Module H: The Circulatory System Question Preview (ID: 25910)

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Oxygen rich blood is pumped from the left ventricle to the:
a) right ventricle
b) aorta
c) capillaries
d) veins

About 55% of blood is compose of what?
a) erythrocytes
b) leukocytes
c) leukocytes
d) platelets

The function of blood include all of the following EXCEPT:
a) transportation of oxygen, food, and hormones to cells
b) maintaining fluid balance in the body
c) removing carbon dioxide and other waste products from the cells
d) controlling pH level and body temperature

A normal age-related change for the circulatory system is:
a) heart pumps less efficiently
b) blood vessels widen
c) blood vessels deliver more efficiently
d) blood flow increases

Hypertension can lead to all of the following conditions EXCEPT:
a) heart attack
b) diabetes
c) stroke
d) blindness

One way to keep hypertension under control and prevent complications is to:
a) take medications to increase fluid in the body
b) take medications to increase fluid in the body
c) stop smoking
d) avoid strenuous exercise

Chest pains that occur when a person is active or under severe stress is called:
a) myocardial ischemia
b) stable angina
c) unstable angina
d) hypertension

Care guidelines for angina include all of the following EXCEPT:
a) reduce emotional distress as much as possible
b) make sure nitroglycerin pills are kept nearby at all times
c) make sure resident gets enough rest
d) resident may need to avoid cold and dry weather

One component of cardiac rehabilitation is:
a) a diet high in sodium may be ordered
b) resident will be discoruged from exercising
c) a stress management program may be initianted
d) residents may be told to avoid hot temperatures

The most common type of peripheral vascular disease (PVD) is:
a) phlebitis
b) myocardial infarction
c) peripheral arterial disease
d) coronary artery disease

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