PRAC-6540-1/PRAC-6540A-1-Adv Prac Care of Frail Elders- 2021-Winter-QTR-Term-wks-1-thru-11
Quiz – Week 7
- What area of the heart is considered the “pacemaker of the heart”?
- The tricuspid valve
- When reviewing the chest X-ray, a review of the bony structures of the clavicle, ribs, and spine can indicate which of the following pathologies if present?
- Alignment of the spinous processes—indication of compression fractures
- Why is looking at the position of the trachea on a chest X-ray important?
- You order a potassium level on your patient who is being treated for high blood pressure with a diuretic. His last value 3 months ago was normal. His value from today is 7. The patient is in no distress and has no complaints of palpitations or other symptoms. What is your next step?
- Lab analysis: You have an older patient in the ICU with chief complaint of dizziness and hypotension. You review their sodium level over the past 3 days: 3 days ago, sodium level was 135; 2 days ago, sodium was 139; and yesterday, sodium was 144. Today, the sodium level is 145. Knowing that normal sodium levels range from 135–145, what is your patient trending?
- Your 73-year-old diabetic patient has a urinary albumin excretion of >30 mg/dl. You order a 24-hour urine test to determine chronic kidney disease (CKD). The results are GFR 60–89 mL/min/1.73m2 and persistent albuminuria. What stage of CKD is this?
- The electrical conduction of the heart follows which pathway?
- Your 70-year-old male patient has finished a surgical resection and radiation for prostate cancer. What do you expect his PSA to be in 6 months?