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Cardio and Resp Disorders Quiz


The nurse is going to assist a child to perform incentive Spirometry. The nurse position the child in which of the following position?

A. Fowler’s

B. Reverse trendelenburg

C. Supine

D. Prone

Which of the following disorders could be treated with chemotherapy, radiation, and/or bone marrow transplant?

A. myocardial infarction

B. hypertension

C. atherosclerosis

D. leukemia

What circulatory disorder could be diagnosed with an electrocardiogram (ECG)?

A. anemia

B. fibrillation

C. hypertension

D. embolism

Commonly referred to as “chest pains”, the heart is receiving an insufficient amount of blood during stressful situations or exercise

A. ischemia

B. angina pectoralis

C. atherosclerosis

D. aneurysm

Bleeding from blood vessels within the brain

A. Myocardial Infarction

B. Cerebral Hemorrhage

C. Arrhythmia

D. Aneurysm

Term used for rapid heart rate (more than 100 beats per minute)

A. Bradycardia

B. Tachycardia

Occurs when the ventricles of the heart are unable to contract effectively and blood pools in the heart

A. Heart Failure

B. Peripheral Vascular Disease

C. Arteriosclerosis

D. Claudication

It is the medical term used for heart attack.

A. Myocardial Infection

B. Myocardial Infarction

C. Pericardial Inception

D. Coronary Infection

A condition where an embolus is carried by the bloodstream until it reaches an artery too small for passage

A. Hematoma

B. Embolism

C. Septicemia

D. Arrhythmia

A localized clotted mass of blood found in an organ, tissue or space. It is caused by a traumatic injury, such as a blow, that can cause a blood vessel to rupture

A. Sickle Cell Anemia

B. Hematoma

C. Septicemia

D. Aneurysm

Chest pain may cause?

A. permanent damage to the heart muscle

B. Heart muscle get enough oxygen in the blood

C. Heart muscle doesn’t get enough oxygen in the blood

D. All above

A specific blood test to confirm an acute myocardial infarction is?

A. Lipid profile

B. Cardiac Enzyme

C. Full Blood Count

D.Serum Electrolyte

It is triggered by irritants like pollutants, dirt or pollen.

A. Asthma

B. Hypertension

C. Stroke

D. Tuberculosis

term for slow heart rate (less than 60 beats per minute)

A. Bradycardia

B. Tachycardia

A hereditary disease in which the blood clots slowly or abnormally. This causes prolonged bleeding with even minor cuts and bumps

A. Anemia

B. Hemophilia

C. Embolism

D. Atherosclerosis

COPD is a term to describe a group of breathing condition such as…

A. Chronic bronchitis, emphysema & asthma

B. Bronchi, epimysium & asthma

C. Chronic bronchitis, emphysema & ahmar

D. Chronic, emphysema & asthma

Which of these are problems associated with the cardio-vascular system?

A. COPD, DVT and angina

B. DVT, angina and CHD

C. DVT, CHD and Crohns Disease

D. Rickets, Scurvey and Hyperthyroidism

Do you think Atherosclerosis is a chronic or an acute disease?

A. Chronic

B. Acute

Disease that occurs when deposits of fatty substances form along the walls of the arteries.

A. Atherosclerosis

B. Heart Failure

C. Myocardial Infarction

D. Claudication

High Blood pressure is known as

A. hypersomnia

B. hyperventilation

C. hypertension

D. hypoxia

It is caused by a rupture on a blood vessel on the brain.


B. Influenza

C. Stroke

D. Tuberculosis

Term used to discuss any change or deviation from the normal rate or rhythm of the heart

A. Arrhythmia

B. Aneurysm

C. Hematoma

D. Sickle cell anemia

Caused by blockage of the arteries, usually in the legs.

A. Peripheral Vascular Disease

B. Myocardial Infarction

C. Tachycardia

D. Angina Pectoris

What is Atherosclerosis?

A. It’s a disease that affects the arteries

B. It’s a disease that affects the capillaries

C. A disease that affects your veins

A cancerous or malignant conditions in which there is a great increase in the number of white blood cells

A. Leukemia

B. Angina Pectoris

C. Polycythemia

D. Arrhythmia


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