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What agents act to lower blood pressure by stopping the conversion of angiotensin II Angiotensin- converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEIs)
The product of cardiac output and total peripheral resistance defines: Arterial Blood Pressure
Hypertension in adults is defined as blood pressure greater than: 140/90 mm Hg
First line agents for treatment of uncomplicated hypertension include: Thaiazide diuretics, ACEIs,ARBs, CCBs
The most common side effect of angiotensin- converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) is: Persistent dry cough
The classes of diuretics include which of the following: 1-Loop 2-Potassium Sparing 3-Osmotics 4-Thiazides 5-Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors All of the above
Which of the following agents reduce total peripheral resistance by a direct action on vascular smooth muscle? Vasodilator
__________ is a symptom of myocardial ischemia. Angina
Nitrogllycerin relieves chest pain by: Dilating coronary arteries
Anticoagulants work by preventing the formation of the fibrin clot
The most commonly used anticoagulant is: Warfarin
Aspirin is: An anti-platelet agent
Thrombolytics restore coronary blood flow by: Dissolving the thrombus
Your 74-year old patient has a recorded blood pressure of 185/125 mm hg. He is not currently showing any signs or symptoms of acute organ complications. You would label his condition a: Hypertensive urgency and hypertensive crisis
Centrally acting adrenergic agents lower blood pressure by: Affecting cardiac output and peripheral resistance.
The dose of aspirin for prevention of myocardial infraction is: 81 to 325 mg daily
The standard for monitoring warfarin therapy is: International normalizing ratio (INR)
The most common adverse effect associated with thrombolytic agents is; Bleeding