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  • 1. 
    Which of these is not a type of atrial fibrillation?  
    • A. 

      Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation

    • B. 

      Lone atrial fibrillation

    • C. 

      Persistent atrial fibrillation

    • D. 

      Combined atrial fibrillation

  • 2. 
    Which of these is a feature of atrial fibrillation?  
    • A. 

      Presence of “p” wave on electrocardiogram

    • B. 

      Absence of “p” wave on electrocardiogram

    • C. 

      “p” wave of differing morphology on electrocardiogram

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Which of these is not a risk factor for atrial fibrillation?
    • A. 

      Hypertension

    • B. 

      Diabetes

    • C. 

      Hypothyroidism

    • D. 

      Congestive cardiac failure

  • 4. 
    The management of atrial fibrillation involves which of the following objectives?
    • A. 

      Rate control

    • B. 

      Correction of rhythm disturbance

    • C. 

      Prevention of thromboembolism

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Strongest risk factor for stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation is:  
    • A. 

      Irregular atrial rhythm

    • B. 

      Increased ventricular rate

    • C. 

      Lack of anticoagulation

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    In patients who have self-limited episodes of atrial fibrillation (AF), antiarrhythmic drugs are unnecessary to prevent recurrence unless AF is associated with severe symptoms related to:
    • A. 

      Hypotension

    • B. 

      Myocardial Ischemia

    • C. 

      Heart failure

    • D. 

      Any of the above

  • 7. 
    Which of these drugs should be used unless contraindicated in all patients to prevent postoperative atrial fibrillation during cardiac surgery?  
    • A. 

      Flecainide

    • B. 

      Procainanide

    • C. 

      Propafenone

    • D. 

      Beta blockers

  • 8. 
    Which of the following drugs should not be used in patients with atrial fibrillation with acute myocardial infarction?
    • A. 

      Amiodarone

    • B. 

      Propanolol

    • C. 

      Propafenone

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Antiarrhythmic drug that can be used in patients of atrial fibrillation with heart failure is:  
    • A. 

      Amiodarone

    • B. 

      Flecainide

    • C. 

      Propafenone

    • D. 

      Sotalol

  • 10. 
    For patients with recurrent paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, with no or minimal heart disease, the recommended initial antiarrhythmic therapy is:  
    • A. 

      Flecainide

    • B. 

      Propafenone

    • C. 

      Sotalol

    • D. 

      Any of the above

  • 11. 
    The recommended antithrombotic therapy for high-risk patients with atrial fibrillation is:  
    • A. 

      Warfarin

    • B. 

      Aspirin

    • C. 

      Warfarin + Aspirin

    • D. 

      Clopidogrel + Aspirin

  • 12. 
    Which of the following are the non-pharmacological treatments for atrial fibrillation?  
    • A. 

      Maze surgery

    • B. 

      Radiofrequency catheter ablation

    • C. 

      Implantable cardioverter defibrillators

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    The recommended INR range for warfarin therapy in atrial fibrillation is:
    • A. 

      2-3

    • B. 

      1.5-3

    • C. 

      2-4

    • D. 

      1.5-4

  • 14. 
     Electrical cardioversion is contraindicated in patients of atrial fibrillation with:   
    • A. 

      Heart failure

    • B. 

      Myocardial ischemia

    • C. 

      Digitalis toxicity

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 15. 
    Which of the following patients can undergo cardioversion without prior anticoagulation?
    • A. 

      Atrial fibrillation less than 48 hours with haemodynamic instability

    • B. 

      Atrial fibrillation

    • C. 

      Atrial fibrillation

    • D. 

      Atrial fibrillation

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