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Heart Failure Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. NYHA functional class IV
  2. Diastolic dysfunction exacerbation etiologies
  3. Impaired cardiac output secondary to impaired myocardial contractility
  4. impaired filling etiologies
  5. Preload is aka
  1. a left-ventricular end-diastolic volume
  2. b Symptoms of congestive heart failure are present even at rest. Increased discomfort is experienced with any physical activity.
  3. c lack of compliance, uncontrolled hypertension, arrhythmias, emotional stress, MI, environmental factors, inadequate therapy, inappropriate meds
  4. d systolic dysfunction
  5. e mitral stenosis, tricuspid stenosis

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. systemic hypertension, pulmonary hypertension, aortic stenosis
  2. volume overload, pressure overload, loss of muscle, loss of contractility
  3. DOE, orthopnea, tachypnea, cough, hemoptysis, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
  4. patients awaiting heart transplant, patients in hospice setting for management of HF
  5. COPD exacerbations, pneumonia

5 True/False Questions

  1. As preload increases, stroke volume and cardiac output _____.100 pg/mL


  2. 2 broad etiologies of diastolic heart failurevolume overload, pressure overload, loss of muscle, loss of contractility


  3. What curve describes the relationshiph between preload and stroke volume on cardiac output?increases


  4. NYHA functional class IIordinary physical activity does NOT cause undue fatigue, dyspnea, or plapitation


  5. ACC/AHA stage CPatients who have current or prior symptoms of heart failure with underlying structural disease


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