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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?

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