NCLEX practice exam: Vascular conditions

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Take this quiz with these sample exam questions on vascular conditions to see how you score!

[10 questions]

Which of the following clients is at greatest risk for thromboangiitis obliterans (Buerger’s disease)?

The primary goal for clients with Buerger’s disease is to prevent:

A client is newly diagnosed with vasospastic disorder (Reynaud’s phenomenon). Which of the following topics should the nurse discuss with this client?

A nurse assesses a 35-year-old female client with vasospastic disorder (Reynaud’s phenomenon) affecting her left hand. The client reports the tips of her left fingers are numb. The nurse notes that this client’s fingers are warm, dry and pink without swelling present. Radial pulse is weak, and capillary refill is 5 seconds. Which of the following would be the priority nursing diagnosis at this time?

A client with deep vein thrombosis (DVT) has an order for enoxaparin (Lovenox). The nurse notes these laboratory findings: prothrombin time (PTT) 12.5 seconds, INR 2.0 seconds, platelets 50,000/µL. The nurse should:

A client has a 3-hour car ride home with her daughter after being treated for thrombophlebitis. The nurse should advise the client to:

Following an emergency embolectomy, a client arrives in the recovery room. Which of the following interventions would the nurse perform LAST?

A client is admitted with a 6.9 cm thoracic aneurysm. Initial vital signs are blood pressure 154/82 mm Hg, respirations 20 per minute, heart rate 78 bpm. Following a bowel movement, the client complains of sharp, severe mid-chest pain. The nurse should FIRST:

Upon assessment, a nurse notes a blue discoloration on the right flank of a client suspected of having an aortic aneurysm. This finding is known as:

A client with a stasis ulcer on his right ankle and 2+ pitting edema has been taking chlorothiazide (Diuril). This medication helps treat these conditions by:

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