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Adsie
Answered: Apr 05, 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

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 05, 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: Apr 05, 2020
Hypertensive cardiovascular disease -arteriolosclerosisa. narrowing of small arterioles; divided into hyaline and hyperplastic typesb. hyaline arteriolosclerosis is caused by...Read More

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Chachelly
Answered: Apr 05, 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: Apr 05, 2020
May show pulmonary oedema in congenital heart disease
May show a characteristic heart shadow in Transposition of the great arteries called "egg on a string"
May show pulmonary oligaemia in...Read More

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ToeKneeAy
Answered: Apr 05, 2020
Contractility

The pathophysiology of IHD is due to a disruption in the balance of myocardial oxygen supply and demand. The supply side consists of coronary blood flow, oxygen availability,...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 05, 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

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Cardtrick
Answered: Apr 05, 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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Cardtrick
Answered: Apr 05, 2020
Beta blockers
Calcium channel blockers
Nitrates

Beta blockers, calcium channel blockers and nitrates all decrease symptoms of angina. Ranolazine also decreases symptoms. Of note,...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 05, 2020
An elevated brain naturetic peptide-diagnostic significance the main clinical utility of either bnp or nt-bnp is that a normal level rules out heart failure.[2] either marker can also be used for...Read More

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Wyatt Williams
Answered: Apr 05, 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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ToeKneeAy
Answered: Apr 05, 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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Rdrayer
Answered: Apr 05, 2020
Mitral regurgitation is best heard at the apex of the heart

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Cardtrick
Answered: Apr 05, 2020
The answer is Beta-blocker

As mentioned in question 6, beta blockers provide both a decrease in mortality and symptoms and provides a rationale for use with HTN and IHD because it...Read More

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