not be delegated by the registered nurse? 75. Which is a therapeutic effect of nitroglycerin (Nitrostat)? Achieve Page 140


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