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  • 1. 
    Stage one hypertension is when a patient has a clinic blood pressure at or above which value?
    • A. 

      160/100mmHg

    • B. 

      135/85mmHg

    • C. 

      140/90mmHg

    • D. 

      180/110mmHg

  • 2. 
    Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring is:
    • A. 

      A blood pressure measurement taken in the clinic

    • B. 

      Blood pressure measurements taken over 24 hours

    • C. 

      A blood pressure measurement taken once at home

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Blood pressure must be measured in both arms, if there is a difference between the two values, a repeat test must be given. Which difference or above requires an additional test?
    • A. 

      10mmHg

    • B. 

      40mmHg

    • C. 

      5mmHg

    • D. 

      20mmHg

    • E. 

      80mmHg

  • 4. 
    If the patient does not have hypertension, when should the next blood pressure measurement be given?  
    • A. 

      6 months

    • B. 

      1 year

    • C. 

      5 years

    • D. 

      2 years

    • E. 

      7 years

  • 5. 
    How many measurements throughout the day should be given if the clinic blood pressure is 140/90mmHg or higher?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      14

    • E. 

      7

  • 6. 
    Refer the patient to a specialist if they have:
    • A. 

      Accelerated hypertension with signs of papilloedema

    • B. 

      Accelerate hypertension with retinal haemorrhage

    • C. 

      Suspected phaeochromocytoma

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Below 80 years of age, a target blood pressure value should be:
    • A. 

      150/90mmHg or below

    • B. 

      150/95mmHg or below

    • C. 

      140/90mmHg or below

    • D. 

      120/90mmHg or below

    • E. 

      180/110mmHg or below

  • 8. 
    Antihypertensives should be given to patients under 80 years with stage one hypertension and which of the following?
    • A. 

      Target organ damage

    • B. 

      10-year cardiovascular risk equivalent to 20% or greater

    • C. 

      Diabetes

    • D. 

      Established cardiovascular disease

    • E. 

      Renal disease

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    For a patient of black, African or Caribbean ethnicity which step one hypertensive treatment should be given:
    • A. 

      ACE inhibitor

    • B. 

      Calcium Channel Blocker

    • C. 

      Diuretic

    • D. 

      Alpha-blocker

    • E. 

      Beta-blocker

  • 10. 
    Which of the following advice should NOT be given:
    • A. 

      Regular exercise

    • B. 

      Healthy diet

    • C. 

      Reduced caffeine intake

    • D. 

      Reduced alcohol intake

    • E. 

      High sodium diet

    • F. 

      Smoking cessation

    • G. 

      Group motivation

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