Heart failure is a chronic condition that can be adequately managed in primary

Heart failure is a chronic condition that can be

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Question 5.Question :Heart failure is a chronic condition that can be adequately managed in primary care. However, consultation with or referral to a cardiologist is appropriate when: Student Answer:Symptoms markedly worsen or the patient becomes hypotensive and has syncope.There is evidence of progressive renal insufficiency or failure.The patient remains symptomatic on optimal doses of an ACE inhibitor, a beta blocker, and a diuretic.CORRECTAll the above options are correct. Points Received: 2.5 of 2.5
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Comments: Question 6.Question :Furosemide is added to a treatment regimen for heart failure, which includes digoxin. Monitoring for this combination includes: Points Received: 2.5 of 2.5 Comments: Question 7.Question :Because primary hypertension has no identifiable cause, treatment is based on interfering with the physiological mechanisms that regulate blood pressure. Thiazide diuretics treat hypertension because they:
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Points Received: 2.5 of 2.5 Comments: Question 8.Question :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? Points Received: 0 of 2.5
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