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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?
PTS:17.Which high-density lipoprotein (HDL) level is considered cardioprotective?
PTS:18.You are assessing Sigred for metabolic syndrome. Which of her parameters is indicative of this syndrome?
PTS:19.Which type of angina do you suspect in Harvey, who complains of chest pain that occurs during sleep and most often in the early morning hours?A.Stable anginaB.Unstable anginaC.Variant (Prinzmetal’s angina)D.Probably not angina but hiatal herniaANS: C
PTS:110.A patient is undergoing a cardiac stress test. Which of the following parts of their history could cause a false-positive reading?
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