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A Typical Patient – Cardiovascular Disease

by Joseph Alpert, MD
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    The lecture A Typical Patient – Cardiovascular Disease by Joseph Alpert, MD is from the course Introduction to the Cardiac System.


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    1. A nuclear stress test
    2. An MRI scan
    3. A 24 hour ambulatory EKG monitor recording
    4. An echocardiogram
    1. Only a minority of patients with chest pain who come to emergency department are found to have a myocardial infarction.
    2. Patients who come to the emergency department complaining of chest pain should be sent home immediately with a prescription for aspirin.
    3. Most patients with chest pain who seek medical attention in the emergency department are found to have suffered a myocardial infarction (heart attack).
    4. All patients who come to the emergency department complaining of chest pain should be seen by a gastrointestinal specialist.
    1. Myocardial infarction
    2. Cirrhosis of the liver
    3. Viral pneumonia
    4. Cancer of the pancreas
    5. Ulcerative colitis
    1. Cocaine usage
    2. High blood pressure
    3. Smoking
    4. High cholesterol
    5. Obesity
    1. Re-record the blood pressure after few weeks
    2. Report that he has hypertension
    3. Re-record his blood pressure immediately
    4. Disregard the blood pressure values
    5. Report to him that he has malignant hypertension
    1. 50 -55
    2. 40 - 45
    3. 35- 30
    4. 45 - 50
    5. 25 -30
    1. Cardiac catheterization with Angiography
    2. Aortic valve replacement
    3. Bypass of the coronary arteries
    4. Do not require intervention
    5. Pacemaker placement
    1. Medical treatment
    2. Echocardiography
    3. Aortic valve replacement
    4. Coronary artery stenting
    5. Cardiac catheterization
    1. Warfarin
    2. Iron supplements
    3. Antibiotics
    4. Blood transfusion
    5. Muscle relaxants
    1. Monitoring the use of antibiotics
    2. Eating heart-healthy diet
    3. Discontinue cigarette smoking
    4. Exercise regularly
    5. Monitor use of statins
    1. MRI scans
    2. Blood tests
    3. Electrocardiograms
    4. Chest X-ray
    5. Echocardiogram

    Author of lecture A Typical Patient – Cardiovascular Disease

     Joseph Alpert, MD

    Joseph Alpert, MD


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