Date: 11/22/15 Total Score: 96 %
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CATEGORY anatomy
QUESTION Backward effects of left-sided heart failure include:
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CATEGORY anatomy
Oxygen saturation is likely to be lowest when an asthmatic with a diagnosis of pneumonia is
positioned:
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CATEGORY anatomy
In performing a physical assessment, the nurse notes the patient has a “barrel―
configuration to the chest. This is a consequence of:
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CATEGORY anatomy
QUESTION Which of the following is true of the biological functions of testosterone?
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CATEGORY anatomy
QUESTION Which of the following is true of the biological functions of estrone?
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CATEGORY biology
QUESTION Closed drainage systems work to re-expand a lung after pneumothorax by:
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CATEGORY biology
QUESTION Patients with chronic renal failure usually exhibit:
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CATEGORY biology
QUESTION The diet of a patient in end-stage kidney disease is restricted in all of the following except:
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CATEGORY biology
QUESTION In addition to hypertension, pre-eclampsia is characterized by:

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CATEGORY biology
QUESTION Why is heat an effective means of sterilization?
A) Heat is an effective means of sterilization because it destroys the proteins of microbial
life-forms including fungi, bacteria and viruses.
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CATEGORY chemistry
QUESTION Laboratory test results indicative of thrombocytopenia, in addition to a low platelet count, would
be:
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CATEGORY chemistry
QUESTION The oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve represents the relationship between the:
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CATEGORY chemistry
Carbon monoxide binds tightly to the heme groups of hemoglobin and myoglobin. How does
this affinity reflect the toxicity of carbon monoxide?
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CATEGORY chemistry
QUESTION List the enzymes whose levels are elevated in the blood serum following an MI.
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CATEGORY chemistry
On the normal oxyhemoglobin curve, if the Oâ‚‚ saturation is 88%, it would correlate with a
PaOâ‚‚ of approximately:
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CATEGORY pathophysiology
You are reviewing the results of an ABG. Both the pH and the HCO³ values are abnormal
and match. The primary problem is:
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CATEGORY pathophysiology
Interpret the following ABG results.
pH 7.45 pCO₂ 26 HCO₃ 16
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CATEGORY pathophysiology
QUESTION Which of the following may be a reason to order an ABG on a patient?
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CATEGORY pathophysiology
A patient with a prolonged episode of nausea, vomiting and diarrhea has an ABG ordered on
admission. You might expect the results to show:
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CATEGORY pathophysiology
Interpret the following ABG results.
pH 7.33 pCO₂ 60 HCO₃ 34
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CATEGORY pharmacology
QUESTION The purposes of epinephrine injection include all of the following except:
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CATEGORY pharmacology
QUESTION What is the medical application of cortisone? Cortisone is used to treat:
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CATEGORY pharmacology
QUESTION How do sulfa drugs selectively kill bacteria while causing no harm to humans?

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CATEGORY pharmacology
QUESTION What occurs when glycogen metabolism is stimulated by insulin?
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CATEGORY pharmacology
Therapeutic interventions focused on increasing the oxygen supplied to the heart and
decreasing the heart’s demand for oxygen include: