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John Smith
Answered: Feb 27, 2020
Asymptomatic at birth
2. Associated with immunodeficiency
3. Cyanotic or acyanotic
4. Seen more commonly in low birth weight babies

Often asymptomatic, at least until pulmonary...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 27, 2020
The Blalock - Taussig shunt is a procedure performed to alleviate poor pulmonary blood flow
2. Taussig was a woman
3. Taussig was a deaf cardiologist
4. Taussig was...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 27, 2020
A defect
2. An illness that weakened heart muscles

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 27, 2020
Sepsis
2. Inborn error of metabolism
3. Severe respiratory distress
4. Non-accidental injury

All may be accompanied by hypoperfusion, hypothermia, hypoglycaemia, acidosis. A...Read More

1 Answer

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Wyatt Williams
Answered: Feb 27, 2020
Is so called because there are 4 diagnostic features
May have pulmonary atresia
Shows overriding of the aorta
Is characterised by spells

Pulmonary stenosis is the cardinal...Read More

1 Answer

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Adsie
Answered: Feb 27, 2020
Asymptomatic at birth
Associated with immunodeficiency
Cyanotic or acyanotic
Seen more commonly in low birth weight babies

Often asymptomatic, at least until pulmonary...Read More

1 Answer

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Cardtrick
Answered: Feb 27, 2020
Dyslipidemia
Family history of CVD
Hypertension
Obesity
Physical inactivity
Smoking

All of the above are correct except for family history of diabetes. While...Read More

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ToeKneeAy
Answered: Feb 27, 2020
Dyslipidemia
Family history of CVD
Hypertension
Smoking
Physical inactivity
Obesity

All of the above are correct except for family history of diabetes. While...Read More

1 Answer

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ToeKneeAy
Answered: Feb 27, 2020
ACEI/ARB
Aspirin
Beta blockers

ACEI/ARBs, Aspirin, and beta blockers have all been shown to decrease mortality in studies. Other agents that have been shown to have this same...Read More

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ToeKneeAy
Answered: Feb 27, 2020
Simvastatin 40mg and amlodipine
Simvastatin 20mg and diltiazem
Simvastatin 40mg and diltiazem

Concomitant use of simvastatin no greater than 20mg is recommended with amlodipine....Read More

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Chachelly
Answered: Feb 27, 2020
High output heart failure

CAUSES OF HIGH-OUTPUT FAILURE The disorders contributing to high-output heart failure include: Systemic arteriovenous fistulas Hyperthyroidism Anemia,...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 27, 2020
Bronchospastic disease

Bronchospastic disease is the only relative contraindication to beta-blockers listed here. All other options are examples of absolute contraindications to...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 27, 2020
Occlusive thrombus

NSTEMI has NON-occlusive thrombus. This, along with the ST segment depression (vs. elevation) are the major differences between an NSTEMI and STEMI.

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 27, 2020
Surgery
2. IV Medication

1 Answer

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 27, 2020
ACEI/ARB
Aspirin
Beta blockers

ACEI/ARBs, Aspirin, and beta blockers have all been shown to decrease mortality in studies. Other agents that have been shown to have this same...Read More

1 Answer

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