Question 24. Question : Percussion notes heard during the abdominal assessment may include:
flatness, resonance, and dullness.
resonance, dullness, and tympany.
tympany, hyperresonance, and dullness.
resonance, hyperresonance, and flatness.
Question 25. Question : The nurse practitioner is assessing a patient for possible peptic ulcer disease and knows that which condition often causes this problem?
History of constipation and frequent laxative use
Frequent use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
Question 1: You are participating in a health fair and performing cholesterol screens. One person has a cholesterol level of 225. She is concerned about her risk for developing heart disease. Which of the following factors is used to estimate the 10-year risk of developing coronary heart disease?
Upright, but leaning forward
Left lateral decubitus
Stage 1 hypertension
Stage 2 hypertension
Question 4. Question : How should you determine whether a murmur is systolic or diastolic?
Palpate the carotid pulse.
Palpate the radial pulse.
Judge the relative length of systole and diastole by auscultation.
Correlate the murmur with a bedside heart monitor.