CVS Test 18 May 2015

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 86

SettingsSettingsSettings
CVS Test 18 May 2015 - Quiz

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Questions 1-5 refer to the article “Metabolic Effects of Carvedilolvs Metoprolol in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus andHypertension”.1. The study compared which two β-blockers?
    • A. 

      A) Bisoprolol and metoprolol

    • B. 

      B) Metoprolol and carvedilol

    • C. 

      C) Carvedilol and bisoprolol

    • D. 

      D) None of the above

  • 2. 
    2. Patients in the study were receiving (renin angiotensinsystem) RAS blockade in addition to a β-blocker.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What was the maximum dose of carvedilol given in the study?
    • A. 

      A) 12,5 mg twice daily

    • B. 

      B) 6,25 mg twice daily

    • C. 

      C) 25 mg twice daily

    • D. 

      D) 200 mg twice daily

  • 4. 
    4. What was the mean change in HbA1c from baseline between thetwo groups in the modified intention-to-treat analysis?
    • A. 

      A) 0,13 %

    • B. 

      B) 0,12 %

    • C. 

      C) 0,11 %

    • D. 

      D) 0,10 %

  • 5. 
    5. The mean HbA1c increased with carvedilol during the study.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Questions 6-10 refer to the article “Effect of indapamide versushydrochlorothiazide on ventricular and arterial function inpatients with hypertension and diabetes”. 6. Indapamide has been shown to offer cardioprotection andrenal protection in renal protection in hypertensive patients
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    7. What was the primary study endpoint(s)?
    • A. 

      A) Global longitudinal strain

    • B. 

      B) Mean left ventricular longitudinal systolic velocity

    • C. 

      C) Arterial stiffness

    • D. 

      D) Endothelial function

  • 8. 
    8. Mean longitudinal systolic velocity was increased by 7 %,over the study period, in patients in the indapamide arm.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    9. What percentage improvement in endothelial function wasobserved with indapamide during the study
    • A. 

      A) 13 %

    • B. 

      A) 13 %

    • C. 

      A) 13 %

    • D. 

      D) 24 %

  • 10. 
    10. Albuminuria decreased significantly over the course of thestudy in which treatment arm?
    • A. 

      A) Indapamide

    • B. 

      B) Hydrochlorothiazide

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 11. 
    Questions 11-15 refer to the article “Increasing complexity: whichdrug class to choose for treatment of hypertension11. The HYVET trial failed to demonstrate a reduction in all-causemortality in octogenarians treated for hypertension
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    12. The European Society of Hypertension/European Society ofCardiology recommends which of the following drugs fortreatment of hypertension in patients with asymptomaticatherosclerosis/coronary artery disease risk? Choose all that apply?
    • A. 

      A) CCBs

    • B. 

      B) ACEIs

    • C. 

      C) Diuretics

    • D. 

      D) β-blockers

  • 13. 
    13. The American College of Cardiology Foundation/AmericanHeart Association recommends which of the following drugs fortreatment of hypertension in patients with diabetes mellitus?Choose all that apply.
    • A. 

      A) CCBs

    • B. 

      B) ACEIs / ARBs

    • C. 

      C) Diuretics

    • D. 

      D) β-blockers

  • 14. 
    14. The European Society of Hypertension/European Society ofCardiology recommends which drugs for the treatment ofhypertension in black patients? Choose all that apply.
    • A. 

      A) CCBs

    • B. 

      B) ACEIs / ARBs

    • C. 

      C) Diuretics

    • D. 

      D) β-blockers

  • 15. 
    15. The four basic drug classes (ACEIs, ARBs, CCBs and diuretics)can all be considered suitable as first-line treatments for arterialhypertension in elderly and very elderly patients.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

Back to Top Back to top