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Chapter 18. Chronic Stable Angina Medication Therapy Management Data Set

All of the following may induce an angina attack EXCEPT:

a. Walking up a flight of stairs

b. Participating in a heated argument

c. Engaging in sexual intercourse

d. Eating a spicy meal

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?

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

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

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

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

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

a. Reduce the frequency of angina attacks

b. Control blood pressure and blood sugar

c. Prevent a second heart attack

d. Avoidance of activities that induce angina

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

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

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

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

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

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

a. Chew nitroglycerin for faster onset of action

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

c. Repeated dosing is not recommended

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

All of following cases require referral for further evaluation EXCEPT:

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

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