What value on the ankle brachial index diagnoses

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39.What value on the ankle-brachial index diagnoses peripheral artery disease?A.Less than 0.25B.Less than 0.50C.Less than 0.90D.Greater than 1ANS: C
PTS:140.Your patient with permanent atrial fibrillation asks what other options he has to warfarin. You tell him:
PTS:141.You just started Martha on HTN therapy. The Eighth Joint National Committee recommends that if her goal BP is not reached in what length of time, you should increase the initial drug oradd a second drug to it?
PTS:142.Janice is a 65-year-old Caucasian female with a history of osteoporosis and new-onset hypertension. Which of the following medications is appropriate as first line for Janice’s hypertension?
PTS:143.Fred is a 76-year-old man with a history of hypertension who recently suffered a post-myocardial infarction. Which of the following antihypertensive medications is appropriate?A.HydrochlorothiazideB.FurosemideC.SpironolactoneD.LisinoprilANS: D
PTS:144.The care provider is assessing an ECG electrical axis, which shows a negative complex in leadI and a positive complex in augmented vector foot (aVF). Which describes this axis deviation?
PTS:145.Which of the following results might you see in a physical examination of a male patient with hypertension?
PTS:146.In which patient do premature ventricular contractions NOT need to be treated?
PTS:147.What is the most common form of heart disease in a patient with atrial fibrillation?A.HypertensionB.Rheumatic heart diseaseC.Angina
D.Coronary artery disease associated with heart failureANS: D
PTS:148.What does digitalis compete with at binding sites on the cell membrane?
PTS:149.Which of the following will help a provider determine whether a patient is experiencing paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) or ventricular tachycardia (VT)?
PTS:1

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