Section 6. Cardiovascular ProblemsMULTIPLE CHOICE1.What of the following patients is a candidate for statins?A.Jerry is a 55-year-old male with a history of syncope.B.Christa is a 65-year-old female with a history of myocardial infarction (MI).C.Manny is a 75-year-old male with a 10-year cardiovascular risk of 6.5%.D.April is an 80-year-old female with a low-density lipoprotein (LDL) level of 180.ANS: B
PTS:12.Which of the following is a chest wall syndrome?
PTS:13.Which of the following may help a clinician to determine whether palpitations are caused by apotentially lethal cardiac rhythm?
PTS:14.A blood pressure (BP) of 150/90 is considered:
PTS:15.Lifestyle modifications to manage hypertension (HTN) include:A.Maintaining a body mass index of 17B.Restricting dietary sodium to 5 grams per dayC.Engaging in exercise or physical activity for 90 minutes a dayD.Limiting beer intake to 24 ounces per dayANS: D
PTS:16.Mary has hypertension and previously had a stroke. Which hypertensive drug has been shown to reduce stroke?