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1.A medication that may produce exercise intolerance in a patient who has hypertension is: 2.According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, which characteristic listed below is a coronary heart disease (CHD) risk equivalent; that is, which risk factor places the patient at a CHD risk similar to a history of CHD? 3.An 80-year-old female who is otherwise well has the following blood pressure readings. How should she be managed pharmacologically? 4.Mr. Smith is a 72-year-old patient who takes warfarin for chronic atrial fibrillation. His INR and 5.Most hypertension in preadolescents and children is:6.A patient taking an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) should avoid:7.A patient with poorly controlled hypertension and history of myocardial infarction 6 years ago presents today with mild shortness of breath. He takes quinapril, ASA, metoprolol, and a statin daily. What symptom is NOT indicative of heart failure?8.Older adults have a unique blood pressure pattern. Which blood pressure reading below reflects this pattern?9.Pharmacologic treatment for children who have hypertension should be initiated for:10.
The usual clinical course of mitral valve prolapse:
11.The correlation between blood pressure and age greater than 60 years is that as age increases:12.Classic symptoms of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) include:13.A 42-year-old hypertensive patient was given a thiazide diuretic 4 weeks ago for treatment of primary hypertension. On his return visit today, he reports feeling weak and tired. What should the NP consider to evaluate the weakness and fatigue?14.A 75-year-old has isolated systolic hypertension. She started on amlodipine 4 weeks ago. She states that since then, she has developed urinary incontinence. What is the nurse practitioner's assessment?15.Which class of medication is frequently used to improve long-term outcomes in patients with systolic dysfunction?