A nurse is caring for a patient who cannot clot. Which end product of the clotting cascade is the patient unable to make?
After a myocardial infarction, the nurse cares for the impaired ventricular function because:
The resulting ischemia leads to hypoxic injury and myocardial cell death
Upon assessment the nurse finds a widened pulse pressure and throbbing peripheral pulses. Which valve disorder does the nurse expect?
A 25 year old female presents with burning urination and is diagnosed with a UTI. What organism is the most likely cause of this?
What are the signs, symptoms, and causes of acute cystitis?
Blood in the urine, flank pain, urine is cloudy
An 18 year old is diagnosed with dysmenorrhea. What symptoms will she most likely experience?
______ is the most common bacterial STI in the U.S. and leading cause of infertility for both men and women
Chlamydia (is bacterial whereas herpes is viral)
Esophageal varices are the most common disorder associated with upper _______
A 16-year-old female presents with abdominal pain in the right lower quadrant. Physical examination reveals rebound tenderness and a low-grade fever. A possible diagnosis would be:
______ disrupts hypothalamic satiety signaling and promotes overeating and excessive weight gain and is a factor in the development of obesity
A 13-year-old female confides to her mother that she binge eats and induces vomiting to prevent weight gain. This disease is referred to as:
Bulimia nervosa (can cause esophageal varices due to bleeding & acidic damage)
Cholecystitis is inflammation of the gallbladder wall usually cause by:
Gallstones (these cause pain)
The cardinal signs of small bowel obstruction are _______ and ________.
Vomiting & Distention (of the abdomen)
A 70-year-old female with osteoporosis fractures her leg at a location of preexisting abnormality. She reports that the fracture occurred following a minor fall. Which of the following best describes the fracture?
Pathologic fractures can occur due to: ________ or a pre-existing fracture that has _______
Preexisting pathology, re-fractured
A 12-year-old female hurts her ankle while playing basketball. Tests reveal that she tore a ligament. TJ condition is known as a:
A 35-year-old female suffers a broken clavicle following a motor vehicle accident. X-ray reveals that bone surfaces in the joint partially lost contact with each other. This condition is called:
The most important and clinically useful measurement in rhabdomyolysis is serum _______
_________ are a collection of infected hair follicles and usually occur on the back of the neck, the upper back, and the lateral thighs.
Irregular scar formation is due to irregular _____ and ______ formation
Fibroblast activity & Collagen
People who have had chicken pox, now have a ______ virus in their system, which can cause ______
Herpes zoster, shingles
A 50-year-old male recently underwent a liver transplant & is taking immunosuppressive drugs. He now has pain & vesicular eruptions on the face and trunk. He reports that he had chickenpox as a child. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?
Candidiasis is ______ by the use of systemic antibiotics because the antibiotics ______ the normal flora
exacerbated (intensified), eliminate
(this can cause a yeast infection)
A 20-year-old female presents with vaginal itch and thin-walled pustular lesions. She is diagnosed with candidiasis. This condition is caused by a(n):
A male is experiencing frontotemporal hair recession. He is diagnosed with male patterned baldness which is a form of ____