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Wyatt Williams
Answered: Apr 03, 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

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 03, 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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Cardtrick
Answered: Apr 03, 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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John Smith
Answered: Apr 03, 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: Apr 03, 2020
Surgery
2. IV Medication

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Cardtrick
Answered: Apr 03, 2020
Beta-blockers

Ranolazine is used as a substitute for beta-blockers. This is used in the course of therapy if beta-blockers are contraindicated, ineffective, or cause too many adverse...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 03, 2020
A defect
2. An illness that weakened heart muscles

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Rdrayer
Answered: Apr 03, 2020
Prerenal azotemia

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ToeKneeAy
Answered: Apr 03, 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: Apr 03, 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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John Smith
Answered: Apr 03, 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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Rdrayer
Answered: Apr 03, 2020
Positive inotropic, negative chronotropic effect

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 03, 2020
Antibodies against treponema pallidum-thoracic aneurysma. balloon-like dilation of the thoracic aortab. due to weakness in the aortic wall. classically seen in tertiary syphilis; endarteritisof the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 03, 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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