Cardiovascular Diseases Causes and Treatments Quiz
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Cardiovascular Diseases Causes and Treatments Quiz

Test your knowledge on cardiovascular diseases, including causes, diagnosis, and treatment options such as lifestyle modifications and medications like statins and diuretics. Explore topics like hyperlipidemia, hypertension, orthostatic hypotension, and heart failure.

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Questions and Answers

Which imaging modality is typically used to diagnose aortic aneurysm?

CT scan

What is the recommended interval for performing ultrasound for an aortic aneurysm measuring 4-4.5cm?

Every 6 months

Which condition presents with sudden onset chest pain, tearing/ripping sensation, and differing blood pressures between arms?

Aortic dissection

In atrial fibrillation, which medication can be used to control heart rate in stable patients?

<p>Metoprolol</p> Signup and view all the answers

What EKG finding is characteristic of Torsade's de pointes arrhythmia?

<p>&quot;Ribbon band&quot; appearance</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the first-line diagnostic test for assessing hypertrophic cardiomyopathy?

<p>Echocardiogram (Echo) with asymmetric wall thickness</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is a common symptom of heart failure?

<p>Tachycardia, myalgias, and headache</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the recommended frequency for lipid panel screening in individuals over 75 years old?

<p>Not recommended</p> Signup and view all the answers

In cardiogenic shock, what is Beck's triad indicative of?

<p>Distant heart sounds</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following murmurs improves with squatting and worsens with standing?

<p>Harsh crescendo-decrescendo murmur at the left lower sternal border (LLSB)</p> Signup and view all the answers

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