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Kaplan-Science Exam Nursing
Kaplan Nursing Entrance Exam
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If the mitral value prolapsed, what problem should you anticipate?:
Backup of blood in the left atrium
Which system regulates blood pressure?:
What substance is absorbe in the small intestine?:
Vitamin D does what?
promotes calcium absorption
This system removes nitrogen-containing wastes from body:
This system supplies the body cells w/oxygen and nutrients and removes waste:
This system directs bodily defenses against external stimuli:
Regulates heart and breathing rates:
Regulates electrolyte balance:
Regulates re-absorption of water and electrolytes:
transforms vitamin D into a useful form:
Which system controls metabolism?
Endocrine and Central Nervous System
The system that assists the nervous system with homeostasis
The gland that governs the pituitary & is controlled by the feedback of hormones in the blood.
The heart sends blood to the lungs for oxygenation through the pulmonary circuit & to the remainder through the
carry blood away from the heart
carry blood toward the heart
Microscopic vessels through which exchanges take place between the blood & cells of the body
The smallest arteries
Nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, lungs, diaphragm, muscles around the ribs & alveoli are all components of the
Where does digestion & absorption of food occur?
Digestive organ that reabsorbs water and stores & eliminates undigested food.
Which system gets rid of metabolic waste or acids?
Which of the following shows the correct order of the flow of waste through the large intestine?
Cecum, ascending colon, transverse colon, descending colon, sigmoid colon
What is the normal pH in the body?
7.35 - 7.45
If a nurse is examining someone with gout, that should the persons foot look like?
Inflammation and redness, mainly in big toe.
The exchange of gasses between blood and body cells
The exchange of gases between the atmosphere and blood through alveoli.
How does air travel through lungs?
pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli
Which system gets rid of metabolic acids?
How does blood flow through the heart?
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