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Chapter 18. Chronic Stable Angina Medication Therapy Management Data Set

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All of the following may induce an angina attack EXCEPT:

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a. Walking up a flight of stairs

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b. Participating in a heated argument

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c. Engaging in sexual intercourse

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d. Eating a spicy meal

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What question will be most helpful for the MTM provider to determine whether the patient's chronic stable angina is controlled on the current medication regimen?

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a. "How many times have you had to call 911 for chest pain?"

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b. "What is your usual blood pressure and heart rate?"

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c. "How does chest pain limit you from doing the activities you enjoy?"

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d. "What actions do you take when you get chest pain?"

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Which of the following is an immediate goal of chronic stable angina therapy?

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a. Reduce the frequency of angina attacks

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b. Control blood pressure and blood sugar

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c. Prevent a second heart attack

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d. Avoidance of activities that induce angina

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Which of the following statements regarding angina is appropriate for patient education?

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a. "Angina may be caused by atherosclerotic buildup or vasospasm"

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b. "Angina or chest pain happens when the heart muscle does not get enough blood"

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c. "Angina occurs when there is an imbalance between myocardial oxygen demand and supply"

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d. "Hypertension, tachycardia, and anemia can induce angina in patients with ischemic heart disease"

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Which of the following should be included in the MAP regarding appropriate nitroglycerin use?

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a. Chew nitroglycerin for faster onset of action

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b. If pain is not improved after the third dose, call 911

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c. Repeated dosing is not recommended

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d. Nitroglycerin should be stored in the original container and sealed tightly

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All of following cases require referral for further evaluation EXCEPT:

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a. The patient reports that chest pain previously occurred only with exertion but is now happening ...

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