Welcome to your NCLEX reviewer and practice questions quiz for cardiovascular system disorders. This NCLEX nursing test bank tests your competence in the nursing care and management of patients with dysrhythmias, hematological disorders, hypertension, coronary artery disease, myocardial infarction, heart failure, and peripheral vascular diseases.
Cardiac Disorders Nursing Test Bank
Here are the NCLEX practice questions for cardiovascular system disorders. This nursing test bank set includes 220 NCLEX-style practice questions that cover topics like dysrhythmias, EKG interpretation, heart failure, myocardial infarction, hematologic disorders, and more. Use these questions to help you review for cardiovascular system disorders and as an alternative to Quizlet.
All questions on this set are updated to give you the most challenging questions, along with insightful rationales to reinforce learning.
Quizzes included in this guide are:
- Dysrhythmias & EKG Interpretation NCLEX Practice Exam #1 | 20 Questions
- Hematologic Disorders and Anemia NCLEX Practice Exam #2 | 50 Questions
- Hypertension & Coronary Artery Disease NCLEX Practice Exam #3 | 50 Questions
- Heart Failure & Valvular Diseases NCLEX Practice Exam #4 | 50 Questions
- Myocardial Infarction & Peripheral Vascular Diseases NCLEX Practice Exam #5 | 50 Questions
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Hematologic Disorders and Anemia NCLEX Practice Exam #2 | 50 Questions
For this second set of NCLEX practice questions, topics included are hematology, management of anemia, polycythemia vera, etc.
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Question 1 of 50
The nurse is preparing to teach a client with microcytic hypochromic anemia about the diet to follow after discharge. Which of the following foods should be included in the diet?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 50
The nurse would instruct the client to eat which of the following foods to obtain the best supply of vitamin B12?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 50
The nurse has just admitted a 35-year-old female client who has a serum B12 concentration of 800 pg/ml. Which of the following laboratory findings would cue the nurse to focus the client’s history on the specific drug or alcohol abuse?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 50
The nurse understands that the client with pernicious anemia will have which of the following distinguishing laboratory findings?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 50
The nurse devises a teaching plan for the patient with aplastic anemia. Which of the following is the most important concept to teach for health maintenance?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 50
A client comes into the health clinic 3 years after undergoing resection of the terminal ileum complaining of weakness, shortness of breath, and a sore tongue. Which client statement indicates a need for intervention and client teaching?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 50
A vegetarian client was referred to a dietitian for nutritional counseling for anemia. Which client outcome indicates that the client does not understand nutritional counseling? The client:CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 50
A client was admitted with iron deficiency anemia and blood-streaked emesis. Which question is most appropriate for the nurse to ask in determining the extent of the client’s activity intolerance?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 50
The primary purpose of the Schilling test is to measure the client’s ability to:CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 50
The nurse implements which of the following for the client who is starting a Schilling test?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 50
A client with pernicious anemia asks why she must take vitamin B12 injections for the rest of her life. What is the nurse’s best response?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 50
The nurse is assessing a client’s activity intolerance by having the client walk on a treadmill for 5 minutes. Which of the following indicates an abnormal response?CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 50
When comparing the hematocrit levels of a post-op client, the nurse notes that the hematocrit decreased from 36% to 34% on the third day even though the RBC and hemoglobin values remained stable at 4.5 million and 11.9 g/dL, respectively. Which nursing intervention is most appropriate?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 50
A client is to receive epoetin (Epogen) injections. What laboratory value should the nurse assess before giving the injection?CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 50
A client states that she is afraid of receiving vitamin B12 injections because of the potential toxic reactions. What is the nurse’s best response to relieve these fears?CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 50
A client with microcytic anemia is having trouble selecting food items from the hospital menu. Which food is best for the nurse to suggest for satisfying the client’s nutritional needs and personal preferences?CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 50
A client with macrocytic anemia has a burn on her foot and states that she had been watching television while lying on a heating pad. What is the nurse’s first response?CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 50
Which of the following nursing assessments is a late symptom of polycythemia vera?CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 50
The nurse is teaching a client with polycythemia vera about potential complications from this disease. Which manifestations would the nurse include in the client’s teaching plan? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 50
When a client is diagnosed with aplastic anemia, the nurse monitors for changes in which of the following physiological functions?CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 50
Which of the following blood components is decreased in anemia?CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 50
