NUR 2063 Final Exam Answered Essentials of Pathophysiology - Rasmussen
Question Gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD) is due to multiple factors. Which of the following is a
serious potential complication of GERD?
Answer Esophageal Cancer
Hyperemesis gravidarum causes excessive nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. What can
the mother expect to have if hyperemesis gravidarum is left untreated?
Answer Electrolyte imbalances and dehydration
Hyperglycemia is concerning when complications arise. Which disorder is related to breaking
down fats for energy in patients with type 1 diabetes?
Answer Diabetic ketoacidosis
Question Which of the following symptoms describe complications of compartment syndrome?
Pain and tissue damage
A client diagnosed with heart failure reports to the healthcare provider a feeling of dizziness
upon standing. What is the client describing?
Answer A symptom
Question Pyelonephritis is the infection of which of the following areas of the body?