Treatment Of Coronary Artery Disease

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Treatment Of Coronary Artery Disease

This quiz will discuss the treatment options for coronary artery disease.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is true regarding the use of nitrates in coronary artery disease? 
    1. 1. Preload is decreased
    2. 2. Afterload is decreased
    3. 3. Coronary blood flow is increased
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      1 and 2 only

    • C. 

      1 and 3 only

    • D. 

      1, 2, and 3

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not associated with nitrates?
    • A. 

      Headache

    • B. 

      Orthostatic hypotension

    • C. 

      Tachycardia

    • D. 

      Tolerance

    • E. 

      All of the above are associated with nitrates

  • 3. 
    Which of the following statements is true regarding calcium channel blockers in coronary artery disease?
    1. 1. Afterload is decreased
    2. 2. Preload is decreased
    3. 3. Coronary blood flow is increased
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      1 and 2

    • C. 

      1 and 3

    • D. 

      1, 2, and 3

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is false regarding calcium channel blockers?
    • A. 

      They are ineffective in vasospastic angina

    • B. 

      Dizziness and headache are common side effects

    • C. 

      Cardiac depression may occur

    • D. 

      All of the above are true statements

  • 5. 
    Which of the following statements about the effects of beta-blockers is true?
    1. 1. Contractility and heart rate are reduced
    2. 2. Afterload is reduced
    3. 3. Coronary blood flow is increased
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      1 and 2 only

    • C. 

      1 and 3 only

    • D. 

      1, 2, and 3

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is false regarding beta-blockers and exercise?
    • A. 

      Patients taking beta-blockers will have smaller increases in heart rate

    • B. 

      The capacity for exercise is decreased

    • C. 

      There is a decrease in angina attacks

    • D. 

      Beta-blockers may offer protection from myocardial infarction

  • 7. 
    Which of the following agents will decrease preload?
    1. 1. CCBs
    2. 2. Nitrates
    3. 3. Beta-blockers
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      2 only

    • C. 

      1 and 3 only

    • D. 

      1, 2, and 3

  • 8. 
    Which of the following combinations of drugs must be used with caution?
    • A. 

      Nitrates and beta-blockers

    • B. 

      Dihydropyridines and beta-blockers

    • C. 

      Non-dihydropyridines and beta-blockers

    • D. 

      Nitrates, beta-blockers, and CCBs

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