(Solution) NR509 Week 4: Midweek Comprehension Quiz
According to the lesson, the border of the myocardium is generally located about 3 cm lateral to the left of the sternum?
The border of the myocardium is generally located about 6 cm (not 3 cm) lateral to the left of the sternum.
According to the lesson, heart failure can be assessed using the Framingham criteria. Which of the following findings are major criteria suggestive of heart failure? (Select all that apply)
For establishing a diagnosis of CHF using the modified Framingham Criteria, 2 major criteria or 1 major and 2 minor criteria must be present. Major criteria are: Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea or orthopnea ; Neck-vein distention; Rales; Cardiomegaly; Acute pulmonary edema; S3 gallop; Increased venous pressure >16 cm of water; and Hepatojugular reflux.