MN555-02: Primary Care Across the Adult Age Continuum II Unit 3 Quiz

MN555-02: Primary Care Across the Adult Age Continuum II Unit 3 Quiz


Question 5.        Lifestyle modifications to manage hypertension include:

                                                   Maintaining a body mass index (BMI) of 17.

                                                    Restricting dietary sodium to 2 g per day.

                                                   Encouraging 90 minutes of exercise per day.

                                                    Limiting beer intake to 24 oz/day.

Question 10.                      Which typical electrocardiogram (ECG) change is usually seen with cardiac ischemia?

                                                    T-wave inversion

                                                    ST-segment elevation

                                                   Significant Q wave


Question 13.                      Which heart sound may be heard with poorly controlled hypertension, angina, and ischemic heart disease?

                                                   A physiologic split S2

                                                    A fixed split S2



Question 14.                      Samuel is going to the dentist for some work and must take endocarditis prophylaxis because of his history of:

                                                   Severe asthma.

                                                    A common valvular lesion.

                                                   Severe hypertension.

                                                    A previous coronary artery bypass graft (CABG).

  Question 16.                     George has cardiovascular disease (CVD), is 64 years old, has a total cholesterol of 280 mg/dL, has a systolic blood pressure (BP) of 158, and is being treated for hypertension. You are doing a Framingham Risk Assessment on him. Which assessment factor would give him the highest number of points on the scale?

                                                    His age

                                                    His cholesterol level

                                                   His systolic BP

                                                   The fact that he is on antihypertensive medication

Question 17.                      Which pain characteristic is usually indicative of cardiac pathology?





Question 18.                      What percentage of patients with angina pectoris will have simultaneous dyspnea, caused by transient increase in pulmonary venous pressures that accompany ventricular stiffening during an episode of myocardial ischemia?

                                                   About 20%

                                                    About 30%

                                                   About 50%

                                                    Almost all

Question 24.                      Which assessment tool is used for peripheral artery disease?





Question 25.                      Which diagnostic test has long been considered the “gold standard” for a diagnosis of venous thromboembolism?


                                                   Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

                                                    Ascending venogram