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Chapter 35. Stroke Medication Therapy Management Data Set

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Which of the following is a modifiable risk factor for stroke?

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a. Age

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b. Gender

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c. Cigarette smoking

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d. Family history of stroke

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A 70-year-old male patient with a history of stroke is a regular customer in your pharmacy. Which of the following factors would require intervention?

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a. A blood pressure reading of 130/80 mm Hg

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b. An LDL level of 150 mg/dL

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c. Current weight equal to ideal body weight

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d. Two alcoholic beverages per week

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A 75-year-old female is diagnosed with atrial fibrillation. She is prescribed warfarin for stroke prevention. Which of the following is the most appropriate range for the goal INR?

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a. 1.8-2.3

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b. 2.0-3.0

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c. 2.5-3.5

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d. 3.0-4.0

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Using living room language, which of the following best defines aphasia?

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a. The inability to perform communication skills effectively as the result of a previous stroke event

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b. A disturbance of the comprehension and formulation of language caused by dysfunction in specific brain regions

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c. A defect in the expression and comprehension of words caused by damage to the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain

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d. A language disorder due to a stroke that makes it hard for one to read, write, or speak

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Which of the following is an appropriate recommendation to include in the MAP for a patient with a history of stroke?

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a. Take aspirin every day

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b. Inform your family and friends to contact emergency medical services if you are experiencing symptoms of stroke and are unable to do so

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c. Lifestyle changes alone can reduce risk of stroke enough to make up for not taking your medications

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d. The risk of having another stroke is greatly reduced after having a first stroke

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Which of the following is a situation in which a patient should wait to inform their provider at ...

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