Question 15.Question :Which of the following is true about procainamide and its dosing schedule? Student Answer:It produces bradycardia and should be used cautiously in patients with cardiac conditions that a slower heart rate might worsen.
GI adverse effects are common, so the drug should be taken with food.Adherence can be improved by using a sustained-release formulation that can be given once daily.CORRECTDoses of this drug should be taken evenly spaced around the clock to keep an even blood level. Points Received: 2.5 of 2.5 Comments: Question 16.Question :The New York Heart Association and the Canadian Cardiovascular Society have describedgrading criteria for levels of angina. Angina that occurs with unusually strenuous activity or on walking or climbing stair after meals is: Points Received: 0 of 2.5 Comments:
Question 17.Question :Jamie is a thirty-four-year-old pregnant woman with familial hyperlipidemia and elevated LDL levels. What is the appropriate treatment for a pregnant woman? Points Received: 2.5 of 2.5 Comments: Question 18.Question :Disease states in addition to hypertension in which beta blockade is a compelling indication for the use of beta blockers include:
Dyslipidemia Points Received: 2.5 of 2.5 Comments: Question 19.Question :Which of the following disease processes could be made worse by taking a nonselective beta blocker? Student Answer:Asthma might worsen.Diabetes might worsen.CORRECTBoth might worsen.INCORRECTBeta blockade does not affect these disorders. Points Received: 0 of 2.5 Comments: Question 20.Question :Which of the following classes of drugs is contraindicated in heart failure?
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