Acute Coronary Syndrome Quiz Questions

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The most frequent symptom to intermittent MI is
    • A. 

      Tachypnea

    • B. 

      Angina

    • C. 

      Diaphoresis

  • 2. 
    At what % stenosis can coronary bloodflow be dramatically reduced and can cause MI?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      75

    • C. 

      80

  • 3. 
    Myocardial oxygen supply is dependent on which of the following?
    • A. 

      Coronary blood flow

    • B. 

      HR

    • C. 

      Contractility

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not associated with ACS?
    • A. 

      Stable angina

    • B. 

      Unstable angina

    • C. 

      Non ST elevation MI

    • D. 

      ST elevation MI

  • 5. 
    Most who die suddenly from CAD do so as a result of ischemia induced ventricular tachycardia
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What is the most widely performed test for Stable angina evaluation?
    • A. 

      Stress test

    • B. 

      Resting ECG

    • C. 

      Chest X ray

  • 7. 
    Occlusive Thrombus formation leads to an ST elevation MI
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Angina pectoris during rest suggest which type of angina?
  • 9. 
    In MI, decreased diastolic compliance can cause all of the following except?
    • A. 

      Rales

    • B. 

      Pulmonary Congestion

    • C. 

      S4

    • D. 

      Diaphoresis, Tachycardia, Elevated BP

  • 10. 
    Decreased Systolic Function can directly cause which of the following in MI?
    • A. 

      Dyskinetic Apical Pulse

    • B. 

      Rales

    • C. 

      Pulmonary Congestion

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Negative Test of this does not rule out AMI.
    • A. 

      Troponin I

    • B. 

      CK-MB

    • C. 

      Myoglobin

  • 12. 
    This biomarker is used for both eearly stage of AMI and late stage
    • A. 

      Troponin I

    • B. 

      CRP

    • C. 

      Myoglobin

  • 13. 
    Greater than 90% of ACS results from disruption of atherosclerotic plaque with subsequent platelet aggreagtion formation of an intracoronary thrombus
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Causes of rupture of vulnerable plaques are which of the following?
    • A. 

      Presence of infammatory factors

    • B. 

      Unusual physical stress

    • C. 

      Increased blood turbulence

    • D. 

      Strenuous physical activity and emotional stress

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    In early occlusive thrombus, it is possible to have ST segment depression, T wave inversion, or normal EKG
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    In ACS, you can get all of the following except
    • A. 

      Stable angina

    • B. 

      Unstable angina by partially occlusive

    • C. 

      ST elevated totally occlusive MI- transmural (prolonged)

    • D. 

      Normal EKG with totally occlusive MI- early

    • E. 

      Partially occlusive with non ST elevated MI

  • 17. 
    In AMI, it is possible that pts will emphasiize GI symptom and de-emphasize chest pain symptom.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is true regarding care of ACS pts?
    • A. 

      Admit to intensive care, ECG monitoring for arrythmia

    • B. 

      Bedrest to decrease oxygen demand

    • C. 

      Deliver oxygen

    • D. 

      Give anelgesic to reduce pain and anxiety, and decrease catecholamine response

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    The management of Unstable angina and NSTEMI are the same which include antithrombotic(aspirin, clopidogrel, heparin, IV glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitor) and anti-ischemic medication(nitrates, BB, CCB)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    PCI is recommended for UA/NSTEMI for which kinds of pts?
    • A. 

      Score greater than or equal to 3

    • B. 

      Age is more than 65

    • C. 

      Coronary stenosis of more than 50%

    • D. 

      More than 2 episodes of anginal episodes within the last 24 hours

    • E. 

      Use of aspirin in the last 7 days therefore resistance

    • F. 

      Elevated serum Troponin

    • G. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    Treatment for STEMI includes
    • A. 

      Reperfusion therapy (fibrinolytic drugs or PCI)

    • B. 

      Antithrombotic medication

    • C. 

      ACE inhibitor-limits ventricular remodeling

    • D. 

      Statins-improve endothelial dysfunction, inhibit platelet aggregation

    • E. 

      All of the above

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