B. MAOIs interact with many common foods, including yogurt, sour cream, and soy sauce. C. Symptoms of hypertensive crisis (headache, tachycardia, sweating, etc.) require immediate treatment. D. All the above options are correct.
D. All the above options are correct. Six-year-old Lucy has recently been started on ethosuximide (Zarontin) for seizures. She should be monitored for: A. Increased seizure activity as this drug may auto-induce seizures B. Altered renal function, including renal failure C. Blood dyscrasias, which are uncommon but possible D. CNS excitement, leading to insomnia C. Blood dyscrasias, which are uncommon but possible Stage C patients usually require a combination of three to four drugs to manage their heart failure. In addition to ACE inhibitors and beta blockers, diuretics may be added. Which of the following statements about diuretics is not true? A. Diuretics reduce preload associated with fluid retention. B. Diuretics can be used earlier than Stage C when the goal is control of hypertension. C. Diuretics may produce problems with electrolyte imbalances and abnormal glucose and lipid metabolism. D. Diuretics from the potassium-sparing class should be used when using an ARB. D. Diuretics from the potassium-sparing class should be used when using an ARB. A stepwise approach to the pharmacologic management of asthma: A. Begins with determining the severity of the asthma and assessing asthma control B. Is used when the asthma is severe and requires daily steroids C. Allows for each provider to determine his or her personal approach to the care of asthmatic patients D. Provides a framework for the management of severe asthmatics but is not as helpful when patients have intermittent asthma A. Begins with determining the severity of the asthma and assessing asthma control Studies have shown that control targets that reduce the hemoglobin A1c to less than 7% are associated with fewer long-term complications of diabetes. Patients who should have such a target include: A. Those with long-standing diabetes B. Older adults C. Those with no significant cardiovascular disease D. Young children who are early in their disease C. Those with no significant cardiovascular disease Tiotropium bromide (Spiriva) is an inhaled anticholinergic: A. Used for the treatment of COPD B. Used in the treatment of asthma C. Combined with albuterol for the treatment of asthma exacerbations D. Combined with fluticasone for the treatment of persistent asthma A. Used for the treatment of COPD
To reduce mortality, all patients with angina, regardless of class, should be on: A. Aspirin 81 to 325 mg/d B. Nitroglycerin sublingually for chest pain C. ACE inhibitors or ARBs D. Digoxin A. Aspirin 81 to 325 mg/d The treatment for vitamin B12 deficiency is: A. 1,000 mcg daily of oral cobalamin B. 2 gm/day of oral cobalamin C. 100 mcg/day vitamin B12 IM D. 500 mcg/dose nasal cyanocobalamin two sprays once a week A. 1,000 mcg daily of oral cobalamin Treatment of a patient with hypothyroidism and cardiovascular disease consists of: A. Levothyroxine B. Liothyronine C. Liotrix D. Methimazole
- Fall '16
- Christy McCall
- d., Blood sugar, c., Calcium channel blocker