Correlate the murmur with a bedside heart monitor.

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?


Streptococcus infections

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?


Alcohol intake



Question 2. Question : You are concerned that a patient has an aortic regurgitation murmur. Which is the best position to accentuate the murmur?


Upright, but leaning forward


Left lateral decubitus

Question 3. Question : You are screening people at the mall as part of a health fair. The first person who comes for screening has a blood pressure of 132/85. How would you categorize this?



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.


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