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Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease: Diagnosis

by Charles Vega, MD
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    The lecture Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease: Diagnosis by Charles Vega, MD is from the course Chronic Care.


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    1. Call 9-1-1
    2. Start an IV
    3. Obtain supplemental oxygen face mask
    4. Give oral aspirin
    5. Obtain a stress tredmill exam
    1. A 54-year-old construction worker who is experiencing new stable angina
    2. A morbidly obese 48-year-old woman with atypical chest pain
    3. A 45-year-old patient with new stable angina and a history of left bundle branch block on electrocardiogram
    4. A 76-year-old thin man with a past medical history of hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy experiencing chest pain
    5. A wheelchair-bound, 57-year-old woman experiencing shortness of breath and chest pain when transferring to and from her bedside commode.
    1. Stress nuclear imaging is more optimal for evaluating patients with baseline electrocardiogram abnormalities that stress treadmill electrocardiography
    2. Stress nuclear imaging has a higher predictive value for cardiovascular disease than stress treadmill electrocardiography
    3. Stress nuclear imaging requires a higher pre-test probability of cardiovascular disease than stress treadmill electrocardiography
    4. Stress nuclear imaging is less expensive than stress treadmill electrocardiography
    5. Stress nuclear imaging is not as sensitive for evaluation of evidence of cardiovascular disease in women than stress treadmill electrocardiography

    Author of lecture Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease: Diagnosis

     Charles Vega, MD

    Charles Vega, MD


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