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Cardiovascular Diseases Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the best way to treat arteriosclerosis?

Question 2 2. All diet modifications can help prevent arteriosclerosis EXCEPT which one?

Question 3 3. What happens in arteriosclerosis?

Question 4 4. Hyaline arteriosclerosis is of LEAST medical concern to which of the following groups of people?

Question 5 5. Which of the following BEST describes the chain of events that leads to hyaline arteriosclerosis?

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Question 6 6. Where is hyaline arteriosclerosis commonly found?

Question 7 7. What is claudication?

Question 8 8. What is arteriosclerosis?

Question 9 9. What is arteriosclerosis obliterans?

Question 10 10. Which type of arteriosclerosis is caused by buildup of deposits of pink material?

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Question 11 11. Which part of the circulatory system is primarily affected by arteriosclerosis?

Question 12 12. Which describes hyperplastic arteriosclerosis?

Question 13 13. What surgical intervention for arteriosclerosis uses a vein from another area of your body?

Question 14 14. What symptom occurs with arteriosclerosis of the coronary arteries?

Question 15 15. What happens to cause arteriosclerosis?

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Question 16 16. What surgical intervention may be needed in cerebral arteriosclerosis?

Question 17 17. Which is NOT a medication used to treat cerebral arteriosclerosis?

Question 18 18. What part of the body is affected in cerebral arteriosclerosis?

Question 19 19. What other blood levels need to be managed to prevent arteriosclerosis?

Question 20 20. What effect does hypertension have?

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Question 21 21. Which blood pressure reading is an example of hypertension?

Question 22 22. What test would be needed to diagnose arteriosclerosis if you have leg pain with activity?

Question 23 23. Why would your pulse be weak if you have arteriosclerosis?

Question 24 24. What does a stress test do?

Question 25 25. When an area is not receiving enough blood supply, the temperature upon touching it will feel

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Question 26 26. Which assessment includes applying pressure to a distal extremity until it turns white and counting the number of seconds until color returns?

Question 27 27. You notice some swelling in Arthur's ankles and feet that you would consider severe. How do you communicate this to his physician?

Question 28 28. Which lifestyle modification is helpful in preventing arteriosclerosis?

Question 29 29. What is hyaline arteriosclerosis?

Question 30 30. What is a surgical treatment option for arteriosclerosis obliterans that involves a catheter?

Cardiovascular Diseases Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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