A client with anemia may be tired due to a tissue deficiency of which of the following substances?CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 50
Which of the following cells is the precursor to the red blood cell (RBC)?CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 50
Which of the following symptoms is expected with hemoglobin of 10 g/dl?CorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 50
Which of the following diagnostic findings are most likely for a client with aplastic anemia?CorrectIncorrect
Question 26 of 50
A client with iron deficiency anemia is scheduled for discharge. Which instruction about prescribed ferrous gluconate therapy should the nurse include in the teaching plan?CorrectIncorrect
Question 27 of 50
Which of the following disorders results from a deficiency of factor VIII?CorrectIncorrect
Question 28 of 50
The nurse explains to the parents of a 1-year-old child admitted to the hospital in a sickle cell crisis that the local tissue damage the child has on admission is caused by which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 29 of 50
The mothers asks the nurse why her child’s hemoglobin was normal at birth but now the child has S hemoglobin. Which of the following responses by the nurse is most appropriate?CorrectIncorrect
Question 30 of 50
Which of the following would the nurse identify as the priority nursing diagnosis during a toddler’s vaso-occlusive sickle cell crisis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 31 of 50
A mother asks the nurse if her child’s iron deficiency anemia is related to the child’s frequent infections. The nurse responds based on the understanding of which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 32 of 50
Which statements by the mother of a toddler would lead the nurse to suspect that the child has iron-deficiency anemia? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 33 of 50
Which of the following foods would the nurse encourage the mother to offer to her child with iron deficiency anemia?CorrectIncorrect
Question 34 of 50
The physician has ordered several laboratory tests to help diagnose an infant’s bleeding disorder. Which of the following tests, if abnormal, would the nurse interpret as most likely to indicate hemophilia?CorrectIncorrect
Question 35 of 50
Which of the following assessments in a child with hemophilia would lead the nurse to suspect early hemarthrosis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 36 of 50
Because of the risks associated with administration of factor VIII concentrate, the nurse would teach the client’s family to recognize and report which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 37 of 50
A child suspected of having sickle cell disease is seen in a clinic, and laboratory studies are performed. A nurse checks the lab results, knowing which of the following would be increased in this disease?CorrectIncorrect
Question 38 of 50
A clinic nurse instructs the mother of a child with sickle cell disease about the precipitating factors related to pain crisis. Which of the following, if identified by the mother as a precipitating factor, indicates the need for further instructions?CorrectIncorrect
Question 39 of 50
Laboratory studies are performed for a child suspected of having iron deficiency anemia. The nurse reviews the laboratory results, knowing which of the following results would indicate this type of anemia?CorrectIncorrect
Question 40 of 50
A pediatric nurse health educator provides a teaching session to the nursing staff regarding hemophilia. Which of the following information regarding this disorder would the nurse plan to include in the discussion?CorrectIncorrect
Question 41 of 50
A nurse is assessing the neurovascular of a client who has returned to the surgical nursing unit 4 hours ago after undergoing an aortoiliac bypass graft. The affected leg is warm, and the nurse notes redness and edema. The pedal pulse is palpable and unchanged from admission. The nurse interprets that the neurovascular status is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 42 of 50
After open-heart surgery, a client develops a temperature of 102°F. The nurse notifies the physician because elevated temperatures:CorrectIncorrect
Question 43 of 50
During a cardiac catheterization blood samples from the right atrium, right ventricle, and pulmonary artery are analyzed for their oxygen content. Normally:CorrectIncorrect
Question 44 of 50
The nurse prepares the client for insertion of a pulmonary artery catheter (Swan-Ganz catheter). The nurse teaches the client that the catheter will be inserted to provide information about:CorrectIncorrect
Question 45 of 50
When preparing a client for discharge after surgery for a CABG, the nurse should teach the client that there will be:CorrectIncorrect
Question 46 of 50
What is the most important nursing action when measuring a pulmonary capillary wedge pressure (PCWP)?CorrectIncorrect
Question 47 of 50
The most important assessment for the nurse to make after a client has had a femoropopliteal bypass for peripheral vascular disease would be:CorrectIncorrect
Question 48 of 50
Which signs cause the nurse to suspect cardiac tamponade after a client has cardiac surgery? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 49 of 50
A client has the diagnosis of left ventricular failure and a high pulmonary capillary wedge pressure (PCWP). The physician orders dopamine to improve ventricular function. The nurse will know the medication is working if the client’s:CorrectIncorrect
Question 50 of 50
A 35-year-old male was knifed in the street fight, admitted through the ER, and is now in the ICU. An assessment of his condition reveals the following symptoms: respirations shallow and rapid, CVP 15 cm H2O, BP 90 mm Hg systolic, skin cold and pale, urinary output 60-100 mL/hr for the last 2 hours. Analyzing these symptoms, the nurse will base a nursing diagnosis on the conclusion that the client has which of the following conditions?CorrectIncorrect
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